Nkanyiso Mchunu, a well-known actor, surprised everyone when he announced his departure from the etv drama series Imbewu: The Seed. After salary issues, the actor dropped his starring role as Nkululeko. The actor wanted a wage raise after months as the drama series’ principal actor. According to insiders close to the showrunners, Nkanyiso and the showrunners couldn’t agree on a new deal.
According to confirmed reports, the actor has already finished filming his sequences and is working on his leave scenes. Mzansi couldn’t believe it when he announced his departure on social media.
The cheerful actor immediately rose to the top of the drama series after joining in 2019. It appears, However, it seems that former Generations actor Kay Sibiya is joining Imbewu: The Seed in the mix of things. The actor will play the role of Nkululeko, and this has seen the drama series trending.
The fact that the two appear to have two different acting identities for small screens got Mzansi talking. Maybe it’s a last-ditch effort to clean up the mess before the drama series’ narrative unravels.
The Wife’s Kay Sibiya, though, is rumored to be in the mix. In the Showmax serial Sandile, the actor now co-stars with Mbali Mavimbela as Sandile (Hlomu Zulu).
Since last year, Kay Sibiya has been winning big. Before crossing the floor to The Wife’s Showmax series, he was a member of the star-studded cast. However, the showrunners have yet to make an official comment about his new role and when he will make his debut.
The drama series has witnessed a mass exodus of its star-studded cast in recent months. Nkanyiso Mchunu exited barely a few months after Muzi Mthabela dumped the show for Generations: The Legacy. Phindlie Gwala also left the show, and Buhle Samuels followed suit before debuting her Zandile gig.