Actor Pallance Dladla has slammed reports that claimed he is leaving Isibaya. This comes after Sunday World reported that Pallance was the latest cast member to suddenly leaves the popular Mzansi Magic soapie. Other cast members who recently left Isibaya include Menzi Ngubane and Nomzamo Mbatha.
Speaking to IOL, his manager, Wesley Gainer, said Pallance Dladla returned to South Africa on March 26 after his trip to the USA was cut short amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Like any actor he is actively pushing the boundaries of his craft by pursuing international work while remaining devoted towards local contracts, such as Isibaya. Of course, Mr. Dladla, together with us, could have respectfully put in notice but, he didn’t do so.
“Instead, he chose to remain loyal to ‘Isibaya’ whilst pursuing other endeavours. Channel (Mzansi Magic) and ‘Isibaya’ always work together to schedule in Mr. Dladla’s overseas trips and this situation was no different. The role and the show is still very much in alignment with Mr. Dladla’s future plans” – his manager said
Sunday World reported that Pallance Dladla who plays the role of Jabulani Zungu in Isibaya, has even stopped reporting for duty.
The paper further alleged that Pallance stopped reporting for duty before the national lockdown. His role was scrapped and they are busy planning his exit. “From last month, Pallance was not reporting for duty, which prompted the producers of the show to come with new ideas to
cover his part” – a source told Sunday World
Head of PR & Publicity at M-Net’s Local Entertainment Channels, Philly Kubheka, also commented saying Pallance Dladla is not leaving Isibaya.
“The character of Jabulani Zungu played by Pallance Dladla on the popular show ‘Isibaya’ is not leaving the show as allegedly published. Pallance Dladla is actively pushing the boundaries of his craft by pursuing international work while securing and maintaining local contracts”. – she said.
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