WC Premier Winde requests special provincial funeral for Surtie-Richards

She passed away on Monday in Cape Town. The beloved actor forged her career on TV, the big screen and on stage over more than three decades.

Shaleen Surtie-Richards. Picture: Facebook.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has requested a special provincial funeral for the late Shaleen Surtie-Richards.

"I wish to also use this opportunity to thank her family for giving her to us as a nation and we as a nation have really lost a giant. I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and loved ones in this very difficult time and look forward to a positive response from the president."

She passed away on Monday in Cape Town.

The beloved actor forged her career on TV, the big screen and on stage over more than three decades.

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