Mzansi mourns renowned actress, Lindiwe Ndlovu as she passes away.
The entertainment scene has just been dealt another blow as renowned actress, Lindiwe Ndlovu passes away. The sad news was broken by her longtime manager, Lynne Higgins, and a close friend, Tumelo Ngwalase with whom she was staying.
According to them, she died in her sleep this morning. Ngwalase revealed that she had thought she was asleep but did not know she had died in her sleep. She revealed that Lindiwe started getting sick in the morning around 3:30am. Ngwalase had to call an ambulance.
Lindiwe Ndlovu had just celebrated her 44th birthday on Friday. She is popular for her roles in Zabalaza, Egoli, Stokvel, Erfsondes, Lockdown, Isono, Soul City, Scandal!, Isidingo, Backstage, Ga Re Dumele and Home Affairs.
In a statement, Higgins said;
“It is with heavy hearts and unimaginable sadness that we bring you the news of Lindiwe Thembekani Ndlovu’s passing in her home this morning 11th January,”
“Her bright, large burning light has gone out and we are devastated to bring you this sad news.
“To us Lindiwe was family but to many she was so much more. An unsung incredible actress who will leave a huge space in the creative world of acting. Her incredible passion, deep respect for her craft and unrivalled commitment to her career evident in every project she took on.
“Her career has been long and full of industry accolades and performances. By far her greatest achievement was receiving her SAFTA Award, which was presented to her by the incredible American actor Samuel L Jackson, which she received for Best Actress in a Feature film.
“Lindiwe’s love for the stage is reflected in the many productions she gave her heart and soul to. A large number of them being performed at the Market Theatre, to which she had strong ties with her entire career, even spending her younger days completing two years of studies there.
“From a TV and film production aspect, there are too many of her roles to mention, each of them giving herself into the character and process heart and soul.
“What we will remember most is her love and unwavering dedication to her friends and family. She had a larger than life presence that was undeniably infectious to those who loved her.”