Popular SABC 1 soapie Generations: The Legacy has welcomed actress Brenda Mhlongo into their fold.
Brenda has been cast to join the much-loved popular soapie and viewers should expect her to appear on the small screen in November. Generations: The Legacy publicist Gaaratwe Mokhethi confirmed the news on Monday in a statement.
“I can confirm that Brenda Mhlongo has joined Generations: The Legacy‚ and she is expected to start appearing at the beginning of November.”
According to Gaaratwe, the actress started filming in September as Jack Mabaso’s wife; Nandi – who is also Sphe and Fana’s mother. We are certain Brenda is killing the role. The actress is best known for her role of Rafiki in the musical The Lion King. The role boosted her career as she bagged two international accolades; Broadway Spain Award in the best actress category as well as best new artist in Spain’s Premier Theatrical Awards.
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Brenda Mhlongo – The Road To Stardom
She started her career at the age of 16 by joining the KwaMashu based K-Cap company. She spent the next eleven years with the company, featuring in numerous musicals and plays. She later decided to take her career to the next level by going international. Apparently, there was nothing more that the K-Club could offer her.
Thus, she spread her wings to countries including Hong Kong; Germany and America. Nonetheless, no matter where she has been, she remains a true African.
Meanwhile, the soapie Generations: The Legacy also welcomed Angolan actress and TV personality Weza Solange into their fold last month. The Big Brother alumni reportedly joined the crew as a supporting actress.
Publicist Gaaratwe Mokhethi confirmed the exciting news;
“She will not be playing a major role but will be a supporting actress in the Tau Mogale story line,” Gaaratwe said. The soapie refused to reveal too much of the juicy details about her character. However, we can be sure that she will be playing an Angolan.