Continuation From Part 1. Young South African Actresses Making A Mark In The Industry (Part II). In this women’s month, we continue to look at those inspirational. With major acting roles, a lot of upcoming female actress are taking us space in the industry. They have amazing talent, and are the reason some of you are glued to your screens.
The likes of Sphesihle Cee Cee Ndaba, Cindy Mahlangu, Khosi Ngema, Lorraine Moropa, Buntu Petse are some of the young female actresses that make us proud.
Sphesihle Cee Cee Ndaba
Siphesihle Ndaba landed herself a role in the new Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora. She plays the role of Mazet, a gangster who hijacks cars. Ever since being on the show, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) alumni, is a household name. The talented actress has an Honours Degree in dramatic arts at Rhodes University.
Now this is one actress who bags role after role. Cindy, is best known for her role as Dumazile, from the Mzansi Magic supernatural drama series The Herd. She was also on The Queen where she played Siyanda. Cindy is also one of the cast members on Netflix SA original series, Blood & Water. She recently announced her new role on e.tv’s Scandal! The model and actress studied financial accounting in college.
The 19 year old lady gained fame by playing the character of Fikile Bhele in the Netflix television series, Blood And Water. Khosi Ngema tried to showcase her skills in many professions from being a singer, actress, song writer and a social media personality. The acting gene runs in the family as her father is renowned actor, Mangaliso Ngema
Lorraine Moropa, is best known for her starring role as Dimpho, a teenager who falls in love with a blesser, in the SABC2 drama series Guilt. She is also known for her starring role as Pabi in the SABC2 telenovela Lithapo and for her role as Rethabile in the Moja Love telenovela Hope. Lorraine studied Acting for Camera, Live Performance, Voice, Movement, Presenting at CityVarsity School of Media and Creative Arts.
Buntu Petse landed her first acting role on one of South Africa’s popular daily soaps, “Generations: The Legacy”. She plays the character, Nontle, a high school teenager, who is always in trouble. The actress and TV personality, studied and finished her Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts at Witwatersrand University in 2019.