- Nay Maps has taken the time to reflect on his humble beginnings by thanking Uzalo
- Nay thanked the production for recognizing the young talented actor he once was and for giving him a shot
- We all start somewhere and Nay is extremely grateful for the amazing start he got and all the opportunities it has brought him
Nay Maps felt the need to thank those who have helped in making his career a success, namely, SABC 1’s Uzalo. Everyone starts somewhere, but where you start can definitely make or break you, especially in the entertainment industry.
It is not easy to get a break as an actor in SA. Some times all it takes is one opportunity that opens many doors, and luckily Nay got that when Uzalo signed him on.
Briefly.co.za knows what an amazing smalls screen star Nay is. Mzansi drama series fans love watching Nay play the role of all the interesting characters he has under his name – he is a true soapies lover favourite.
Nay Maps' real name is Nkosinathi Maphalala. Born on March 30th in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Nay Maps age is said to be 30 years old, but nobody really knows his exact date of birth, and maybe he prefers to keep it personal.
The young actor became a household name when he took the role on as the young spoilt and hard-headed Mxolisi Xulu. It was this role that put Nay on the map.
Taking to social media, Nay reminded his fans of where he started and thanked Uzalo for giving him the opportunity and break that they did. Nay is forever grateful for the opportunities that got him to where he is today.
"Don't Forget Where You Come From..... And Remember WHO YOU ARE!"
"To the TV Show that put me on……that believed in me….. And trusted me with a LEAD ROLE to portray the character of a young good kid named Mxolisi from Kwa-Mashu KZN who grew up in Jhb and returns to his family and discovers the truth about his past – @uzalo_sabc1.”
"I'll forever be grateful for the chance and opportunity you gave to a kid you never knew, a passionate, ambitious and dedicated youngster and newcomer in the industry.”
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Sphelele Mzimela has given birth to her twins after experiencing a long, difficult journey. The actress had attempted to keep her pregnancy under wraps despite it being leaked after she allegedly fainted on stage.
Uzalo discharged Mzimela from her role as Mazaza but it remains unclear if the pregnancy was the issue at hand. TshisaLIVE had reported that Sphelele had been experiencing health issues at the time of her leaving:
“Unfortunately Sphelele, who played Mazaza, was unable to continue with her role due to her personal ailments. Uzalo wishes her good health and a speedy recovery."
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