Behind the scene | 16 January 2009 22:24 CET

Vivian Ejike bereaved, Portia too


Leading female filmmaker Vivian Ejike is currently sad and mourning the recent loss of her younger brother. In an emotion-laden voice pretty Ejike told us a careless driver knocked down her deceased brother, while in their village celebrating Xmas and New Year with their parents.

The sad news has also put on hold, the nation wide release of When The Heart Lies, Ejike's latest big budget movie. Gathered she left Lagos for Anambra, the moment the sad tale reached her, over the weekend.

In a related development, fast rising actress and winner of the Next Movie Star, Yamahan Portia, also lost her maternal grandmother. Still mourning Portia said she was aged 68 and would be buried soon.

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