Sannah Mchunu, who played the character Zodwa on the popular telenovela Gomora, has recently announced that her time on the show has come to an end. The actress took to her Instagram timeline to express her gratitude to her supporters and to ask for their prayers as she moves on to new opportunities.
Sannah Mchunu’s Achievements
In 2022, Sannah Mchunu won the DStv MVCA’s Favourite Actress award for her performance on Gomora. She also received praise from script writer and actor Chris Q, who worked with her on the show.
Sannah Mchunu’s Farewell Message
In her farewell message, Sannah thanked Seriti Films for giving her the opportunity to play Zodwa and expressed her appreciation for the support she received from her fans. She wrote: “Thank you Seriti Flms for trusting me with this opportunity and ngyabonga kakhulu banganBami emakhaya for your support nanothando eningiphe lona. Zodwa’s day 134 of 134. Last day on set bandla kwaze kwabuhlungungicela ningikhulekise banganBam abahle kuvuleke eminye iminyango.”
Sannah Mchunu’s Reflections on Gomora
In a previous interview with TshisaLIVE, Sannah described herself as a natural actress and expressed her sadness about the end of Gomora. She said: “All things come to an end my friends. Let me take this opportunity to thank Seriti Production for blessing us with Gomora. We were treated very well, that’s why our performance was very great. It’s my first time working in a place where I put all my madness [and it was welcomed]. To the crew and cast from Gomora I say big things are yet to come. gates will open. It is painful to lose work but let us stay hopeful. The Lord who took us to Gomora will carry us and put us somewhere else. My friends and followers of Gomora, thank you so much for the support you have given us. I love you.”
Chris Q’s Tribute to Sannah Mchunu
Chris Q also took to Instagram to pay tribute to Sannah Mchunu and to share his experiences of working with her on Gomora. In a lengthy post, he wrote: “Personally, I want to thank you @sanamchunu7 for making me enjoy my job for more than a year. Writing a telenovela is extremely challenging for me because of my style of writing. But I absolutely enjoyed every second I spent writing Gomora because of you. And I’m confident the stellar new team under the leadership of the brilliant Chisanga will bring out your absolute best, which I believe is yet to come.”