"We've lost a mum, sister and a friend who mentored us when we started to go into a film, and we'll really lose it and the arts industry has been robbed of a real art. Let his soul rest in peace , "he said.
Stephen Chigorimbo, actor and film producer, Mr Huni, Mangwende described as a talented and self-taught actress who was willing to learn and managed to become the headmaster in a number of career-related productions.
Music management and marketing company, Jive executive director, Benjamin Nyandoro, described Mangwende as an outstanding talent that has left a large vacancy in the arts industry.
"We've learned with the great sadness of the transfer of the Mai Mai acting icon. It was an icon that we would remember and loved his role in the leading series of Studio 263. Death brings pain that time can heal only words could not facilitate what we really feel, but with God, his joy is sealed eternally, she & # 39; n memories that death can not even bring, "he said.
Plot Mako founder Jibilika said; "I have a heavy heart that I learned that it was passing by. In her (Mangwende) we've lost a woman who has made people fall in love with local television and have affected so many lives through her great active and mammal role. is greatly missed and always remembered. "
Popular soap opera executive producer Wenera, Eddie Ndhlovu, said that Mai Huni had been an inspiration not only for fans and actors, but also to them as writers.
"Studio 263 inspires us to build and mold programs like our Wenera automatically, May Huni was one of those characters that I can inspire the previous role of May Musodza on Wenera. The industry has lost heroin. If we got an acre an artist hero, here are the idols that would be buried there, "he said.
The Chair of the Zimbabwe Network for the Economic and Social Transformation of Takemore Mazuruse said their hope is that the current generation continues to inspire some of them as May Huni as they continue to develop the industry.
"As a network that aims to promote excellence and productivity in the media, business and the arts while building economic and social transformation, here are those who value the Mukadota's day break and Madzikatire Safari to modern productions through an unprecedented craftsman in film and theater, "he said.
"Their messages by sustaining themselves in industry that are mainly predominantly male and their values also help inspire women to take their place in dealing with social illness others like abuse. "
Before making his name from the small screen, Mangwende's music had also worked with the best local transgae dress Transit Crew and pipers Pied legendary.