When Fanele Zulu bagged the role of Dr Mnqobi Mchunu on Durban Gen, social media was set ablaze with the hashtag #DrBae trending. The cameras loved him, and so did the ladies in South Africa. His character was killed off in a kidnapping disaster when Dr Zulu’s daughter Lwandle was taken, and Dr Mchunu was shot. A lot of fans wanted to keep seeing him on-screen and may wonder where did Fanele Zulu disappear and what he has been working on ever since Durban Gen.
Fanele Zulu can be called a Jack of all trades in the entertainment industry as the actor also doubles up as a Television presenter and a musician. He is popularly known by his stage name Zulu Black. With the fantastic performance on the etv drama series, it is hard to believe that playing Dr Mchunu was his first acting gig. He made a name for himself as one of South Africa’s most beloved actors.
After his exit from the series, he landed a role in the 1 Magic hit series Lingashoni. In the drama series, he plays the character of NJ. The role he plays is that of a young man who is gay, but his father, who he believed had been dead for many years, can not accept it.
Fanele ‘Zulu Black’ Zulu’s recent project and real-life news
Besides making a name for himself in the acting industry, Zulu Black has also worked on his music. He has worked on several hit singles in the past months. Halleluja and Nguwe proved why they nicknamed him SA’s August Alsina. The man is a vocalist that always slays any song he works on or is featured on. Earlier this month, he was featured on Dj Grizi, or as most people know him, Hungani Ndlovu, together with Amaghosti.
However, besides working non-stop, Fanele Zulu has also been a busy man in his personal life. He recently shared with fans through an Instagram post that he had engaged his girlfriend for a long time in August. A few days ago, he took to his Instagram to share the news that he was expecting a baby together soon.