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South African actress Sophie Ndaba is mourning the Death of Andile Gumbi, the former Isibaya and The Lion King Actor.
She posted the condolence message on her social media page with the following statements.
AFTERNOON GOOD PEOPLE
Condolences to the family and friends of Andile Gumbi (Zweli)
Former Isibaya and The Lion King actor Andile Gumbi has died after suffering a massive heart attack on Tuesday. Our sister publication TimesLIVE reported on Tuesday that the star was admitted to hospital in Israel where he was filming a production, Daniel The Musical , where he played King Nebu.
Andile Gumbi Cause of Death.
Andile Gumbi, the former Isibaya actor suffered a massive heart attack and was rushed to an Israeli hospital. Despite being resuscitated, he slipped into a coma that lasted a week before his death.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
RIP: Stage and screen actor Andile Gumbi has died
The Isibaya star has been in a coma for the last few days after suffering a heart attack while working on a theatre production in Israel
— Kgopolo Phil Mphela (@PhilMphela) October 25, 2019
— Isidingo (@IsidingoSABC3) October 25, 2019
We are saddened by the passing of our former @IsibayaMzansi actor Andile Gumbi. He was very talented, with lots still to offer to the entertainment industry. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed. #RIPAndileGumbi pic.twitter.com/amQIdTnewP
— Mzansi Magic (@Mzansimagic) October 25, 2019
According to a post by former Bomb Productions producer, Kutlwano Ditsele, former #Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi has died after falling ill and suffering a heart attack in Israel.
— YT: Media Girl Chronicles (@mediagirl_za) October 25, 2019
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends & fans of Andile Gumbi who recently passed on.
He played the role of “Siyabonga” on @MakotiSabc1 and we are overcome with shock and sadness at the news of his passing.
— SABC1 (@Official_SABC1) October 25, 2019