Actor Augustine Lungu is dead

Muvi Television Director of Programs, Augustine Paul Lungu has died. Mr. Lungu passed away around 17 hours this afternoon after an illness. He will be remembered for his rich background in the Zambian theatre arts and film industry. Mr. Lungu featured in numerous theatre productions and once represented the country at the prestigious Edinburgh Arts Festival together with Benne Banda in the two man act play Headers and Footers. Mr. Lungu was part of the team that spearheaded the rebirth of the Zambian film theatre
industries and once served as chairman of the Lusaka Theatre Club and the National Theatre Arts Association of Zambia (NATAAZ). In his latter years Lungu was well known for comedy with the Zambia One Comedy group and Television Productions like the popular reality show ready for Marriage and Breakfast with the Boys. His last role was in the yet to be released movie titled Van guard a MUVI TV production. Burial arrangements will be announced later.

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