Mzansi actor Sdumo Mtshali has been acting for many years but fans came to love him the most when he took on the role of Sibusiso Ndlovu on Isibaya. Briefly.co.za compiled a list of facts about the actor.
Sdumo Mtshali has been in the business for a long time now and the seasoned actor turned 38 today, 3 March. Sdumo has come a long way and Briefly.co.za took a look at four interesting facts about him and his career.
1. He won an acting competition
Sdumo has always had a love for acting but his career only began to take off after he won the SABC 1 talent search competition Class Act in 2010. He has a background in theatre and has also studied drama. Sdumo started acting when he was 11 years old.
2. He is close friends with Nomzamo Mbatha
After they starred in Isibaya together, Sdumo Mtshali and Nomzamo Mbatha remained close friends even after she left the show. Their on-screen chemistry was amazing and this led people to believe that they were in a relationship in real life.
"Our love and respect has transcended beyond the screen. I say this without restraint, you are possibly the most incredible human being there is," said Nomzamo about Sdumo.
3. His relationship status is unknown
Sdumo keeps his personal life extremely private and outside of the public eye. Fans have been speculating about who he might be involved with and if he is even married.
It is still unknown whether or not Sdumo is taken but he is quite popular with the ladies, especially after being on Isibaya.
4. Sdumo is joining The Estate on SABC 3
After being on Isibaya for eight years, he is now moving on to a new role. The actor posted a teaser of the telenovela The Estate and fans are excited to see him take on a different character from Sibusiso Ndlovu.
If the teaser is anything to go by, viewers are going to be in for a ride.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Sdumo Mtshali said a touching goodbye to his character Sbu on Isibaya. Isibaya is wrapping up after the announcement that the show will not be returning for a new season.
Sdumo Mtshali, who plays Sibusiso Ndlovu on the telenovela, said an emotional goodbye to his character on Instagram.
An executive producer of Isibaya named Desiree penned a beautiful letter to Sibusiso's character, detailing how the fans fell in love with him. Desiree spoke about his love for Thandeka, who was played by Nomzamo Mbatha, and how they followed their love until the very end.
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