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    Popular Nollywood Actor, Sikiru "Arakangudu" Adeshina Is Dead

    Yoruba actors, Sikiru Adeshina, popularly known as Arakangudu is dead. Arakankandu, who has been off the movie scene for a couple of years passed on in his Kaduna home yesterday. His death was confirmed on Tuesday morning by a former President of the defunct Association of Nigerian Theatre Practitioners (ANTP), Prince Jide Kosoko and the President, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association (TAMPPAN), Chief Dele Odule.
    Kosoko said ‘It is pathetic, painful that we lost such a colourful and creative talent. It’s very pathetic. At a point in time, he devoted his energy to ensure order in the movie industry.’
    Reacting to the shocking passage of the actor better known for his traditional roles and incantations in Yoruba movies, the TAMPPAN President, Odule said: ‘‘we have heard about the unfortunate incident. We have sent emissaries to his family house in Osogbo to confirm the circumstances surrounding his death."
    The fantastic actor died yesterday 8th February 2016 in Kaduna State through heart attack. His remains according to a source will be moved to his home town in Osogbo, Capital of Osun State for burial this morning.

    Some of his other colleagues confirmed this news to us while his photos has now been using as RIP. For several years, the well-built, popular and talented actor who is known for his mastery of the roles of herbalist and armed robber in Arakangudu most Yoruba movies has gone off the scene where nobody could figure out his whereabouts.
    Then, series of questions and reports started flying in the media claiming that he has relegated himself from acting finally.

    The baritone-voiced actor made his turn back into make-believe industry not long ago. The versatile actor bounced back with his role in a recent movie titled Ayaba Oosa written and produced by Yetunde Abubakry and directed by Okiki Afolayan.
     It was released on Monday 2nd June 2015 from the stable of Okiki Films & Music Productions. Arakangudu played the role of one of the chiefs in the palace. The flick also featured the likes of Antar Laniyan, Ojopagogo, Moji Olaiya, Tomiwa Alajogun and many others.

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