Fast-rising Nollywood actress Modupe Oyekunle has passed on after she died during childbirth on the 4th of April, 2017.

According to reports, Oyekunle had given up the ghost in the delivery room while giving birth to her third child.

The child, a baby girl, is said to be in good health.

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Oyekunle had a rising profile in the movie industry before her death, having starred in movies like Segun Ogungbe’s Ibi Giga.

She was a member of Igi Aloye caucus in Abeokuta, which also produced popular actor Odunlade Adekola.

It wasn’t all bad news for the movie industry though as actress Mimi Orijekwe welcomed her first child on the same day.