Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela has died

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Musician and Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela has passed away.



Details of what happened are still sketchy but the etv has confirmed that the actor has died. In a short statement the TV channel said the actor who played Sfiso on the soapie passed away after a hijacking went wrong.


“It is with great sadness that e.tv confirms the passing of Dumi Masilela. He passed in a hijacking on Wednesday 2 August. Dumi played the role of Sifiso on Rhythm City for the past 5 years. e.tv sends their condolences to Dumi’s family, friends and Rhythm City colleagues,” read the statement.


Earlier in June the star tied the knot with former Muvhango star Simphiwe Ngema in a traditional affair. Condolences are still pouring in as many are expressing their shock at learning about Dumi’s death.