South African-born actor and director, Patrick Shai reportedly passed away. According to Internet reports, the actor took his last breath on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Since morning, we have been receiving several passing news of the celebrities who died recently.
King’s son Ian Alexander Jr. just lost his life after committing suicide. Now, many people is believing that Shai committed suicide by hanging himself in the garage of his Dobsonville home on Saturday, January 22, 2022.
What Was Patrick Shai Cause of Death?
The news of his passing was confirmed by his family that Shai passed away on Saturday morning. The actor was known for his best and most amazing roles in television series and shows like Soul City, Generations, Zone 14, and many more.
According to the sources, Shai was one of the founding members of Free Film Makers of South Africa. His sudden passing was a big loss for the film industry and his fan couldn’t believe that he has gone from this world and left his family and memories behind.
Patrick Molefe Shai who was better known as Patrick Shai was born in Dobsonville, South Africa. Much information related to his personal life is not available on the Internet but during a protest in Dobsonville which was related to electric cuts, he was wounded by around 11 rubber bullets, and as soon as possible, he was admitted to the Tshepo Themba Hospital for treatment.
How Did Patrick Shai Die?
In protest, he got injured from the neck, leg, back, and arms as well. After this incident, he filed a complaint against the police with the independent Police Investigation Directorate for the brutal behavior of the police.
Later, the actor was married to Mmasechaba Shai and the couple had two children together. Well, Shai began his career as dancer at Safari Ranch with Mzumba African Drama and Ballet. Later, he became a part of the drama serial Soul City for which, he also won the Avanti Trophy for Best Actor at the NTVA Avanti Awards in 2000.
During his entire career, he achieved several awards and won many hearts. He also earned huge respect and love from his fans around the world. If we talk about his several hits of the industry so, A Place for Weeping, Red Scorpion, Blind Justice, Diamond in the Rough, The Last Samurai, Screenplay, Schweitzer, Taxi to Soweto, Hearts & Minds, Mission Top Secret, and many more were the hit movies of the actor. Patrick Shai will be always remembered by his fans and family. May his soul rest in peace.