Former 'Uzalo' Star Nelisa Mchunu Reportedly Begged to Stay on Popular Soapie

Former 'Uzalo' Star Nelisa Mchunu Reportedly Begged to Stay on Popular Soapie

- Former Uzalo actress Nelisa Mchunu had begged the show's producers to save her character on the show

- The stunner made her last appearance on the popular SABC 1 telenovela a few days ago and she definitely didn't want to leave

- According to reports, she was not happy to exit the show because she loved bringing the character of Fikile into life

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Nelisa Mchunu loved to play her character of Fikile on Uzalo. Apparently the stunner was not happy when she was told her character's storyline had come to the end of the road.

Nelisa's character was allegedly written off after producers couldn't continue with her storyline. She reportedly begged to stay on the popular SABC 1 telenovela but producers could not save her.

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Former 'Uzalo' Star Nelisa Mchunu Reportedly Begged to Stay on Popular Soapie
Former 'Uzalo' star Nelisa Mchunu reportedly begged to stay on the popular soapie. Image: @neliisah
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Daily Sun reports that their sources told them that the actress begged producers to find a way to turn things around when she was informed that her character was about to exit the show.

One source said Nelisa loved portraying the role of Fikile and she was heartbroken when she heard the news her character's storyline had come to an end.

"She begged them not to do it. They tried but failed."

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In related news, Briefly News reported that actress Nelisa Mchunu has left SABC 1 telenovela Uzalo. The stunner, who played the role of Fikile in the soapie, took to social media on Monday night, 17 May to share that she had exited the show.

She said Monday's episode was her final appearance on the popular telenovela. The star played the colourful character of Fikile, who had been in a relationship with Sbu. Fikile and Sbu called the shack they shared Kuvukiland.

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The viewers of the show loved the couple, who used to call themselves Beyoncé and Jay-Z of KwaMashu. After Monday night's episode, Nelisa took to Twitter and wrote:

"So today was my last episode on Uzalo, what a ride!"

The show's producers also took to Instagram and shared that they'll miss the actress. Uzalo posted a few snaps of Nelisa taking selfies with cast members and wrote:

"Not our KwaMashu Beyoncé, not Sbu’s sugaring ding-ding!! Farewell to our beloved Fikile @neliisah There will never be one like you."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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