Teboho Mahlatsi: Yizo Yizo Creator Has Died At Age 49

“It is with the saddest regret that we announce the untimely passing of filmmaker and producer Teboho Moseling Mahlatsi on 3 July,” reads the statement.

Teboho Mahlatsi: Yizo Yizo Creator Has Died At Age 49-TSZ MZANSI
Teboho Mahlatsi: Yizo Yizo Creator Has Died At Age 49

Renowned South African filmmaker and producer Teboho Mahlatsi has tragically passed at the age of 49 on July 3rd 2023

The news of the filmmaker’s death was shared by comedian David Kau, on behalf of the family.

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“It is with the saddest regret that we announce the untimely passing of filmmaker and producer Teboho Moseling Mahlatsi on 3 July,” reads the statement.

Mahlatsi’s cause of death is currently not known. The family says it will share more details in time.

“ON BEHALF OF THE MAHLATSI FAMILY
It is with the saddest regret that we announce the untimely passing of Filmmaker & Producer – Teboho Moseling Mahlatsi, on the 3rd of July 2023.In lieu of personal condolences, the family kindly requests prayers & that they be given privacy to… pic.twitter.com/vMQWbemGGk
‘ DavidKau (@davidkau1) July 3, 2023” the statement wrote

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The filmmaker was known for producing Yizo Yizo, which aired from 1999 to 2004.
The show is currently streaming on Netflix.

Teboho Moseling Mahlatsi was also a company co-director at Bomb Productions, responsible for the Mzansi Magic drama series, Shaka iLembe. According to the company website Mahlatsi was presented the Tribute Entertainment Achiever of the Year Award by President Thabo Mbeki, and in 2018, he was honored for his groundbreaking work in the audiovisual and creative field at the USIBA Awards hosted by the Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

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