'Playing Winnie Mandela very challenging'

By Drum Digital
26 November 2013

Naomie Harris say palying Winnie Mandela was very challenging.

The star has revealed that playing the wife of the South African leader Nelson Mandela in ' Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' was the most challenging assignment she has ever had.

The 37-year-old British actress, who is known for her role as Selena in ' 28 Days Later', said that of all her roles, none have been as strong.

In role of political leader Winnie Mandela, was the feistiest character she has ever played, the New York Daily News reported.

Harris portrays Winnie, alongside Idris Alba who plays the role of Mandela, who comes into her own as an anti-apartheid activist and leader of the African National Congress Women's League during the 27 years of his imprisonment.

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