South Africans react to Andile Gumbi's tragic death

Andile Gumbi (Photo: Gallo)
Andile Gumbi (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town - South Africa woke up to the tragic news of local actor Andile Gumbi's death on Friday.

The Isibaya actor was hospitalised last week after suffering a heart attack while working on a theatre production in Israel.

He is best known to TV viewers for his starring role as Zweli Ngubane on the Mzansi Magic series. 

Andile's wife arrived in Israel earlier this week, to be by his side as he was reported to be recovering in ICU. 

News of his death have sent shockwaves through the country, with celebrities and fans sending messages of support and condolences on social media. 

(Compiled by Graye Morkel)