Cape Town – South African social media star Lasizwe, real name Thulasizwe Dambuza, has been cast in e.tv’s local medical drama, Durban Gen for a more serious role.
Lasizwe, who is known for making people laugh with his comedy skits, made his first appearance on Thursday.
According to IOL, Lasizwe plays a homosexual character whose father calls him embarrassing and insists he let the bishop at church pray over him.
He will be on the show for a short time.
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The star took to social media with excitement to share the news and urged his fans to tune in.
“My biggest acting debut is HAPPENING TONIGHT at 18:30 on ETV – DURBAN GEN ! #LasizweDurbanGen Please let’s tune,” wrote Lasizwe in a tweet.
My biggest acting debut is HAPPENING TONIGHT at 18:30 on ETV – DURBAN GEN ! #LasizweDurbanGen
Please let’s tune pic.twitter.com/YaMqxObNM6
— Lasizwe (@lasizwe) March 30, 2022
His fans flooded the comment section with congratulatory messages.
Take a look at some of the messages:
Cheers to many more calls in the industry 🥂🥂🥂
I don’t watch it but I will tune in for you 😉#LasizweDurbanGen https://t.co/PDTlw8IpR0
— Vision (@_Visions94) March 30, 2022
Lalelaaa a girl that knows who she issss 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️❤️ You did that!!! https://t.co/wwF7aF9ogN
— උArA๓㉫しÏz㉫d †✿ppÏǸＧ🍯 (@mandy_biebs) March 30, 2022
I’m so excited sweetie I can see from the trailer that you’re killing your role . Super EXCITED #LasizweDurbanGen https://t.co/k0RrEQp4KJ
— Tracy (@noxypeters) March 30, 2022
Proud of you Lasizwe #LasizweDurbanGen ❤❤❤❤❤ https://t.co/rMp7tAAw0u
— M.Malula (@MMalula60) March 30, 2022
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Compiled by Sinothando Siyolo