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Kannywood Mourns the Loss of Veteran Actress Saratu Gidado, Known as Daso

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KANO, Nigeria – The entertainment industry is in mourning following the sudden death of Saratu Gidado, a beloved veteran actress in Kannywood, popularly known as Daso. She was 56.

Daso’s relatives confirmed to Freedom Radio that she was found lifeless on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, morning after returning to bed post-Sahur, the pre-dawn meal consumed before fasting during Ramadan.

The news has sent shockwaves through the industry and her vast fan base, leaving both in profound grief.

Born on January 17, 1968, in Kano, Daso became a household name in the Hausa film industry, known for her vibrant performances and mastery of comical roles. She debuted in 2000 with the movie “Linzami Da Wuta,” produced by Sarauniya Movies, and her career soared from there.

Saratu Gidado, a beloved veteran actress in Kannywood, popularly known as Daso.
Saratu Gidado, a beloved veteran actress in Kannywood, popularly known as Daso.

Among her most acclaimed works are films like “Nagari,” “Gidauniya,” “Mashi,” and “Sansani.” These roles not only showcased her versatility but also her ability to captivate audiences with her spirited portrayals of assertive and mischievous characters.

Daso’s impact on Kannywood was profound. Her vibrant presence and remarkable acting skills made her a beloved figure across Hausa-speaking regions and beyond, solidifying her legacy as a significant contributor to the industry.

Tributes have poured in from colleagues, fans, and well-wishers, all highlighting her immense contributions and the indelible mark she left on the industry.

Habiba Umar, a close associate of Daso, reflected on her passing, saying, “Daso’s departure leaves a void in the industry that will be difficult to fill. She was not only a talented actress but also a warm-hearted individual who touched the lives of many with her performances.”

Daso’s legacy in Kannywood is assured by her extensive body of work and the deep connections she forged through her vibrant personality and dedication to her craft.

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