Lupita remembers Chadwick Boseman year after bidding farewell to Wakanda’s T’challa

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On Sun, 12 Nov, 2023 16:59 | 2 mins read
Awarding-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and the late Chadwick Boseman at a past event. PHOTO/Getty Images
Awarding-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and the late Chadwick Boseman at a past event. PHOTO/Getty Images

Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has taken a stroll down memory lane, commemorating the one-year anniversary of the release of the second sequel of the American superhero film, 'Wakanda.'

In a post on her Instagram page, the American-based actress noted that Wakanda 2 was their farewell to the late Wakanda's 'T' Challa' played by the late Chadwick Boseman.

"One year ago, we released 'Wakanda Forever' to the world. It was our farewell song to T’Challa, to Chadwick Boseman, whom we had to let go of way too soon," Lupita shared.

The acclaimed actress noted that fans all over the world received it with love acknowledging the global impact of the outpouring of support from fans.

"The fans were ready to receive it, and we felt the love all around the world, from LA to London, to Lagos," she wrote.

Lupita went on to share insight into the lessons she has learned about grief in the wake of Boseman's untimely death.

"I have learned so many lessons on grief recently, and the most valuable is how important it is not to grieve alone."

The actress also expressed gratitude to the dedicated fanbase of the 'Black Panther' franchise and thanked them for their loyalty and love.

 "Thank you to every honorary Wakandan out there for your loyalty and love!" Lupita expressed.

Death of Chadwick Boseman

The regal actor died in December 2020 at the age of 43.

His wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, and other family members were with him when he died, as mentioned in a statement from his publicist.

Chadwick Boseman succumbed to colon cancer.

According to a post on his Instagram page, he had learnt in 2016 that he had stage 3 colon cancer and had progressed to stage 4

Chadwick's rise to fame

The actor found fame as an actor late at the age of 35.

Despite 'Wakanda' being a groundbreaker, the former sought-after leading man also portrayed the baseball legend Jackie Robinson in '42,' a movie that was voted as his best of all time.

He also appeared in lead roles as James Brown in 'Get On Up', and Thurgood Marshall in 'Marshall'.

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