Bisi Komolafe

Bisi Komolafe (1986–2012) was a Nigerian actress, film director and producer best known for her role in the movies Igboro Ti Daru and Aramotu.[1]

Bisi Komolafe
Born
Bisi Komolafe Veronica

1986
Died31 December 2012
University College Hospital, Ibadan
NationalityNigerian
Occupation
Years active2008–2012

Early life and educationEdit

Bisi was the second child born in 1986 into a family of five in Ibadan, Oyo State South-Western Nigeria where she completed her primary and secondary school education.[2] She attended St. Louis Grammar School, Ibadan before she proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU) where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration.[3][4]

CareerEdit

Bisi's acting career shot into limelight after she starred in the movie Igboro Ti Daru. She went on to play leading roles in films including Bolode O'ku, Asiri Owo and Ebute. Bisi also produced movies including Latonwa, Eja Tutu and Oka.[5] She was nominated in the "Revelation of The Year" category at the 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards and in the "Best Lead Actress in a Yoruba film" category at the 2012 edition.[6]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award ceremony Award description Result
2009 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards Revelation of The Year Nominated[6]
2012 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Lead Actress in a Yoruba film Nominated[7]

DeathEdit

The death of Bisi Komolafe was reported in the media on 31 December 2012.[8] The circumstances surrounding her death generated several reports and speculations in the media. However medical reports confirmed that she died of pregnancy related complications[9][10] at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. She was buried on January 4, 2013[11] in Ibadan.[12]

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Igboro Ti Daru
  • Aye Ore Meji
  • Apere Ori
  • Omo Olomo Larin Ero
  • Jo Kin Jo
  • Akun
  • Bolode O'ku
  • Aramotu
  • Asiri Owo
  • Ogbe Inu
  • Aiyekooto
  • Latonwa
  • Alakada
  • Mofe Jayo
  • Ebute
  • Iberu Bojo

Personal lifeEdit

She was engaged to a Canadian based Nigerian, Tunde Ijadunola in Oyo state.[13]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe, for burial in Ibadan, tomorrow". Vanguard. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Untold Story Of Bisi Komolafe's Mysterious Death – She Died Of Spiritual Attack". MJE Magazine. 4 January 2013. Archived from the original on 27 March 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  3. ^ Akinnagbe Akintomide (3 January 2013). "PICTURES: THE UNTOLD STORY ABOUT THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MOVIE STAR BISI KOMOLAFE". Nigeria Films. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Bisi Komolafe biography, net worth, age, family, contact & picture". www.manpower.com.ng. Retrieved 2020-09-30.
  5. ^ Bayo Adetutu (1 January 2013). "Bisi Komolafe, Nollywood actress dies". P.M. News. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Best of Nollywood Awards 2009". BellaNaija. 7 December 2009. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  7. ^ "BON Winners". Nollywood Mindspace. 9 September 2012. Archived from the original on 2014-10-15. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  8. ^ Oseyiza Ogbodo (28 December 2013). "January 2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Bisi Komolafe dies". National Mirror. Archived from the original on 2014-08-24. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Bisi Komolafe's Doctor speaks about her cause of death". Africa Spotlight. January 13, 2013. Archived from the original on 2017-01-04. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  10. ^ Ebun Sessou (12 January 2013). "Bisi Komolafe's property tears fiancé, family apart". Vanguard. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  11. ^ Ola Ajayi (4 January 2013). "Tears as Bisi Komolafe goes home". Vanguard. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  12. ^ Akinwale Aboluwade (January 5, 2013). "Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe, buried amid tears". The Punch. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  13. ^ "Bisi Komolafe biography, net worth, age, family, contact & picture". www.manpower.com.ng. Retrieved 2020-09-30.

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