Media personality, singer and actress Sanaipei Tande has explained why she left the TV drama series 'Kina' to tame ongoing speculations around her exit.
Her departure from the show was announced on February 16.
The role has seen her win several awards including Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama series at the 2022 Kalasha Awards.
Taking to Twitter, Sanaipei stated that while she thoroughly enjoyed her time and her role as Nana Tandala she had to leave due to exhaustion.
"Good morning my lovelies 💓 Wow! Where to begin... Well, many of you are aware that I am no longer playing the role of Nana Tandala in the ongoing series KINA. There has been a lot of speculation as to why this is, with an array of reasons being thrown around. For clarification and accuracy, I chose to leave due to exhaustion and consequently needed rest. Because of the nature of the show, it was necessary to find a replacement to allow for your continued entertainment," she wrote.
She expressed gratitude to fans and the entire crew adding that she looks forward to gracing the screens in the near future.
"I thank each and every one of you who has shown great love, support and concern through numerous messages, comments and compliments. I assure you I have read ALL of them 😊 I thoroughly enjoyed my time as "The Great Nana Mandi Tandala" and all facets of this phenomenal character. I will surely miss it.
I thank the cast & crew (my family 👪) for the 4 seasons of great work."
"I wish my successor @mbekimwalimu all the best as she tackles the ups and downs of the wife, mother, boss, brute and of of course Auntiiieeee🤣 that is NANA MANDI TANDALA. I look forward to being back on your screens soon❤️."
Goodmorning my lovelies 💓
Wow! Where to begin....Well, many of you are aware that I am no longer playing the role of Nana Tandala in the ongoing series KINA.
There has been alot of speculation as to why this is, with an array of reasons being thrown around. pic.twitter.com/N83xcUwJWA— Sanaipei Tande (@Sanaipei_Tande) February 20, 2023