Former Isidingo actress Lulu Hela has announced that she is leaving SABC 3’s popular soapie, Isidingo.
The actress, who played the role of Mpumi, broke a few hearts when she made the announcement on her Instagram page.
“After 4 incredible years, I am bidding farewell to Isidingo. I’ve learnt so many valuable lessons on leadership. I’ve grown in leaps and bounds. I have had the privilege of working with a brilliant crew. I’ve had the honour of working with an exceptional cast, whose work I’ve admired for a long time. I’m grateful to the fans who’ve supported the show tirelessly [sic],” she wrote
The star said she has watched show since she was a teenager and that working there felt surreal. She thanked her fans who tuned in to watch the show every day.
“I’ve watched this show since I was a teen. Working on it has been so surreal. Bucket list item ticket. When you work on a long running series your colleagues become family. I have the sweetest memories. I will miss this place and the people, but I’m really excited and ready for my next step. So here we go!! [sic],” she added.
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Lulu Hela joins a number of actors who’ve bowed out of the show. One of the long-standing actors Linda Sokhulu, who played Nikiwe Sibiya, Aubrey Poo who portrayed the charismatic Gabriel Mothusi and Gerard Rudolf who played Hendrik Lategan.