Generations, Rhythm City Actor Mahlubi Kraai Passes Away
The entertainment industry in South Africa is mourning the passing of actor, scriptwriter, director, and choreographer Mahlubi Kraai who passed away on Sunday at the age of 47.
News of the multi-talented veteran actor confirmed on Monday that Mahlubi had passed away in Rustenburg, North West.
The family of Mahlubi Kraai has confirmed that the actor passed away last night in Rustenburg. Kraai began his television career in 2000. He has since acted in numerous TV productions including Ke Nako, Generations, Isidingo, Gauteng Maboneng & SABC radio drama #SABCNews pic.twitter.com/fM8mccDcSo
— Tebogo Phakedi (@TebogoPhakedi) May 3, 2021
Born in Mahikeng, Mahlubi has acted in a number of television productions including Generations, Isidingo, Mzansi, Soul City, Rhythm City, Ke Nako and Hillside.
Many will remember the actor as Lebo on the SABC1 sitcom Gauteng Maboneng, whete he played a car mechanic who miraculously inherits a fortune and a whole world of trouble to match.
Others may remember him for his starring role as Jakes in the SABC1 drama series Mzansi, from 2004-2006.
Having studied for a National Diploma in Drama at Technikon Pretoria from 1995-1997, he has also performed in numerous theatre productions in the nineties, including Noqawuse, Sophiatown, Boesman and Lena, The Island, and others.
Fans were saddened by the news and sent messages of condolences on social media.
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