Legendary actress Rhoda Mthembe affectionately known as Mai Sorobhi has died at the age of 79.

The veteran actress succumbed to stroke today.

Mai Sorobhi’s grandchild Admire Kuzhangandira popularly known as Bhutisi confirmed the sad news.

Born Rhoda, Mai Sorobhi rose to fame in the early 1990s in the drama series Paraffin that made her a household name.