Celebrated Actor Kone Nouhoum died yesterday after succumbing to injuries from an unfortunate accident that happened September last year at the Naivasha geothermal site. The actor had been fighting for his life in the Nairobi Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit for five months.
His close friend and fellow actor Pascal Tokodi confirmed that Kone had undergone various surgeries after being admitted. Kone is also reported to have experienced difficulty in breathing and multiple spine injuries.
The late actor who was popularly known for his role in Maisha Magic Series ‘Selina’ where he played the role of Reagan, Pascal Tokodi’s elder brother. His other iconic roles were in TV series Changes, Mali and New Beginnings.
The film fraternity led by the Kenya Actors Guild, fellow Selina cast and Kenyans at large have come out to send condolences to the actor’s family. Below are some of the messages:
Kenya Film Commission @kenyafilmcomm Celebrated Actor Kone Nouhoum has passed on. The actor has been in ICU after being involved in a grisly road accident. He featured on Selina, Mali & New Beginnings TV shows. We’ve lost a great personality in the film industry & we send our sincere condolences to friends & Family.
ONLINE STRATEGIST @Lynnethebrand Kone So it’s true, How I wish your producer would call me back and say it was just a bad joke. How I wish,Am so speechless Yani waah.
According to a family representative, Kone’s body will be laid to rest today just hours after his death. May his soul rest in eternal peace