The film industry in Africa keeps on growing, and more African movies and TV series are now getting the international attention they deserve. This comes after the effort put in by the actors and actresses and other stakeholders in the industry. Ama Qamata is one of the most successful actresses in South Africa, popularly known for her Amina role in Commandos: The Mission.
The gorgeous actress was born on and raised in Eastern Cape of Cala, Sakhisizwe Municipality. She celebrates her birthday every September 2nd and will be turning 23 this year 2020. Details about her family are yet to be revealed.
The South African star did her college education at Reddam House School. After that, Ama Qamata parents took her to the University of Cape Town, where she studies Theatre and Performance. She pause on her education after she landed a role on the Mzansi Magic soap opera Gomora, which resulted in her moving to Johannesburg.
Career The young actress’s interest in acting started when she was still a child. In primary school, she got awards for her expertise in the theatre and even played Snow White in the school’s drama event.
She made her first television appearance in the second episode of SABC1 sitcom, My Perfect Family season four, taking the recurring role of Naledi in October 2016. She made an appearance on Muvhango, a South African soap opera aired on SABC2 alongside her co-stars Gugu Nkosi, Maumela Muhuwa, and Digaan Khumalo. She landed the role of Thandi in the ETV soapie, Rhythm City. In the series Gomora, she plays Buhle, a 15-year-old upfront girl forced into poverty after her father lost everything.
Kutlwano Ditsele, the executive producer for the show, specifically picked her for this role. In one interview, the Muvhango actress said that she relates to her character in the show since they both have the same personality. She also plays Amina in Commandos: The Mission.
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Buhle On Netflix
The actress landed another role in a new Netflix series. Netflix announced in 2019 that the young actress was among the two (2) young leads of the series Blood and Water.
She portrays the role of Puleng who is a young and intelligent but spontaneous 16-year-old girl. She investigates the cold case of her abducted-at-birth older sister. The series premiered in May 2020 on Netflix.
The star keep her life very privately, her boyfriend is unknown.
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