Popular actress Linda Opany’ best remembered for the role ‘Mikayi’ in the musical play Kwe Kalyet-Lwanda Magere Revisited was laid to rest over the weekend.Opany’ died from post-delivery complications in early April.
Fellow thespians in song and dance thronged the home in Gem Nyagondo for befitting celebration send-off that has come to be associated with thespians.
In the musical play Kwe Kalyet directed by Prof Jan Selman, George Chunga and Desai Ogada; Linda played role of the first wife of Lwanda Magere and would be best remembered for her full of life performances that moved the audiences.
Unknown to many, Linda was expectant and in her third trimester even as she role-played as Luanda’s wife.
Linda’s acting career that spans over a decade saw her perform with several theatre groups including Ignite Africa, Zidi Africa, Laser Arts Ensemble, Story Makers Society (SMS), Angazi Jamii, Ziwa Africa among others
Her prowess in acting is also seen in her acts in films she featured in including the popular Jalach which she co-stared alongside Actor Berlin Ajek.
Other films she starred in include Jasem,JasemII,Dalana Yaye,Tripple Effect and Angels of Nyalenda.