The entertainment industry has once again lost another talent. South Africa woke up to the devastating news of iconic actor Candy ”Makhadzi” Moloi’s death.
In a joint statement released on Wednesday, Muvhango and production company Word of Mouth paid tribute to Candy who was one of the original cast members of the SABC 2 soap.
“It is with great sadness that Word of Mouth Pictures and the Muvhango family have learned of the passing of a legend, Candy (Mokondeleli) Moloi,” the statement reads.
“Mme Candy played the original vho-Makhadzi in Muvhango and was one of the original cast members who started with the production when it premiered in 1997. Her daughter, Lerato Moloi, also featured in Muvhango as Refilwe, uncle Tshepo’s daughter!”
Tributes for Candy have streamed in on social media, with many remembering the star’s iconic Muvhango persona.
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