- Former Generations star Nambitha Mpumlwana turns 54 this Friday, 12 February
- Nambitha Mpumlwana played the role of Mawande Memela on the now-defunct Generations
- The veteran actress also plays a role in helping aspiring actors score acting gigs
Mzansi veteran actress Nambitha Mpumlwana is celebrating her 54th birthday this Friday, 12 February. Nambitha, who was born in the Eastern Cape, is known to many as Mawande Memela - a role she brought to life on Generations (now defunct) back in the days.
She has been featured in many TV productions since then. Nambitha has had leading roles on shows such as Ashes to Ashes and in a new series titled The Kingdom recently.
Helping aspiring actors
Nambitha is not just a TV personality but she also plays a role in helping up-and-coming actors bag TV gigs. Just in December 2020, she teamed up with Ben Tjibe for a workshop aimed at helping aspiring actors sharpen their auditioning skills.
She taught the aspiring thespians how to prepare for their audition, what to expect during the audition and tips and techniques to bring the character to life.
The star also goes an extra mile to help other women celebrate themselves. She recently launched a company called DivasNexus. Through DivasNexus, the businesswoman helps women from across Mzansi celebrate their lives with dignity.
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Kelly Rowland celebrated her 40th birthday on Thursday, 11 February. The US superstar shot to fame back in the 90s as a member of hit R&B group Destiny's Child.
The stunner has also dropped music as a single artist just like her other group members, including the the band's most famous member of Beyoncé. The new mommy also gave her fans a sneak peek of her birthday on Instagram. She went live and showed her fans what went down during the intimate party.
The songstress has her family and children at the small gathering due to the pandemic. A DJ played a virtual set for them. Her bae also showed his dance skills in the video. In celebration of her birthday, the star dropped a new song titled 'Black Magic'.
Her fans took to Twitter on Thursday, to with the singer a happy birthday. Seeing all the love she received, Kelly took to the micro-blogging app to show her gratitude to her fans and music peers. She wrote.
"THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE BIRTHDAY LOVE! Meet me tonight on Instagram live!"
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