Fans were left shocked when Lerato, who played Luthuli on Durban Gen, posted a picture with Patrick Mofokeng calling him her father. The question on everyone’s mind: Is Ngema from Scandal the father of Dr.Luthuli from Durban Gen?
The 22-year-old actress posted a picture on Instagram captioned Me and my papa. Fans’ reactions ranged from shock to inquisitive. One fan went on to comment ‘So you are Lindiwe’s sister’ on the post. Lindiwe is the character Nomvelo Makhanya plays, who is Ngema’s daughter in Scandal.
The actor is a legend in the industry. He is well known for his role in Zone 14 as King Sibiya. The fifty-two-year-old actor had guest appearances in shows like Backstage, Yizi yizo, Scandal, etc. He scored a role in Jackie Chan’s Who am I. Patrick has several awards under his belt. This actor is a very private person, and nothing is known about his family besides having a wife. Patrick is only on Facebook and no other social App. His privacy has made his private life more enjoyable for fans to try and unveil.
The Durban Gen actress made her debut as Dr. Luthuli in the same soapie. She is young and new to the industry.
She left the medical drama series some months ago, and her farewell post showed that she left in good books.
Are Patrick and Lerato father and daughter?
This author has unveiled that Patrick and Lerato’s father and daughter relationship is purely fictional. The two are co-stars in a drama series called Lingashoni that airs on 1Magic. Patrick plays Mandla Cele while Lerato plays Mpumi, his daughter. Nothing is known about who her father is except that her parents are both Zulu despite her Sotho name. Patrick has not yet shared his family publicly and is still keeping his private life the way he was before.