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There will be a drive-through memorial service for veteran actor Mutodi Neshehe who succumbed to a Covid-19-related illness on July 1.
The service will be followed by a funeral service broadcast live on Thursday, July 8.
According to the commemorative photo message, the proceedings will be broadcast live on YouTube.
The 46-year-old actor was rushed to hospital last week with respiratory complications. He died soon after.
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His death was confirmed by his family on social networks: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mutodi Neshehe on July 1, 2021.
“He was our brother, uncle, father, mentor, model and actor. He will be sadly missed by his family and close friends. ”
Neshehe was known for his roles as Ndalamo Mukwevho in “Muvhango” by SABC2 and Zola in “Generations – The Legacy” by SABC1.
He is survived by his two daughters.
Born in Soweto in 1975, Neshehe moved with his actress mother, Thelma, to the United States at the age of 14.
Besides performing in a few local overseas plays, Neshehe has also been a professional model and taught basketball and South African culture in the United States.
After returning to South Africa in 2004, he landed a television role in “Jacob’s Cross”.
Her main role was in the popular SABC2 drama Venda “Muvhango”.