Rhythm City to feature Dumi Masilela's family on the show

The production team is planning Dumi's exit from the show, the episode will be aired on the 11th of October.

By  | Dec 06, 2018, 01:43 AM

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According to Sunday World, a statement was released by etv confirming that S'fiso Ngema's exit played by Dumi Masilela will also incorporate the tragic hijacking that claimed the actor's life.

"After an extensive consultation with the Masilela family, the producers of Rhythm City have decided to incorporate Dumi Masilela's tragic death into the exit storyline of his character. The show’s producers decided to use Sifiso’s exit story as a way to pay tribute to Dumi’s work as an actor and to highlight the tragedy of unnecessary violence that plagues our cities‚” said producer Yula Quinn.

According to Sunday World Dumi's mother and brother are also said to feature in the last episode. The episode will then be followed by a special on-screen memorial service set to air on the 18th of October.

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Dumi's wife, Simphiwe Ngema has been sharing a few memories of her late husband on social media. This video of Dumi singing a thank you song for all the people who downloaded his single, Shona Phantsi is one of the most touching videos we've seen of him thus far.