- Tumi Masemola has joined the stellar cast of popular award-winning telenovela, The River
- The bubbly actress plays the role of Cobra's baby mama who has just popped up of nowhere with a teenage son
- Tumi is known for her role on SABC1 sitcom City Ses'la, where she played the character of Leticia
Tumi Masemola has taken to social media to share that she has joined one of Mzansi's favourite telenovela's, The River. The Gang Of Instrumentals singer will portray the character of Cobra's baby mama.
The actress, who is known for her role as Leticia on the SABC1 show titled City Ses'la, told her fans on Instagram on Tuesay, 28 July that she had a great day on the set of the award-winning show. Tumi said she enjoyed working with the "skilful" cast and "warm" crew.
"What a great set experience working with amazing performers and a skilful, warm crew."
Tumi, who has been away from our small screens for sometime now, also shared a clip of a scene from the telenovela where she introduced the kid to Cobra's family.
According to the storyline, Cobra and Tumi's character had the boy, named Morena, when they were still dating in high school. However, Cobra didn't know that Morena was his son until Tumi popped out of nowhere with the teenage boy.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Motlatsi Mafatshe has also joined The River. The star plays the character of Cobra's cousin, Fose. He has already made his debut on the hit South African show.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that veteran Mzansi actor Jet Novuka has bagged a new role on hit SABC1 telenovela Uzalo. The 49-year-old star will play the role of fierce policeman, Captain Yamkela Mpambani.
The soapie, set in KwaMashu, said in a recent statement that they will be bringing in familiar faces to their storyline to shake things up.
One of the new faces is Jet, who shot to fame as Zakes in the SABC1 drama series Yizo Yizo. He has also been part of the former SABC3 soapie Isidingo. He played the role of Sizwe Kondile.
The award-winning actor has also appeared on The River, Igazi, Zone 14, Interrogation Room and Home Affairs, among other productions.
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