South African Actress & Comedian Lebohang Lettie Mpyana Laid to Rest in Emotional Funeral Service
Mmotong, Limpopo| The South African entertainment industry bid a tearful farewell to beloved actress and comedian Lebohang Lettie Mpyana as she was laid to rest on Saturday, 11 November.
The funeral service commenced at her home in Mmotong, Limpopo, and concluded with her burial at Mokgokong Cemetery.
Lebohang Mpyana, renowned for her role as Khelina in Mzansi Magic’s acclaimed telenovela “DiepCity,” tragically passed away at the age of 34 on Wednesday, 1 November, leaving her fans and colleagues in shock and sorrow.
In a heartfelt tribute, Lebohang’s life was celebrated on Wednesday, 8 November, at the Joburg Theatre. Friends and colleagues joined together to share their cherished memories of the talented actress.
Director Mandla Ngcongwane expressed his admiration for Lebohang, describing her as a gifted and creative performer on set. “We worked so well and did wonders with her. She was so vibrant and full of life,” Mandla reminisced, highlighting their successful collaboration under his production company.
Actor Obed Baloyi, who portrayed Khelina’s husband Ringo on “DiepCity,” fondly remembered working alongside Lebohang. “I enjoyed working with Khelina a lot. I will always miss our moments on the show,” Obed shared, emphasizing the bond they formed during their time together.
Throughout her career, Lebohang Mpyana had the privilege of sharing the screen with esteemed actors such as Hamilton Dlamini, Sonia Mbele, Mduduzi Mabaso, and Dawn Thandeka King, leaving an indelible mark on the industry with her talent and dedication.
As the final chapter of Lebohang’s life comes to a close, her legacy as a gifted actress and beloved individual will continue to inspire and resonate with those who have had the pleasure of knowing her.
The South African entertainment community mourns the loss of a shining star, celebrating her contributions and cherishing the memories she leaves behind.