Skeem Saam viewers were left devastated when news broke of the untimely death of one of the show’s beloved characters, Alfios. Initially reported as a suicide, it was later revealed by doctors at Turf Hospital that Alfios was, in fact, murdered. This shocking turn of events has sent shockwaves through Mzansi, leaving fans in a state of disbelief and prompting an outpouring of messages on social media as they pay their respects to the beloved character.
The news of Alfios’ death has elicited mixed reactions from fans. Some are expressing anger and demanding answers from the show’s producers regarding the identity of his killer, while others are simply mourning the loss of a cherished character. Regardless of individual sentiments, it is evident that Alfios held a special place in the hearts of viewers and will be greatly missed.
Fans have taken to social media to express their tributes and share their memories of Alfios. Many have described him as a great character who will be deeply missed, expressing sadness at his departure from the show. Some fans have fondly remembered his kind and funny nature, emphasizing the impact he had on both the fictional world of Skeem Saam and the lives of those who watched him. Alfios was portrayed by actor Tebogo Modisane, a talented artist hailing from Mamehlake in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Modisane’s passion for the arts developed at an early age, and he actively participated in school plays. His love for the craft led him to pursue a drama degree at the University of Pretoria, further honing his skills. Modisane made his debut on Skeem Saam in 2013, stepping into the role of Alfios, a humble young man determined to make an honest living. Initially working at Charles Kunutu’s tuck shop, Alfios eventually secured his first tender and embarked on a journey that saw him establish his own delivery business and venture into the world of loan shark activities before his untimely demise.
Aside from his notable role on Skeem Saam, Modisane has graced the screens of various other television shows, including Soul City, Z’bondiwe, and Swartwater. He has also showcased his talent in films such as Shreds and Dreams and Its Complicated, demonstrating his versatility as an actor. In addition to his acting endeavors, Modisane has been actively involved in empowering young people through his own company, which provides training and development opportunities. He has also served as a motivational speaker, visiting schools and places of worship to inspire and motivate individuals. Tebogo Hendrick Modisane, aged 34, was born on March 21, 1986. Growing up in the small village of Mamehlake in Mpumalanga, his formative years shaped his passion for the arts. Completing his education at Hoerskool Dr. EG. Jansen in Boksburg, Johannesburg, Modisane’s journey in the entertainment industry began to take shape.