‘I’m happy and honoured’

By Drum Digital
04 April 2014

With decades of acting experience behind her, veteran actress Thembi Nyandeni is finding new fame as matriarch of Isibaya's Zungu family.

It's the show of the moment, the one that everyone’s talking about, the one that’s winning awards left, right and centre - it’s Isibaya!

And one of the show’s stars – veteran actress Thembi Nyandeni – is justifiably basking in the glory.

Fresh from her Outstanding Lead Actress win at the inaugural Royalty Soapie Awards, she’s also been recognised by the South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) – the Oscars of local entrainment.

Her role as Mkabayi Zungu in Mzansi Magic’s hit show has garnered her a Best Actress nomination – one of 10 Safta nominations Isibaya has received.

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