Somizi’s Sarafina role causes frenzy.
Sarafina! is practically an annual movie in commemoration of 16 June, which remembers the youth who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their freedom The actors who played the iconic roles alongside Whoopi Goldberg in the unforgettable film Sarafina! have continued to blossom in their careers and lives in general Somizi Mhlongo, Leleti Khumalo, John Kani, the iconic Crocodile by Dumisani Dlamini and the lead singer in Sarafina! are now all considered South African TV icons
The 1992 film Sarafina! gave birth to many of South Africa’s film and TV staples. The film Sarafina! introduced the world to a young Dumisani Dlamini who played the memorable Crocodile. Dieketseng Mnisi sang her heart out alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Somizi Mhlongo and all those who gave amazing performances as part of the Sarafina! cast. Here is what the five beloved actors have been up to.
Somizi Mhlongo Now a reality star of his show Living the Dream with Somizi, the star has continued entertaining South Africa. Somizi entranced the audience with his captivating performance as Fire in Sarafina!.
According to SowetanLIVE, Somizi says that his role in Sarafina! was his first real acting lesson. “I did not go to school but Mbongeni Ngema (theatre producer) is an institution, he taught us for free and it had so much value. Sarafina! is my pride and I will forever be proud.”
Somizi says that his career highlight was meeting Mandela after his release from prison and that he also built strong connections in the entertainment industry as he says: “I’m still friends with Baby Cele, Sindi [Dlathu], Leleti [Khumalo] and [Dieketseng] Mnisi.
They all play different roles in my life, when I need financial advice I go to someone and when I need relationship advice I go to someone else.”
Source – Briefly
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