Kannywood mourns loss of veteran actress Saratu Gidado aka Daso

Kannywood mourns loss of veteran actress Saratu Gidado aka Daso

The Kannywood film industry is reeling from the loss of beloved veteran actress Saratu Gidado, affectionately known as Daso, who passed away at the age of 56.

The sad news was confirmed by close relatives of the late actress, who revealed that she was found lifeless on Tuesday morning, leaving her family, friends, and fans in shock.

Daso, who was born on January 17, 1968, in Kano, made a significant impact in the Kannywood industry with her exceptional performances, particularly in comical roles where she portrayed bold and mischievous characters. Her career in the film industry began in 2000 with the movie “Linzami Da Wuta,” produced by Sarauniya Movies, and she quickly won the hearts of audiences with her talent and versatility.

Some of the notable films that propelled Daso to stardom include “Nagari,” “Gidauniya,” “Mashi,” and “Sansani.” Her vibrant presence and impeccable acting skills solidified her status as a beloved figure in Kannywood, earning her a special place in the hearts of fans across the Hausa-speaking regions and beyond.

Tributes have been pouring in from colleagues, fans, and well-wishers, reflecting on Daso’s immense contributions to the industry and the legacy she leaves behind. A close associate of the late actress, Habiba Umar, described Daso as not only a talented actress but also a warm-hearted individual who touched the lives of many through her performances.