Sindi and her alter ego

By Drum Digital
08 January 2016

On screen she’s a strong and courageous businesswoman, but in real life Sindi Dlathu is coy and private. Here’s how she comes out of her shell to portray Muvhango’s Thandaza

By Koketso Mashika

She walks in with her hair tied back, her face flawlessly made up, wearing a power suit and heels as high as her position at her company. Her mere presence commands attention.

But this is not real life. It’s a scene from SABC2’s popular soapie Muvhango. And, as fans will know, that woman can only be Thandaza Buthelezi – the respected businesswoman, mother and wife at the centre of the popular Tshivenda drama.

But the woman behind the character is notorious for being fiercely private, so we have to pull some serious strings for this very special tête-à-tête with iconic actress Sindi Dlathu.

Read more in the 14 January issue of DRUM.

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