WATCH LIVE: Iconic actor Patrick Shai to be laid to rest

The funeral service of the late iconic actor Patrick Shai will take place at the Soweto Theatre from 8am.

A memorial service of the veteran actor Patrick Shai was held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg on 27 January 2022. Picture: Screengrab/SABC.

JOHANNESBURG - The funeral service of the late iconic actor Patrick Shai will take place at the Soweto Theatre from 8am.

Shai completed suicide at his home in Soweto on Saturday.

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On Thursday friends, family and colleagues remembered and celebrated his life at a memorial service at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.

During the memorial service, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa described Shai as a legend.