Nollywood Loses Another Star as Charles Granville Passes Away.
The Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, has been thrown into mourning as one of its prominent filmmakers, Charles Granville, has died. He passed away on Thursday, September 21, after battling a long-term illness.
Granville was an actor, producer, and director who had featured in and produced several movies and TV shows. Some of his notable works include Thirty Pieces of Silver, Locked, Last Flight to Abuja, Impossible Relationship, and Better than the Beginning. He was also the founder and CEO of Swift Studios Limited, a film production company.
Granville was known for his passion, creativity, and professionalism in the industry. He had worked with many renowned actors and actresses, such as Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Desmond Elliot, and Joke Silva. He had also received several awards and recognitions for his contributions to Nollywood.
Charles Granville is dead.
According to a statement released by his family, Granville did not disclose his health condition to his colleagues and friends until his death. The statement also said that the funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.
Many of his fans and colleagues have taken to social media to express their shock and sadness over his demise. They have also paid tribute to him and prayed for the repose of his soul.
Granville’s death is another blow to Nollywood, which has lost several actors and filmmakers in recent times. Some of them include Victor Decker, Saint Obi, Don Brymo, Rachel Oniga, Sadiq Daba, and Ernest Asuzu.
May his soul rest in peace. Amen.