Khaya Dladla Biography

Khaya Dladla Ditches Gagasi FM!

Khaya Dladla, a former actor from Uzalo and currently playing the role of Lazarus in House of Zwide, has announced his departure from Gagasi FM.

Actor’s Farewell to Radio

On Tuesday, 26 March, Dladla, an actor and radio personality, confirmed his exit from Gagasi FM via his Instagram account. He expressed mixed feelings about leaving what he once called his happiest place and home since 2nd June 2018.

He encouraged his followers to dream big, work hard to achieve those dreams, and also to protect their peace and mental health.

Official Statement: Khaya Dladla Ditches Gagasi FM!

Dladla released a statement confirming his departure from the regional commercial radio station after a six-year tenure. He will bid farewell to his popular drive time show on 29 March, where he was affectionately known to listeners as “The Favourite Queer of The Airwaves”.

He expressed his sadness about leaving a brand he had fallen in love with years ago due to a non-conducive environment.

Dladla’s departure from Gagasi FM follows Penny Ntuli’s exit from the station due to a salary dispute involving R28 000.

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Khaya Dladla’s Role in ‘House of Zwide’

TVSA reports that Dladla, who previously starred in Uzalo, currently portrays the role of Lazarus in e.tv’s House of Zwide. In 2021, Dladla revealed that he was happier with his new contract at House of Zwide, which replaced Rhythm City.

He accepted his contract with the e.tv fashion drama as it offered more security and longevity than his previous contract with Stain Glass TV. This is why he couldn’t turn down the opportunity to join House of Zwide, knowing he had a long-term contract with them.

His role on the e.tv show is unique compared to all the characters he’s played before as it involves a lot of fashion. He also receives assistance from big names in the fashion industry.

Dladla, who recently secured a TV presenting gig at Our Perfect Wedding, has also impressed audiences with his role on eHostela, where he played the role of a Nxebale Ndoda.

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Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.