Mzansi is studded by renowned actors who have so much flair and who always keep fans glued to their screens every time they show up. Most of them take on roles that end up making masses believing they are actually young. This just shows how unmatched their acting dexterities are. Here are some of the actors whose characters are younger than they are.
Nyalleng Thibedi is a South African actress popular for her role Zekhethelo on Uzalo. The motive was to take acting as a therapeutic hobby. It however rubs off on her and she becomes the superstar we all know and love.
She is the definition of “black doesn’t crack” and has every woman wanting to know the concoctions she uses to stay fresh. Her looks suggests that she is in her twenties when in actual fact she is twenty years older than her character. Born on the 4th of September 1980, Nyalleng is 40 years old.
Mapula Mafole is a South African model and actress currently playing Mapula on Rhythm City. It is all attributed to her flair and willpower that she continues to break ceilings. Mafole, currently playing Mapula on Rhythm City is living proof that dynamite comes in miniature packaging.
The 30 year old actress has been portraying teenager roles since 2012. Her characters often tell stories affecting youngsters in African societies. Her road to fame, quite a bumpy one is an inspiration and she continues to thrive and steps on the stumbling blocks as stepping stones.
Aya is a character brought to life by Ayanda Nzimande. It is shocking how a 25 year old can execute a 15 year old role flawlessly. Yes you read that right, Ayanda is not a teenager. Born on the 26th of December 1995 her baby face contributes to the actress landing Aya’s role.
Kea from Rhythm City
Kamogelo Molatlhoe is an upcoming South African actress popular for her role Kea on Rhythm City. The South African actress currently plays Kamogelo Molatlhoe on etv’s Rhythm City and has us believing she is still in her teens. That’s just how good she is, slaying a role that is almost 9 years younger than she actually is. Born on the 25th of February 1995, the actress is 26 years of age.
Teddy from Gomora
Sicelo Buthelezi is a South African actor and musician who is gradually stealing the hearts of many with his unmatched dexterities. Currently playing Teddy on Gomora, his heart-wrenching yet hilarious role is reeling more fans in. Taking on a role of a teenager on the show, the 35 year old executes the part flawlessly.
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