Award-winning actress, Lindiwe Ndlovu has passed away. Confirming the news on their social media pages, Mzansi Magic shared their condolences to her family.
“Our sincerest condolences to the Ndlovu family for the loss of the talented and award-winning thespian Lindiwe Ndlovu, Lala Ngoxolo. #RIPLindiweNdlovu ,” they wrote.
According to reports, the 44-year-old passed away in her sleep on Monday morning.
Speaking to Sowetan, a close friend she had been living with, Tumelo Ngwalase, revealed that Ndlovu had not been well in the early hours of Monday morning.
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“She died this morning and I thought she was sleeping. I frantically called the ambulance. She started getting sick in the morning around 3:30am,” she said.
Ndlovu was popularly known for her roles as Sponono on Zabalaza as well as Sharon on Lockdown.
Tributes and condolences have since been pouring in for the actress on social media:
It seems like just yesterday when I had the honour of working besides you as my mother on Zabalaza. I can't begin to describe how gifted, humble, patient & caring you were. That last text to me had a meaning I am only getting now— Nathaniel Junior Singo (@natjuniorsingo) January 11, 2021
You will be forever missed Ma!#RIPLindiweNdlovu pic.twitter.com/Az43hxZAoW