Popular etv soap Scandal! has a new villain and he'll be brought to live by Bongile Mantsai
Mantsai is known for his role in the controversial film Inxeba
The actor is looking forward to the challenge of playing a villain and can't wait to be hated by viewers
Bongile Mantsai is best known for his role in the film, Inxeba, but he has appeared in many other productions.
The latest been his role in Nkululeko, playing a role of an infamous gangster, Ta Poncho. The story line was how Ta Poncho was released from prison and began his plot to regain power and status on the streets.
Now Mantsai will be playing role of Mthunzi Mayisa in Scandal!.
Mthunzi will be an innocent and pleasant character who will later be revealed as a villain who is fueled by a desire for revenge.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Mthunzi will able to change his personality to suit the company he is keeping. The base of Mantsai’s character is a young boy born out of wedlock to a mother that is shamed by the family and in turn the family rejecting him.
He grew up living with his grandmother and visiting mother’s place of work for only one day, which she is employed as a domestic at the Langa family. His mother is Dambisa Maduna in the show.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Mthunzi felt disrespected and totally unwelcomed by the family. He builds up resentment towards the family and now has a desire for revenge and carry’s it out by infiltrating the Scandal world.
In the Xhosa film Inxeba, Bongile Mantsai's character was an expert at stirring up viewers' emotions and Mansai will probably be doing the same in Scandal!.
According to TshisaLIVE Mantsai is ready to be one of those characters that people love to hate. He is actually looking forward to his villainous role and the challenge it poses for him as actor.
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