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Rhythm City temporarily shuts down production after Dumi Masilela's death

2017-08-03 12:01
Dumi Masilela
Dumi Masilela (Photo: e.tv)

Cape Town - Rhythm City production has temporarily shut down, following the sudden death of actor Dumi Masilela

The soap star died following an attempted hijacking on Wednesday night.

The actor played the role of the street kid Sifiso Ngema since his first appearance in the e.tv soap in January 2013.

The Juice learnt that with the cast and crew in shock, following the tragic news, no filming will take place on Thursday and Friday. Production will resume on Monday. 

The Quizzical Pictures produced soap just celebrated the weekday soap's 10th anniversary with a big party two weeks ago and has now been plunged into mourning.

e.tv confirmed that "production [on the soap] has wrapped for today and tomorrow."

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-TheJuice