Chukwuka Emelionwu, producer of Nollywood classics like “Last Burial” and “Issakaba,” has passed away in car crash.
His death was confirmed by Nollywood filmmakers, Emmanuel Michaels and Charles Novia, who took to social media to share their tributes.
According to reports, the filmmaker was killed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, by a hit-and-run driver along Oraukwu road, Anambra State.
Emelionwu was the producer of several classic Nollywood movies, including the comedy film “Aki and Paw Paw,” the action film “Issakaba” among others.
Emelionwu was also CEO of Kasvid International, the production company behind popular movies such as “Beautiful Faces,” “Corporate Maid,” “Unforseen” among others.
The late filmmaker is survived by his wife Juliet Ngozi Emelionwu and beautiful children.
May his soul rest in peace.