South Africans on social media are mourning the death of popular actor Luzuko Nteleko, who died at the age of 36 years old.
His family while confirming his death in a statement said: “We are deeply sad and hurt by his passing. Luzuko is someone we all love.”
According to the family, Luzuko was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer in 2019. He tried to get well before meeting his untimely death on the 21st of June, 2021.
The family also added that burial arrangements will be communicated in due time.
The actor was popular in films like Zone 14, Streets of Mangaung, Isidingo and Ring of Lies.
Reactions to Luzuko death
As news of his death begins to spread, many of his colleagues and fans mourned his death and consoled his family.
Actor Thembisa Mdoda-Nxumalo late Monday night share her condolence on social media saying “Each day, we lose one. Each day. He has taken one special part of the heart with him. only a few people will understand. Go well mntase.
“#RIPLuzukoNteleko “I’m lost for words after the big fight you pulled, aaah mfe2. The forever generous great smiling lion,” Wiseman Mncube posted.
“Oh Nomsa. I pray you find solace in the fact that he fought the good fight. Find comfort the you sharef.— Mpho Letsholonyane (@M_Letsholonyane).
Lebenyatakatso Thuthu Sisi said, “no sapho lonke, Mzansi has lost one of its best talent. May his soul rest in peace.”
Queen_tsholoI ssid “so sorry for your loss Nomsa. May his soul soar with the angels and your family comforted by the memories he left with you.”
Who is Luzuko Nteleko?
Luzuko Nteleko is a South African actor and entrepreneur who is popular for his television roles as Loyiso on Zone 14 and as Student Constable on Streets of Mangaung.
The actor also featured on some international productions and one of his latest international projects is an LGBTQ drama series which features US star Milan Christopher.