Dumi Masilela (Photo: e.tv)
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 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."