Siyasanga Papu bio: Age, nationality, home town, TV shows and movies, profile

Siyasanga Papu bio: Age, nationality, home town, TV shows and movies, profile

Siyasanga Papu is a South African actress best known for starring as Beauty on Mzansi Magic drama series Gomora. She stepped to the limelight upon playing the role of Nomathemba in the supernatural drama series dubbed The Herd. How well do you know her?

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Over the years, she has won the hearts of many in her country and across the world. She continues to make great waves throughout her life as an actress.

Siyasanga Papu profile summary

  • Full name: Siyasanga Catherine Papu
  • Date of birth: 14th July 1986
  • Place of birth: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Siyasanga Papu age: 34 years
  • Siyasanga Papu nationality: South African
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Siyasanga Papu home town: Pretoria
  • Profession: Actress, vocalist

Siyasanga Papu biography

Siyasanga was born on 14th July 1986 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. This is also her hometown. She has not offered any information about her parents and siblings.

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She attended Hoerskoole Elandspoort between 2000 and 2004 for her high school education. Later on, she enrolled for a course in filmmaking at Damelin between 2005 and 2006.

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Siyasanga has had a broad spectrum in the entertainment industry. She is one of the most talented South African vocalists and actresses.

Siyasanga Papu movies

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She rose to prominence after landing a role as Nomathemba on the Mzansi Magic supernatural drama series dubbed The Herd. After her recurrent role in season one of the series, she was promoted to starring cast in season two in 2019.

Siyasanga Papu roles in television shows and movies have varied from time to time. Here is the list of Siyasanga Papu TV shows:

  • Season 1 of Generation as the guest star
  • Season 1 of Gomora as Pretty
  • Season 1 of Hillside as Dineo
  • Season 1 of Hillside as the nurse
  • Season 6 of Isibaya as Fezeka
  • Season 3 of Isithembiso as the social worker
  • Season 1 of Rhythm City as Portia
  • Season 2 of Saints and Sinners as Lena Zondi
  • Season 1 of The Herd as Nomathemba
  • Season 2 of The Herd as Nomathemba
  • Season 1 of Usindiso as the guest star

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Theatre performance

Between 2007 and 2008, she performed in a production dubbed Speakout about abuse for the NPA. The performance took place at the Sheraton Hotel and was directed at Young School Children in Pretoria, South Africa.

Towards the end of 2008, Papu performed in a corporate theatre production named Ag Man Nee Man. The performance was for a small and intimate company meeting on World's Aids Day. Siyasanga played the role of an HIV positive cleaner.

In 2010, she played the mothering hippo in the stage musical, Jock of the Bushveld, which took place at Joburg Theatre. This performance was followed by various production roles that were staged at the National Children's Theatre.

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Apart from acting in films and theatre, Papu also doubles up as a vocalist. Here are her remarks on this path of her career.

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I am acting and also singing on this beautiful heart-wrenching theatre musical that is staged at the South African State Theatre; telling the hard story of the mine workers massacre that happened in 2012 as well as events leading up to the day with an overview of the aftermath of the massacre, remarked Siyasanga.

At the moment, Siyasanga also performs with a musical band known as the Morning Dew.

Siyasanga Papu photos

Here is a collection of the best photos from the Siyasanga Papu Instagram account.

1. Twinning

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A majority of the mothers take great pride in their kids and do anything to be around them and make them feel loved. Siyasanga is no exception. She takes as much time as possible to show love to her daughter.

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What other better way to do this than attend a wedding in a matching outfit? The look shows the presence of a tight bond between them, which is inseparable.

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2. All about glamour and glow

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When it comes to taking pictures, the actress does not take a chance. To her, a picture is made perfect by the right outfits and poses. Siyasanga is not only beautifully dressed but also wears one of the prettiest smiles. This look oozes an air of elegance around it.

3. Passion and talent

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Siyasanga is famous for her beautiful vocals, which most people die to hear, and others only wish to have. She is having a wonderful moment on the stage, as evidenced by the soul's raging fire.

Siyasanga Papu is an icon that has risen from minor roles to one of the biggest names in the film industry. The sky is not the limit for her.

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