Nelisa Mchunu’s passion for acting has been reflected on the characters that she has been assigned with. Having made her debut onscreen appearance on the now discontinued soapie Isidingo (The Need),it opened a lot of doors for her. She then went to play a role of Fikile on SABC 1’s Uzalo which cemented her name in the industry. Join us as we unpack more of the story below and share the latest.
Since she was casted as Bazothini on Mzansi Magic’s Isifiso, the star has talked about how people were impressed about the way she handled the villainous character. “I have had similar experiences when i was still playing Fikile on Izalo, they thought i was the character in real life” – she said. The series was about two sisters that were in different stages of life. One was married to a rich man and the other was not. This led to Bazothini (played by Nelisa) pushing her sister down the balcony and later on marrying the husband.
She’s thrilled about the role
When interviewed by Daily Sun, Neliswa stated that the character was very intense but it was very fun playing it. She has also revealed that she has been casted for a new movie that is set to come out soon. As it stands, her role on Uzalo has been put on ice as they went on to revamp their storyline – she hasn’t made much emphasis about returning.
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