Veteran Tanzanian actor Mzee Majuto is dead

Veteran Tanzania actor Mzee Majuto.He died on August 8th, 2018 at Mhumbili Hospital, Dar es Salaam. PHOTO:FILE

Popularly Tanzania actor King Majuto is dead.

King Majuto  real names Amri Athuman died Wednesday night while receiving treatment at Tanzania’s Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam.

His health was reported to have taken a turn for the worst in early 2018.

The actor was flown to India to receive specialised treatment in April 2018.

Majuto who was born in 1948 in Tanga.

Mzee Majuto and actress Wema Sepetu.

He is known for his roles in movies such as Kondakta, Mama Nitilie Movie and King Majuto Returns home among many others.