Actor Wiseman Mncube is leaving ‘Uzalo’ and bidding farewell to the character of Sibonelo who made him a household name. Mncube joined ‘Uzalo’ in 2018, playing the role of Sbonelo who arrived as a medical doctor but fell into criminal activities. Daily Sun reported that the actor had submitted his resignation to the production and would be leaving.
Stained Glass Productions have now confirmed that the popular actor will be leaving the most-watched soapie in the country. Production has also confirmed that Nkanyiso Mchunu will be leaving ‘Uzalo’ following his short stint in the production.
“We’ve had the privilege of witnessing Wiseman Mncube and Nkanyiso Mchunu’s incredible journey on Uzalo.
“Their commitment to their craft, their ability to breathe life into their characters, and the chemistry they brought to the screen have enriched our show in ways words can’t express,” remarked series producer King David Mukwevho.
“Saying goodbye is never easy, but we are deeply thankful for the invaluable contributions they’ve made to Uzalo’s success.
“Wiseman and Nkanyiso, you will be missed, and we look forward to seeing your star continue to rise in the entertainment world.”
The two will be leaving the SABC 1 soapie at the end of season nine and Mukwevho has hinted at an epic exit. 2023 has been one of actor Wiseman Mncube’s biggest years with him starring in some of the country’s top productions.
He has featured in ‘Shaka iLembe’, the ‘Nkalakatha: the Life of Mandoza biopic, ‘And the Wife’, and is set to star in ‘My Brothers Keeper’.
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