Wilson Chipangura, Guest Reporter
HARARE – Popular comedian Tomato, real name, Lot Magarianzo has died after a short illness.
The hilarious thespian was ushered into limelight by Mbare-based music producer DJ Fantan (Arnold Kamudyariwa) of the Chillspot Records stable.
Fantan who revealed that Magarianzo had been admitted to a local hospital a few days ago, announced the sad development.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on of Lot Magarianzo populary known as Tomato the comedian,” he said.
Magarianzo was hospitalised some time last week following a stroke, swollen legs and water in the heart.
Fantan also paid tribute to the late comedian: “Tomato was born in August 1991 and today 23 June 2021 around 5 am. May His Soul Rest in Peace.”
Mourners are said to be gathered in Mbare and to contact the family for condolences please use this number +263 788 774 848 of Patrick Kupara.