Actor David Osagie dies hours after filming on set

David Osagie Nollywood actor dead

Actor David Osagie popularly known as Sir David has died.

The actor died hours after filming on a movie set.

His colleague, Ngozi Ezeh, announced the actor’s passing in an Instagram post on Wednesday morning.

She wrote: “Good morning fam, I hate to say this but we have lost another Nollywood king, Sir David. He wasn’t sick, it just happened. How do we explain this, another loss in Nollywood? Oh Lord have mercy. Rest in peace Sir Dave.

“I Mourn again oh I mourn ooh This life shall, it’s all but once. Nothing dey to fight or kill body for.”

Reacting in the comment section of the post, actress Ibiwari Etuk noted that Sir David was on a movie set yesterday and he went home to rest after the shoot, hoping to return today to continue filming.

She wrote: “This can’t be explained o. He filmed yesterday o, went back to rest hoping to resume shoot today but never woke up. Another king role interpreter is gone. What is this o God.”

Another actress Georgina Ibeh also expressed shock over the loss saying, “What is really going on. Uncle David?”

David’s death happened days after fast-rising actress Chinedu Benard was confirmed dead after she slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Enugu State.

An up-and-coming actress Francisca Choji also died mysteriously on Sunday, May 1.

Sir David was best known for his role as king. Some of his movies include My Sorrow My Pain, Agunna and Lost Battle.