Uzalo bids a bittersweet goodbye farewell to MaNgcobo Dawn Thandeka King

Uzalo bids a bittersweet goodbye farewell to MaNgcobo Dawn Thandeka King

As the last episode for “head honcho and king pin of KwaMashu MaNgcobo” nears, the actress behind the beloved character Dawn Thandeka King has taken to her Instagram to bid a bittersweet goodbye. Dawn posted a video during which her followers saw her wipe off tears as cast, crew and friends sing and chant a song for the legendary character she played on Uzalo for seven years. Dawn expressed her gratitude over having the ability to play the well-loved character and admitted she would also miss MaNgcobo. “End of a tremendous Era. many thanks glass TV and SABC1 for everything. i will be able to miss MaNgcobo and that i will miss everyone who opened their hearts to me. It’s been a gorgeous journey. Till we meet again,” she said. In a statement sent to the publication earlier this year, the assembly house behind the favored soapie confirmed a number of the large names they might be saying the “inevitable bittersweet goodbye” to. Stained Glass TV said they were honoured to possess worked with a number of the foremost talented actors in SA and continued to possess the utmost respect for them and their craft. Going into the new season, Uzalo fans also said goodbye to Qhabanga played by the esteemed Siyabonga Shibe and therefore the judicious and unwavering lawman Captain Mpambani played by Jet Novuka. “We are incredibly fortunate to possess worked with such an interesting host of actors. We thank Siyabonga Shibe, Dawn Thandeka King and Jet Novuka for the good work they produced as a part of the Uzalo family. We wish all of them the simplest in their future endeavours,” added executive producer Mmamitse Thibedi. Watch the video below:

 

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