Tributes pour in following Andile Gumbi’s death

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Andile Gumbi

Isibaya and The Lion King actor Andile Gumbi has died at the age of 36. The star died in ICU after suffering a heart attack last week in Israel where he was working on a theatre production.

Mzansi Magic’s Publicity and EPG coordinator, Karabo Maroga confirmed the star’s death in a statement. She said in part: “As Mzansi Magic, we are saddened by the passing of our former Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi. Andile was a very talented [actor] with lots still to offer to the entertainment industry. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.”

Andile’s friends, fans and colleagues have taken to social media to pay tribute to the star.

Tributes pour in following Andile Gumbi’s death. May his soul rest in peace.

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South Africa has lost another wonderful soul 💔😢 #RIPAndileGumbi

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Rest In Peace Andile Gumbi 😭 @a_zam_gumbi Such a beautiful soul…. Ai 😭😭😭 #RIPAndileGumbi

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