Busisiwe ‘Busi’ Lurayi, Netflix Star, Dies at 36

Busisiwe “Busi” Lurayi, star of the Netflix comedy series “How to Ruin Christmas”, has died at her home in South Africa. she was 36.

Lurayi’s family confirmed that she had “suddenly” passed in a statement on the official Instagram account of her Johannesburg-based talent agency, Eye Media Artists.

“We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of our beloved Busisiwe Lurayi,” the message read. Busisiwe died suddenly and was pronounced dead at her home on Sunday [July 10, 2022] by medical personnel.”

The official cause of death is still unknown while we await the results of the autopsy report, the family added. “We humbly ask that you allow us as a family to process this tragic news.”

The statement ended by assuring her fans: “We thank you for the support we have shown thus far and will provide more information as it becomes available.”

The agency captioned the post: “Rest in peace @busi_lurayi.”

Lurayi has starred in the Netflix series “How to Ruin Christmas” since 2020, playing the character of Tumi Sello, a “lost daughter” who “goes home for the holidays and manages to ruin her sister’s wedding plans. they make it up before it’s too late.”

She scored the SAFTA Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy for the role in 2021.

Other projects the entertainer worked on included the South African shows ‘City Ses’la’, ‘Ses’Top La’ and the drama ‘Wild at Heart’. She also made a guest appearance on a 2006 episode of “ER”.

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Lurayi died “suddenly” at her home in South Africa on Sunday, July 10.

She also won the same award in 2011 for her time in ‘City Ses’la’. Lurayi also received the SAFTA Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy in 2006 for the same show.

The last batch of photos of the actress took to social media on June 26, showing her kissing the forehead of an unidentified little girl. Some of Lurayi’s followers described the child as her “baby sister.”

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