Remembering South African actor Andile Gumbi in 5 photos

Andile Gumbi. (Getty Images)
Andile Gumbi. (Getty Images)

Cape Town - South African actor Andile Gumbi has died. He was 36.

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

Andile portrayed the lead role of King Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel The Musical.

His wife arrived in Israel earlier this week, to be by his side as he was reportedly recovering in ICU. 

Reports of his death have sent shockwaves through the country

He recently starred in the local flick Love Lives Here alongside Thando Thabethe and Lungile Radu.

Compiled by Graye Morkel.