Cape Town – Rhythm City star Dumi Masilela died following a hijacking on Wednesday night.
The news of the actor, singer and soccer player’s death was announced on Thursday.
Masilela was a finalist on the eighth season of SA Idols in 2012, played for SuperSport United and was a popular mainstay on the e.tv soapie.
Duma got married to actress Simphiwe Ngema earlier this year.
South Africans have expressed their sadness on Twitter: