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Veteran and legendary Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare died on Saturday as a result of respiratory disorder. He was 65 years old. The thespian will be remembered for his deeply crafted roles in movies. Here are four movies he starred in.



Maami produced by Tunde Kelani is a story about Kashimawo (Wole Ojo) and his mother (Funke Akindele) who are very poor. Kashi longs for the father (Olumide Bakare)  he has never known.

Kofo, the first lady

Disability doesn’t have to limit you when pursuing your ambitions and dreams. In this movie, Kofo (Lizzy Anjorin) became the first lady despite her erratic tendencies and father’s (Olumide Bakare  reservations about having a public life. Other stars in the movie include Akin Lewis, Olarewanju Omiyinka (Ijesha), Adekola Tijani and Tayo Amokade (Ijebu) among others.


A woman who keeps birthing girls prompted a chief (Olumide Bakare) to abandon his family. He married another woman who bore him a male child. Other co-stars include: Fausat Balogun, Gbenga Martins, Lateefat Balogun and Sekinat Roger

Last flight to Abuja

One of the best films of 2012. It was written by Tunde Bablola and directed and produced by Obi Emelonye. Bakare starred alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Jide Kosoko, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Jim Iyke.

Written By Damilola Faustino

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