- Mzansi's veteran actress, Sophie Lichaba, has been busy working on a new project
- She bagged a role in the local prison drama series, Lockdown
- Lichaba will return to TV screens in season 5 of the show
Mzansi actress, Sophie Lichaba, has bagged a role in season five of the local prison drama series, Lockdown.
According to SowetanLIVE, the veteran actress has been working hard shooting the new season of the SAFTA-winning drama.
Lichaba is known for her long-running role as the feisty Queen Moroka on Generations. However, the actress has been shooting for the Lockdown show, which started filming at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg last week.
“I’m just excited to be tackling such a challenging role on one of the biggest shows in the country,” said Lichaba.
The actress has joined the Lockdown family, which includes Dawn Thandela King, Zola Nombona, Natasha Thahane, Lorcia Cooper, Pamela Nomvete, Linda Sebezo and Nomsa Buthelezi.
Lockdown creator, Mandla N, said that Mzansi hadn’t seen Sophie on TV screens in a while.
“But you could have said the same about Lorcia or Pamela when we cast them, and they’ve both reclaimed their places among the biggest stars in South Africa.”
SowetanLive also reported that the new season of Lockdown will move from Mzansi Magic to the exclusive streaming service, Showmax, on 31 January.
Meanwhile, four days ago, Briefly.co.za reported that Sophie Lichaba-Ndaba had to deal with the 'news' that she had passed away. The actress took to her Instagram account to address the rumour and said it broke her heart to read about her supposed death again.
"Hi darlings, It's heartbreaking to read messages that I'm dead. It's the second time this year this has happened and it's extremely traumatic to my family, friends and especially my kids.
"To address the rumours I'm alive and kicking and God willing I'm not going anywhere anytime soon."
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