- Mzansi has lost yet another actor after the death of Jòvan Muthray in Pretoria on Sunday
- The Imbewu: The Seed actor also had lead roles in many theatre productions, including Takalani and Government Inspector.
- Condolences have been pouring in from fellow actors following the news of Jòvan's death
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The Mzansi entertainment industry has lost yet another talent actor. Imbewu: The Seed actor Jòvan Muthray has reportedly passed away.
The cause of death for the late young star is still unknown as his family has not released a statement. It has been reported that Jòvan, who played the character of Nilesh on the show, died on Sunday.
According to IOL, condolences have been pouring in for the actor who died in Pretoria. Fellow actors and friends have also sent their condolences to the late comedian, who was passionate about stage acting.
Leonie Ogle-Brooks said she would miss their deep conversations and road trips, according to IOL.
"I have been so honoured and lucky to call you a friend. You have always been warm, gentle, honest, kind, hard working, the life of the party, the enabler of growth and the comedian. I will miss all our deep conversations, our road trips, witnessing you on stage, creating work together, sharing coffee and a drink or two till early hours of the morning and laughing at any moment we got.
"Thank you for the contribution you have made in my life and the many joys and milestones we have shared together. I am shattered at your loss and will miss you so deeply."
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Actor and comedian Koobeshen Naidoo said Jòvan's passing was devastating news.
"To have lost such a talented actor at such a young age is really tragic. Hey Jovan, I'll always remember our time on set as well as the talks in the dressing room. You had this energy and vibrancy that set a room alight. Hamba kahle laaitie. I'll miss you."
Briefly.co.za has reported about the recent deaths of three Mzansi actors, Skeem Saam actor Charles Maja, Jam Alley presenter and actor Vinolia Mashego and Sipho Ngema, who was known for his roles in Rhythm City and Uzalo.
Skeem Saam a few nights ago and some felt quite emotional. Charles passed away at 54 years of age.
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