Zimbabwean actress, model and film producer Anne Nhira, famed for her starring role as Vimbai Jari in the yesteryear soap Studio 263, has died.
She was 38 years old.
Nhira succumbed to injuries after she was mugged on Monday afternoon in South Africa.
Confirming the news to The Herald, her brother Juan Nhira said:
“She sustained injuries to her chest area, rib cage and back during a robbery on Monday afternoon in Bedford View, South Africa. She was only 38 years of age,” he said.
In a Facebook post, Juan Nhira wrote:
My sister, my friend, my icon, my superstar, my mentor. Gone too soon. May your soul rest in peace Anne Nhira. The African Queen Diva.
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