#RIPSompisi: Tears for the famous mkhulu

By Drum Digital
19 June 2015

HE WAS loved by the nation, but died alone. Former Generations actor Tiki Nxumalo passed away on Monday 7 June at the age of 67. He was found lying outside his rented house in Lamontville, south of Durban. It’s alleged he was trying to call for help.

Tragically, Tiki died a pauper and people had to help with the funeral costs. Fortunately, his family was finally able to lay him to rest at Mobeni Heights Cemetery on Saturday 13 June.

Tiki was an acting icon. His career spans back to the days of old dramas like Ipi N’tombi. He worked as a freelance actor, choreographer and musician for many different companies in Durban, including The Playhouse Company.

Read more in the 25 June 2015 issue of DRUM!

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