Uzalo actress Nyalleng Thibedi is siad to be leaving Uzalo.
The Soweto actress joined the show in 2017 playing the role of Zekhethelo.
Zekhethelo recently went through another failed relationship after she was dumped by her pastor fiancé (Menzi Biyela). As first She was first dumped by Njeza (Nkanyiso Makhanya) who is currently dating Nosipho and then left heartbroken again when Mondli (Thembinkosi Thwala) left her. Then she was left at the altar by her fiancé who just found out that her adopted father Nkunzi (Masoja Msiza) is his biological father.
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A close source has confirmed her departure.
“She didnt want to leave but felt disrespected by production for not getting promoted to a bigger role.”
The mole says Nyalleng wanted a more prominent part on the show.
“A bigger part means more calls, more money,” he says.
“So, she unhappy.
Uzalo publicist Nomfundo Zondi confirmed her departure.
“Yes, I can confirm that she has left the show. But people need to continue to watch and see what unfolds.”
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Nyalleng is an actress, model and qualified chemical engineer best known to television viewers for her role as Rama in the Mzansi Magic drama miniseries Single Mothers, in 2013 before joining Uzalo.
She graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering in 2001, and she branched out into modelling and acting. Nyalleng studied acting in New York and performed in several productions there.
In 2012 she had a guest starring role in an episode of the SABC2 police procedural drama series Streets of Mangaung and has subsequently performed in several Lokshin Bioskop series and films for Mzansi Magic, including iLobolo, The Society and Single Mothers before joining Uzalo.