“The End Of An Actor’s Time On A Long Running Show Is Always Bitter-Sweet”- Zweli Dikana Actor Hlomla Dandala Bids Farewell To The River
Renowned South African actor Hlomla Dandala has dumped The River.
Hlomla Dandala who is popularly known for his role as Zweli Dikana on The River has left the telenovela much to the disappointment of his fans.
Entertainment commentator Phil Kgopolo Mpela announced the development on his Twitter account.
TV: #TheRiver1Magic’s Zweli Dikana is out.
— Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) October 15, 2022
The actor seemingly confirmed the news with a cryptic message on his Instagram stories.
“The end of an actor’s time on a long-running show is always bitter-sweet. Wishing my colleagues a smooth fruitful run. You will be missed,” he wrote.
It is not yet clear how he is going to exit the show but rumour has it that the writers are going to kill off his character.
Hlomla Dandala’s sudden departure from The River has left a number of fans disappointed. Netizens have already started begging Hlomla Dandala to reconsider his decision and stay on the telenovela.
Check out some of the reactions;
Dear buti Hlomla, ausi Sindi & The River ppl What is this death thing you’re doing? This duo gives such performance excellence; their dynamic does the things. Can we pls call off Zweli‘s death, so, please report for duty for S6. Both Of You! I’m begging.
No Zweli can’t go No!!!!!! bring a writer from another continent if y’all have to please Angisaceli ke okuningi. Ngicela with all respect ke manje
Zweli dying would kill Lindiwe completely. This can’t happen at all! Not uLala kaMalinds guys #TheRiver1Magic
#TheRiver1Magic If Zweli Dikana is gonna die on the last episode. Am gonna miss Abolala these two had the greatest on-screen chemistry ever. They felt and looked like a real couple.