A popular Hausa film star Hauwa Ali Dodo, was among those who died in aÂ motor accident on Friday along Saminaka between Plateau and Kaduna States.
Confirming the death of the star, Secretary General, Kano State Film Makers Association, Malam Baba Karami, told newsmen that officials of the association were on their way to collect the corpse.
He said that the star was returning to Kano from Jos with few others in the car when the accident happened.
Before her death, Dodo was a popular artiste who played a prominent role in the development of the Hausa film industry in Northern Nigeria.
She featured in many movies and was until her death, very prominent in her acting career.
She died at the age of 35 leaving behind her mother and brothers.
Hausa filmmakers said they would live to remember herÂ contributions to the industry in Kano.