Youth Day: ‘Uzalo’ star Thuthuka Mthembu talks about her big break into the industry

Youth Day: 'Uzalo' star Thuthuka Mthembu talks about her big break into the industry
Youth Day: ‘Uzalo’ star Thuthuka Mthembu talks about her big break into the industry

Johannesburg conceived entertainer, Thuthuka Mthembu’s, huge break into media outlets came when she handled her job on South Africa’s most watched dramatization, “Uzalo” in December 2018.

The 22-year-old on-screen character said she initially had no expectation of being an entertainer, however since she will be, she is “experiencing her fantasy”.

Mthembu plays the character Nonka, a regular 18-year-old young lady. She lives in KwaMashu and is conflicted between various components around here, such as considering and love. In any case, she has a solid and enduring character.

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“This is my large break on TV and being on the most watched appear in the nation is a much greater accomplishment. I didn’t examine acting so being available to gaining from different entertainers and the business itself has been my go to technique. I have been honored with this job and I think as long as I am doing whatever I love, I will be experiencing my fantasy,” said Mthembu.

She said media outlets accompanies a great deal of difficulties like #OpenUpTheIndustry, yet her own test remains becoming acclimated to “acclaim”.

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“One day I was an ordinary individual and now I’m mainstream. The test for me was that I needed to figure out how to alter my character to accommodate my societal position and what my activity expects me to do. Managing individuals from not managing anybody at all was a genuine distinct advantage. It’s something I am as yet getting us to,” she said.

Mthembu admires industry goliaths like Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and all the more locally, Dawn Thandeka King.

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She says to make due in the business you have to stay workable.

“There will consistently be analysis with anything you do. There will consistently be haters as well. You simply need to permit yourself to take in valuable analysis and adapt to the situation,” she said.

Watch Thuthuka Mthembu as Nonka on “Uzalo”, SABC1, weekdays at 8.30pm.

Author: BeatzJam

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