On Monday, the family of Teboho Mahlatsi, a renowned TV producer and writer of the drama series Yizo Yizo, released a statement confirming his unfortunate passing.
The statement expressed deep sadness and informed the public about the unexpected loss of this talented filmmaker and producer.
During this difficult period, the Mahlatsi family has requested privacy to grieve the loss of their beloved family member.
Rather than personal condolences, they kindly ask for prayers and space to mourn and come to terms with this tragic event.
Mahlatsi gained recognition for his work as a producer on the TV series Yizo Yizo, which aired from 1999 to 2004 and is currently available for streaming on Netflix.
As the director of The Bomb Shelter Film Company, he contributed to various projects, including the documentary Ghetto Diaries.
His extensive body of work also includes other notable productions such as Portrait of a Young Man Drowning, Zone 14, Gaz’ Lam’, and For Love and Broken Bones.