Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who played the role of Gloria in Queen of Kwate, is dead.
She diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2016, and director Mira Nair mobilized people to help fund her treatment in India.
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She got treated in 2017, however last year, shes diagnosed with another tumor.
Waligwa played Gloria, a friend of Phiona in Queen of Katwe, who explained the rules of chess to the champion.