- Actress Nokuthula Mabika has made her much-anticipated return to Uzalo on SABC 1
- The talented thespian is back by popular demand to portray her role of Thobile on the most-watched show in the country
- Other stars who have also returned to boost the show's ratings include TK Dlamini and Khaya Dladla
Nokuthula Mabika is one of the talented actors who have returned to Uzalo to boost the show's ratings. The actress is back to play the role of Thobile in the telenovela.
The stunner, TK Dlamini and Khaya Dladla have already appeared on the show and their fans have taken to different social media platforms to share their thoughts on their return.
Nokuthula also took to Instagram recently to share that she's back on the popular SA show. She captioned her post:
"We are BACK!! cant wait for you guys to see what's coming @khaya_dladla @tk_dlaminii @naymaps."
Nokuthula told Briefly News that she wasn't nervous at all to return to the show to continue playing the highly-acclaimed role of Thobile.
"When they (producers) told me I was coming back, I was like 'Oh my gosh'. I wasn't nervous at all."
She also spoke about her character and what she did to prepare for the role. The actress said:
"Thobile has been to Johannesburg for a year and she's come back to KwaMashu to claim that her trip to Johannesburg was a success."
The star also explained why she and GC - a character played by Khaya Dladla - have been speaking broken Sotho since their return to the telenovela.
"We've been exposed to different ethnic groups and languages so we understand most of the languages in Mzansi. That helped us a lot when we came back to the show. Most people from KZN go to Joburg and come back speaking broken Sotho, we're trying to depict that through our characters."
Nokuthula said she and Khaya didn't even have a seat down with the producers of the show to discuss the broken Sotho they now speak in the programme but they improvised.
"It was a surprise to them as well. We didn't run it past them but they liked it."
According to the storyline, Thobile and GC are back from Jozi and are faking to have made it in the city of gold. Nokuthula said the trip wasn't a success.
"We're so happy we're back in KwaMashu but the truth is gonna come out soon. It will be so embarrassing for us."
On her future plans, Nokuthula said she's doing a lot of auditions at the moment.
"We never know what God has in store for us."
Briefly News has compiled some of the reactions from Nokuthula's fans and industry peers. Check out some of their comments below:
DJ Tira's wife Gugu Khathi commented:
"It wasn’t the same without you guys."
"Siyakubongela gal now we can watch Uzalo... coz."
"Now we can watch Uzalo again."
"Yah vele without you guys it was a sinking ship. It was a Titanic, now we gonna watch seriously."
"Yaaaaaaaaas girl we have missed you."
"Can't wait to see you on Uzalo."
In related news, Briefly News reported that Uzalo star TK Dlamini made his comeback on the most watched telenovela on Tuesday night, 20 April. The talented actor took to Instagram earlier on the day to announce the good news.
TK is one of the cast members who are making their return to the show to boost its ratings. The popular actor told his fans to meet him at at 8.30pm. He captioned his post:
"So I guess the cat is out the bag. Tonight, let’s meet at 20:30 on SABC1 @uzalo_sabc1."
The star is back to play the role of Mastermind - a car hijacker from KwaMashu. His excited fans took to his comment section to share their thoughts on his return. Actor Khaya Dladla, who plays the role of GC on the show - who also recently returned, said:
"Can’t wait for this."
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