- Social media users have taken to the internet to pay respects to the late veteran actor Menzi Ngubane
- Ngubane was a very popular actor and he will be sorely missed, he inspired South Africa with his many iconic characters
- Tributes have poured in for Ngubane and Twitter users have taken the opportunity to look back on his career
Social media users were shocked at the sudden death of veteran actor Menzi Ngubane who passed away on Saturday night.
Tributes have poured in for Ngubane as people look back on his amazing career and the iconic roles he played.
His family confirmed that he passed away due to a stroke, he will be sorely missed.
This is what people on Twitter had to say as they pay their respects to the late actor:
"Rest in peace Menzi Ngubane had a long career as an actor having starred in productions like Generations, How to steal 2 million to name a few. #ripmenzingubani."
"My mom's favourite actor!
She loved him on Kwakhala Nyonini as Cijimpi.
It was In 1988 when Menzi shot to stardom when he was cast as Cijimpi on SABC 1 drama Kwakhala Nyonini. What a powerful talented unforgettable actor!"
"At Golden Stars Awards, we are saddened by the death of veteran actor Menzi Ngubane. Ngubane was a much-loved character on popular television dramas such as Generations, Yizo Yizo and Isibaya. May his soul rest in peace."
"He was one of the best actors in South Africa. May his soul rest in peace#ripmenzingubani."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that South Africans woke up to the tragic news that legendary actor Menzi Ngubane had passed away. He had a 32-year-long acting career with a number of memorable appearances over the years.
His family confirmed that the 56-year-old passed away due to a stroke. A lot of people took to the internet to pay tribute to the fallen actor.
Briefly.co.za has put together a list of his 7 most iconic roles over his 32-year long career.
In other news, South Africans have lost another famous personality. Noxolo Mashaqalala was found in her home, it is suspected that she passed away a week before she was discovered in her home in Honeydew, north of Johannesburg on Friday.
She was known for her role in the SABC 1 drama Tsha-Tsha in 2003 in which she played the role of Viwe.
Mashaqalala had also starred in Rhythm City, Generations and Intersexions. What made the tragic news worse is that South Africans woke up to the news that Menzi Ngubane had also passed away.
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