Kumawood stars who showed up to pay their final respects to their late colleague Nana Osei Tutu could not hold back their tears when they graced the events.

Many of the actors joined the family of the late Osei Tutu on Thursday to say their last goodbye during the funeral service in Sakora Wonoo in the Ashanti Region.

Kumawood actors cry as they pay last respects to late colleague, Osei Tutu
Late Osei Tutu

Big Akwes, Nana Yeboah, Shifu, Oteele, Michael Afranie, Oboy Siki, Kyekyeku, and Matilda Asare were among a host of others who took their turns to file past the body of the late actor.

Some of them were unable to hold back their tears when they saw their colleague lying lifeless in a coffin.

Actor Shifu had to be escorted out of the premises while he was wailing uncontrollably.

Osei Tutu Nyamekese died May 17, after suffering from an illness.

The actor was reported to have passed away in the early hours of that Tuesday in his sleep.

He died at the age of 48 and is survived by his wife and son.