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My dad was the Dr Dhlomo of my mom's life': Durban Gen' actor

03/10/2022

My dad was the Dr Dhlomo of my mom's life': Durban Gen' actorTalented actor Nyaniso Dzedze says his abusive character Dr Dhlomo in Durban Gen' reminded him of his father who abused his mother.

by Rae Seleme

03-10-2022 17:44

in Soapies

Durban Gen actor Nyaniso Dzedze Image via Twitter @NyanisoDzedze

Durban Gen actor Nyaniso Dzedze compares his abusive role Dr Dhlomo to his father who abused his mother. Fans of the medical drama were relieved when Dr Dhlomo got killed on Friday, 30 September episode by his wife Sne.

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ALSO READ:e.TV pulls plug on Durban Gen'

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-- ALSO READ:Actor Zulu Boy dumped Durban Gen' for MaMkhize

NYANISO DZEDZE: I WANTED TO QUIT' The former Generations actor Nyaniso Dzedze, whose character Dr Dhlomo was abusive towards his wife Sne (played by former Uzalo actress Nombulello Mhlongo) in Durban Gen said playing the character was his real-life experience as his father abused his mother growing up.

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Dzedze revealed on his Instagram account he wanted to quit the role and called his agent crying:

I read the scenes and I realised that this was pretty much a reflection of what my mother went through with my dad. My dad was the Dr Dhlomo of my mom's life, said Dzedze.

It was so difficult for me to face that part of my hurt, part of my own story that I hadn't really told to myself.

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-- ALSO READ:Popular actress Lihle Dhlomo has dumped Durban Gen'

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FANS REACT TO DR DHLOMO CHARACTER Xolelwauniversaliden:

Thank you for sharing this we all wanna be actors but not willing to take what it takes to be an actor especially the great one enkosi tata . THIS FOR me serving.

saneli_maphathakahle:

You did really good on the role , your Art is always amazing . So sorry for those triggers of the past trauma, I guess it happened for you to learn that you can never be that man. I hope it all passes with time.

Marinky80:

Jongaaaa, I loved and hated you at the same time. Your voice and the way osithetha ngayo Isixhosa. Master Class. Sorry it triggered past emotions.

Mpumelelo_sonkophe:

Man that role you played really touched me so glad you played it so well even though it must have been also hard for you.

TV: Durban Gen extended and jumps 5 years into the future

From tonight, October 3rd, the https://t.co/EGxFfNitC0 hospital drama jumps into an extended season 2 -with the storyline taking place 5 years later.#DurbanGen Season 2B will run til early 2023. #KgopoloReports pic.twitter.com/TLmj1y9X0J

Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) October 3, 2022

ALSO READ: I didn't choose to be gay': Lasizwe debuts on Durban Gen' [WATCH]

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