Shoki Mmola exits Skeem Saam after 10 years

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Shoki Mmola.
Shoki Mmola.
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Skeem Saam actor Shoki Mmola, who plays the role of Celia Kunutu, has left the show.

The veteran actor has been on the show for 10 years. According to the show, she will not be featured in its upcoming season, starting on 4 July.

It is unclear when her last appearance on the show will be.

"Boasting a whopping 26 years of her television career, Mmola has been playing the character of 'Celia' on Skeem Saam for 10 years and, in that, has been one of the show’s lead actresses, contributing to its accomplishments over the past decade. Always keeping fans entertained, Mmola has portrayed the character impeccably," Skeem Saam said in a press statement.

"She will be missed by fellow cast members, crew members, and viewers watching at home. We wish her well and all the best with her future ventures."

Mmola’s on-screen character is married to Putla Sehlapelo, who plays the role of Alfred Magongwa. 

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