King Goodwill Zwelithini ka Bhekuzulu’s passing message
The KZN Film Commission is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of His Majesty the King Goodwill Zwelithini ka Zulu.
This is a huge loss as His Majesty is considered the father of the Zulu nation, having held the throne for 53 years following the passing of his father King Cyprian Bhekuzulu kaSolomon in 1968. His majesty displayed obvious care for all his subjects, and he took action to make their lives better being deeply rooted in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.
“His Majesty The King played a critical role in the development, promoting and preserving of the Zulu culture; which has been a bedrock of much recorded success of the Creative industry and creatives from KwaZulu Natal, in the country and abroad. That has helped promoting our beautiful province of KwaZulu-Natal. His majesty has made an indelible mark in our lives, his voice shall forever echo over the Drakensburg Hills, the valleys and streams of KwaZulu-Natal”, Carol Coetzee, CEO of KZN Film Commission
The KZN Film Commission would like to express its deepest condolences to the Royal Family, the people of KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa as a whole. As the nation deals with the grief in response to the passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini ka Bhekuzulu.
Lala ngoxolo wena KaBhekuzulu, Ka Solomon
Last modified: March 12, 2021