Mfundi Vundla pays tribute to Menzi Ngubane’s death

Mfundi Vundla pays tribute to Menzi Ngubane’s death

Generations creator and celebrated producer Mfundi Vundla has joined the chorus of heartfelt tributes to late veteran actor Menzi Ngubane, calling his death a “devastating loss” to the entire of SA. Menzi died on Saturday after suffering a stroke at his home. He was 56 and is survived by his wife Sikelelwa and two daughters. Mfundi and Menzi worked together for quite 10 years on several productions, including Generations and therefore the 2011 film the way to Steal 2 Million. Speaking to TshisaLIVE just hours after Menzi’s death, Mfundi said he was shocked by the news and struggling to return to terms with the loss. He said he was reception watching a documentary when he receiving a call from a loved one to inform him Menzi had gave up the ghost. “It was so sad. I stood there in shock. He was one among SA’s most talented actors and it’s an enormous loss. He had health challenges but always bounced back. i’m devastated.” Vundla lashed for ‘mocking’ actors Mfundi Vundla has been criticised for pertaining to 16 former Generations actors’ move to boycott the show as “stupid”. ENTERTAINMENT3 years ago Ngubane was expected to figure immediately after hospital stay Tears flowed as Menzi Ngubane delivered his version of the story regarding the poor working conditions that the Generations Actors Guild were … ENTERTAINMENT6 years ago Menzi was rushed to hospital in 2012 with organ failure and in 2014 underwent a kidney transplant. Mfundi remembered Menzi for his incredible talent on screen and type spirit behind the camera. “He was a really talented and brilliant actor. Off screen, he was an honest guy. it’s very sad. His death may be a loss to his family and also to audiences. It leaves the entire of SA poorer.” He said Menzi had inspired a generation of actors and had left behind a legacy that future stars will look to. “I will always remember him as an excellent artist. He was very professional and a task model. children wanted to be like him. He stood out. “He leaves behind a legacy. Thank goodness there’s a record of his work which will always remain in tribute to him, something which will never been taken, for generations to ascertain and be inspired by.”

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