Actress Busisiwe Kondleka in real life

Busi Kondleka, 23, is a South African actress famously known for her role on the long-standing weekday soapie that airs on SABC1, Generations, The Legacy as “Melokuhle”, a young women’s rights activist.


She first appeared on SA TV screens on December 5 2019 on a show that she had admired for a long time.

The former West Bank High School pupil had auditioned many times  before landing the big role. The Generations team selected her after three rounds of callbacks in September.

She began shooting in October and said she was excited to explore the character of Melokuhle.

Previously, she had landed a role in the Mzansi Magic hit series, Isithembiso in February 2019, while still holding down a 9-5 job at a medical company doing PR.

To build her acting CV, she took on roles in commercials, music videos and short films and joined the Star Quality Management agency in Johannesburg.


Kondleka is a former head girl at West Bank High School where she did her Secondary Education before relocating to Cape Town to pursue her higher education studies.

The rising star is also a public relations and media communications graduate of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town. She then moved to Johannesburg to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.


She would like to reach the international stage in her caree and loves to work with Tyler Perry in future although there is also still a lot of room to grow in South Africa.