Uzalo actress Nompilo Maphumulo opens up about her role as a sangoma

Uzalo actress Nompilo Maphumulo opens up about her role as a sangoma

- Nompilo Maphumulo, who plays the role of Nosipho on Uzalo, is evolving into the role of playing a sangoma.

- The transition has been challenging as the role requires a lot of research and understanding.

- She has done her best to ensure that she plays the role successfully.

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Nompilo Maphumulo, plays the part of Nosipho on Uzalo and is very aware of the powers a sangoma holds.

In the show, Nosipho endures some unnerving and unexplainable dreams. The dreams are indicating that it is a calling for her be advance to a sangoma. learnt that she is having sleepless nights and has found herself even sleepwalking and ending up in places she has no explanation to.

Chatting to Sunday Sun, Nompilo shares the lengths she had to go to and the research she did to enable her to carry out this part of the show.

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She also explains the difficulties and the challenges it took for her to place herself in the role of Nosipho during this time.

Even though she is fully aware what is required from her as an actress, she put in a lot more effort to guarantee the part she was playing would be portrayed correctly and do justice to the storyline.

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Nompilo did say that the scenario of the show is perplexing but as an actor they such be able to adapt to any role they are given. She stated that she paid sangomas, traditional healers and elders a visit and even checked up on the internet gathering information.

In aim to not disappoint the more than 10 million viewers of Uzalo, Nompilo pulled out all the stops. She has ensured that the character of Nosipho will do justice for the show.

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