Aisha Dan Kano was one of the biggest actresses in Kannywood before her death.
Her death came as a big shock to the movie industry not only in the Northern part of the country but in Nigeria as well.
Aisha Dankano who acted in several best selling movies died after a brief illness according to reports. Upon her death Kannywood Scene, a popular movie blog announced that "Breaking: With heavy heart we announce that actress Aisha Dankano passes away this evening. Allah jikan ta.” She was buried according to Islamic rites.
A friend of the late actress and fellow actor Nuhu Abdullahi also confirmed her death at her home in Gwammaja area of Kano state. “Aisha died at about 2pm this afternoon. We are all in a sober mood in the Kannywood industry at the moment.
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“We might not get her replacement in the industry. She was a fantastic, creative actress,” Abdullahi said. Another actress, Ummah Shehu, said she could not believe it when she heard the news of Aisha’s passing away. “I almost fainted because she was very close to me. I will dearly miss her” she said.
The late actress started her movie career with the movie 'Bilkisu' from Tumbin Giwa Drama Group directed by late Aminu Hassan Yakasai. Popular movies she acted in were 'Jarumai 2' (2006), 'Dan Tijara' (2009) and 'Jarumai' (2006). Others are 'Jamhuriya' 'Kishiya Ko Yar Uwa', 'Zeenat', 'Kayar Ruwa' amongst others.
Aisha Dan Kano was survived by her husband and kids.