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South Africans are mourning the loss of actor Charles Maja who died on Thursday following a stroke.

The 54-year-old actor was known and loved for the role he played as Big Boy Mabitsela on SABC 1's drama series . He was also on SePedi radio station Thobela FM where he played various roles in the station's drama slots.

's publicist, Sumaya Magola, said Charles' daughter had confirmed the news of his death and that his family was devastated.

Through his role on , Charles stole the hearts of South Africans many of whom admitted he was the reason they were loyal viewers of the show.

Tributes have since started pouring in.

Taking to Twitter, , through its official account, said its family would never be the same.

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