- Sicelo Buthelezi has been nominated in the Outstanding Newcomer category at this year's Royalty Soapie Awards
- The actor usually gets praised for the way he portrays the role of Teddy on popular soapie Gomora
- The star's fans have taken to social media to congratulate him for his first ever nomination in the acting industry
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Sicelo Buthelezi has taken to social media to share that he has been nominated in the Outstanding Newcomer category at this year's Royalty Soapie Awards.
The actor plays the role of Teddy on the popular telenovela Gomora. Teddy is a school pupil who faces a lot of challenges. The Tembisa-born Sicelo has previously been praised for his acting skills and how he nails the role of Teddy.
The excited star said this is his first nomination ever. He took to Twitter and wrote:
"God look at you, first time being nominated wow."
Sicelo's fans took to his comment section to congratulate him on his good news. Check out some of their comments below:
"Congratulations on your nomination. Your hard work and talent is seen and appreciated. Yibambe njalo."
"Ndikonwabele maan (I'm happy for you). Keep up the good work."
"You go boy, proud of you."
"Congratulations #gomora Teddy you are really awesome. I hope you win and by the way 35 years is just an age. Our path in life is not determined by our age."
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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Gomora actress Siphesihle Ndaba recently opened up about how she drew inspiration from US media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
The star, who plays the character of Mazet on the hit drama series, said she attended the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls from Grade 10. Siphesihle said she was grateful that Oprah took a chance on her and afforded her an opportunity "to do great things".
"I am inspired by Oprah Winfrey a lot. She gave me the opportunity to attend her school and experience things and learn so much that I wouldn't have had she not opened that school. I am so grateful for that and so my inspiration also comes from the idea that I want to create that world for somebody else."
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