- Muzi Mthabela, who plays Duma on Isibaya, has debunked rumours that he will be playing Shaka Zulu in an upcoming TV series
- The handsome actor has been linked to the highly-anticipated Shaka Illembe series, which is currently in pre-production under Bomb Shelter production house
- Muzi said, although he'd love to play Shaka, he actually left Isibaya for another undisclosed TV show
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Muzi Mthabela has denied rumours that he has been picked to play Shaka in the upcoming Bomb Shelter production, Shaka Illembe.
The star told TshisaLIVE that no such discussion has taken place between him and the production house.
He said, “There is absolutely no truth that I am going to play Shaka Zulu. As far as I know, Bomb Shelter haven't cast for the show. We have never talked about me playing Shaka. Nothing is confirmed and I don't have any offers."
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Muzi revealed that he's actually leaving Isibaya because an opportunity to play a lead role in another show opened up for him.
"I never really wanted to leave the show but a good opportunity came in the form of another show to play the lead, a very good character. It is a very good move for me as an artist. It is important to be able to do other shows so you can grow,” he explained.
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Last week, Briefly.co.za felt Ayanda Borotho's pain when she spoke about what a good man Duma was and how much the entire .
However, it's awesome to know that Muzi will be back on screens as a new character soon.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported DJ Zinhle has joined the growing list of celebrities who are opening up about financial woes.
The muso took to social media to slam companies who want her to do gigs for free.
The Umlilo hit-maker revealed that she has not had an income for three months due to the pandemic.
DJ Zinhle took to social media to slam certain companies who asked her to perform for free during the lockdown.
She said that not only was that a risk to her health, but she has also not received an income since the lockdown started over three months ago.
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