From Inside actor Menzi Ngubane and his Dad’s emotional double funeral service

From Inside actor Menzi Ngubane and his Dad’s emotional double funeral service

Veteran actor Menzi Ngubane and his father Ndodeni Ngubane were laid to rest in Ladysmith in KZN today, 20 March. Their funeral service, held at Ladysmith Indoors Sport Centre, was characterised by moments of sorrow and therefore the complaints of actors about their craft not being recognised. The actor gave up the ghost last Saturday, 13 March, following complications after a stroke while his father died on Tuesday.

Menzi Ngubane memorial service Their funeral was attended by Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane also as top actors and musicians. Actors used Menzi’s funeral service as an opportunity to ask Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa to recognise the acting industry.

Menzi Ngubane memorial service Isibaya actress Ayanda Borotho said God had given them an acting talent to feed their families but it had became a curse for them. “Menzi Ngubane died vainly because the acting industry failed his 33 years of his best performances in acting. We hear many of us saying Menzi left an enormous legacy but the large question is will that legacy will feed his family? Menzi Ngubane memorial service “We know Menzi will get the popularity he deserves in heaven,” she said. Actress Linda Sebenzo asked Minister Mthethwa to intervene as soon as possible in solving the crisis faced by artists and actors. “We are all on TVs but we don’t have money and that we are poor.

To attend this funeral, we had to invite lifts because we don’t owns cars. Minister, this is often some time to repair this as soon as possible before one among us dies vainly again,” she said. Menzi Ngubane memorial service Speaking during the funeral, Mthethwa said as a society it’s time to vary our mindset about the acting industry and provides it recognition. “Yes, it’s a part of the show business but it’s their professional work and that they got to be taken seriously and obtain paid well.

it’s not right that they’re not being taken seriously if they are available with their ideas to the authorities. we’ve to affect that,” he said. Menzi Ngubane memorial service Menzi’s daughter Siya Ngubane said their father loved them such a lot. She said they’re heartbroken.

“I will always remember him together with his amazing TV characters. Especially his character on Ubambo Lwami, when he was threatening Ndosi, saying ‘pha huu!’ “It is difficult that now we should always start to measure without him,” she said.

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