Popular Maltese comedy actor dies suddenly, aged 48

Tributes have been paid to Maltese comedy actor Benny Casha following his death at the age of 48.

The star of One TV‘s popular sitcom ‘Qeghdin Sew’ reportedly suffered a heart attack on Wednesday.

He produced a number of shows over the years, including ‘Gawdenz Bilocca’, ‘Midinbin’ and others.

He was also the managing director of Bronk Productions.

Mr Casha, who lived in Mqabba and was a huge Arsenal supporter, served as the vice-president of the National Regatta Association.

He was also the vice-president of Senglea Athletic football club.

The Malta Football Association paid tribute to him in a statement.

It tweeted: ‘The Malta FA extends its profound condolences to the family, relatives and friends of Benny Casha during this difficult time.’

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