Nqobile Ndlovu, who plays the role of Nokukhanya Bhengu, the eldest daughter of Phakade Bhengu, is leaving the show!t seems like a family on screen is getting rid-off by the producers of E.tv’s Imbewu, the channels daily telenovela. This comes after it emerged that actress
The Sunday World reports that according to well-placed sources, Nqobile Ndlovu is exiting the show after she failed to agree on money matters with the producers of Imbewu.
“At the beginning of the year, Ndlovu refused to sign a new contract,” said one of the publication’s sources.
According to another source the producers of the show were forced to put Nqobile Ndlovu on schedule.
“The producers of the show then were forced to put Ndlovu on schedule, but she failed to come for the shoots because she was not happy with the contract and the money that the producers were prepared to pay.”
The publication also reports that Nqobile Ndlovu was told that her contract was going to be renewed after two months and that made her angry.
The paper also reports that another actor, Koobeshen Naidoo, who plays Pranav Rampersad, and Fundiswa Zwane, who plays KaMadonsela, are also leaving Imbewu.
According to the paper, E.tv’s Managing Director Marlon Davids could not be drawn into confirming nor denying the exits.
“E.tv has a lot of talent on offer. Nqobile and Koobeshen are certainly some of them,” said Marlon Davids.
When contacted for comment, Gabriel Masango who is a contact on Nqobile Ndlovu’s official Facebook page said that Imbewu and E.tv have just released a statement about everything.
“So at the moment Nqobile can’t add anything,” said Gabriel Masango on Monday.
NB: We will update the statement as soon as we receive it.