Entertainment

March 2, 2024

‘Your contributions will be remembered’, celebrities, fans mourn Sisi Quadri

Sisi Quadri

Celebrities and fans have continued to mourn the death of Oyebamiji Tolani Quadri, popularly known as ‘Sisi Quadri, who passed away on Friday, March 1.

The 44-year-old Osun-born thespian reportedly experienced persistent hiccups from a kidney ailment in his hometown of Iwo, Osun State.

He had his primary and secondary education in Ore, Ondo State, before his journey into the movie industry, where he joined a theatre group led by Toyin Olaiya, in his native Iwo, Osun State.

Sisi Quadri, known for his insultive personality in movies and skits, had his breakthrough in 2004 in the epic Yoruba movie, ‘Seranko Seniyan’. His meteoric rise came in 2020 when he released the movie ‘Ebudola’ alongside an actress, Funmi Awelewa.

His other movies include Ololade Mrs Money, Toko Taya, Big Brother Ibadan, and Lepa Gawu, among others.

Aside from acting, Sisi Quadri was a trained fashion designer and, at different times, expressed his love for the craft, which he reiterated he would never leave.

He was happily married and blessed with two kids, Hazani Olamilekan, and Olamide Oyebamiji. In October 2020, he completed his house.

Quadri’s passing occurred just a year after he lost his mother on February 22, 2023.

Following his death, f/celebrities and fans have paid tribute to him

Actress Abiola Adebayo, wrote on her Instagram page, “You will be greatly missed, Sisi Quadri. May your soul rest in perfect peace. May God comfort all of your loved ones.”

Kunle Afolayan wrote, Sad!Sad!Sad! I’m not sure of what to say or how to deal with this! There is a saying that “T’ibi t’ire la da Ile aye” This is just so shocking … May your soul rest in peace Quadri”

@iamaleshinloye “Rest in Peace Sisi Quadri he D*id in Anikulapo series now real life, he was getting his flowers but death came too soon.”

@Alfred_awuke “Still finding it hard to believe this. Rest in Peace Sisi Quadri. Heard he’s even in the Anikulapo series that just started”

@ThinkYoruba_1st “Rest in peace Sisi Quadri… Your contributions to the Yoruba movie industry will be forever remembered and appreciated. May Olodumare be with your family and loved ones.”

@lollypeezle “Sisi Quadri’s death is even more painful when you realize he just started getting his flowers. At a time his sharp mouth started making him money in a career where his appreciation is long overdue, he was cut short. He is irreplaceable.”

@OlamideAlawode_ said,  “This is the time for you to reap the fruits of all your labour in this industry bro! Nawa for this life sha! Rest in peace IJAYA! Sisi quadri!”

@Olumuyiwadan wrote, “You will BeRemembered for Good Ooo Sisi Quadri RIP”