Death of Adama Niane: Omar Sy pays tribute to his colleague in Lupin, “a man of rare benevolence”

The sad news of the death of Adama Niane is already going around the world. Some of his playmates and filming have already paid tribute to the actor. Among them, Omar Sy, who had filmed with him in Lupin.

The news of the death of Adama Niane fell this Sunday, January 29, but no one yet knows what day the actor died, or even the causes of his death. Despite this lack of information, the news spread very quickly, and tributes are beginning to rain for the man who has embodied so many characters in some of the favorite series and soap operas of the French.

After having made a few appearances in the detective series of Julie Lescaut, Mysteries or Commissioner Moulin, Adama Niane had finally imposed himself in soap operas and series so loved by the French public. We count among them More beautiful life which saw one of its actresses being harassed, in which the actor interpreted the character of Sébastien Sangha, but also the series Sat on TF1, where Adama Niane played the role of the mathematics teacher in 2016. In 2021, he also played alongside Omar Sy, who confided in his move to the United States, in the hit series Lupine. In the cinema, the Parisian had particularly shone with his interpretation of the serial killer Guy Georges in The SK1 Affair in 2015.

Omar Sy “Adama Niane, huge actor”

On social networks, some of the playmates, but also filming, have made tribute to Adama Niane, for whom the announcement of his death was brutal. First, producer Olivier Abbou, who worked with Adama Niane in 2019 in Furyspoke on his Instagram account to honor the memory of the actor: “It is with great sadness that I have just learned of the death of Adama Niane, with whom I have the chance to work on the 2 seasons of Maroni and Furie. We haven’t left each other for 4 years, sharing intense human and artistic adventures at the end of the world, in Guyana, in St Pierre and Miquelon and even in Lille (that is to say!). He was committed, on, whole, talented, powerful. He was my hero, a friend, an accomplicehe said on the morning of this Sunday, January 29.

During the afternoon, it was the great Omar Sy, whose friendship with Fred Testot was damaged, who had a thought for those close to Adama Niane and for himself. He dedicated a most touching story to him, accompanying a photo of the actor with these words: “I send my deepest condolences to the loved ones of Adama Niane, immense actor alongside whom I had the chance and the pleasure of playing. A man of rare benevolence… May his soul rest in peace.”he wrote.