The funeral of Muvhango actor Samson Matamela Ramabulana, who played the character of Vho-Nenzhelele in the soapie, will take place on Saturday morning.

Ramabulana died at a hospital in Polokwane last Sunday. His memorial service was held on Friday afternoon at Shayandima, outside Thohoyandou.

His daughter Hulisani says his fellow actors gave the family great support this week.

Ramabulana has been described as “irreplaceable” by the Muvhango production team.

Fellow actor Kingsley Ramabulana, who plays Vhangani, says losing a brother who was also a colleague has negatively affected him.