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Why Chris Radebe chose Nelisa Mchunu as Bazothini in Isifiso'

27/09/2022

Why Chris Radebe chose Nelisa Mchunu as Bazothini in Isifiso'Scriptwriter and executive producer Chris Q. Radebe of drama series Isifiso' praises actress Nelisa Mchunu, who played Bazothini.

by Rae Seleme

27-09-2022 16:57

in Entertainment

Actress Nelisa Mchunu as Bazothini in Isifiso'. Images via Twitter @IPrincesskokie

and YouTube @MzansiMagic

South Africans and Isifiso executive producer Chris Q. Radebe can't get enough of the talented actress Nelisa Mchunu, who plays the role of Bazothini in the Mzansi Magic drama series.

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Let s give this woman a round of applause please , she s one of our South Africa best actress #Isifiso #PodcastAndChill #IdolsSA pic.twitter.com/aLNQnICnvF

Its_princessKokie (@IPrincesskokie) September 26, 2022

ALSO READ: Nelisa Mchunu, Zinhle Mabena, Sjava and more stars join Isifiso'

MZANSI APPLAUD NELISA MCHUNU Isifiso scriptwriter Chris Q. Radebe took to his Instagram to share the self-tape that scored the former Uzalo and SesTop'La actress Nelisa Mchunu for the role of the villainous Bazothini in Mzansi Magic's Isifiso.

In a lengthy post, the actor-writer Chris revealed why he chose her to play the character.

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The time was 8.40 pm. I stopped everything and went on the WhatsApp group. I told my colleagues this was our Bazothini and not one of them disagreed. I've been a fan of Nelisa's since the first time I saw her on Uzalo.

Chris said Nelisa's character may not have been particularly emotionally demanding but her talent was hard to miss.

It was the scenes where she didn't have dialogue that stood out. Many people struggle in scenes where they don't have lines. But I'm yet to see an actor that's more present in every scene.

ALSO READ: Uzalo's' Nelisa Mchunu joins Ses'Top La' as the new Phumzile

SOUTH AFRICANS REACT TO ISIFISO' FINALE The popular series Isifiso premiered on 4 July and also starred actor-musician Sjava, Duduzile Ngcobo, Bandile Maphalala, Nkosinathi Kheswa and many more.

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@ankqayi35:

Bazo will do anything to be with a man that doesn't want her it's so annoying.

@Thickum_Snookum:

I knew Bazo would be the last woman standing yho this girl fights for what she wants aibo.

MaiyeKereng:

Yoh!!! I like that that witch Bazo also got rid of the queen witch! Mangobese was evil to the core!

If it makes me evil let it be, I've been team Bazo since day one . Congratulations sis' #ISIFISOMzansi #Isifiso pic.twitter.com/5jn95ZdAiA

Blue Kapok (@BK_Kapok) September 26, 2022

ALSO READ:Actress Pearl Modiadie discusses playing Yvonne in Redemption'

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-- ALSO READ:Themba Ndaba: Don't expect to see Brutus in Redemption'

She s a excellent actress, Nelisa Mchunu let s give her a big hug and hand #Isifiso #ISIFISOMzansi pic.twitter.com/4yAs99JIHD

The-General (@SihleGeneral10) September 26, 2022

For obvious reasons I should be hating Bazo, Mara I keep hating Julia

That s how dope this lady can act #Isifiso pic.twitter.com/sWlWM0EXx0

Kabelo Maja (@kabelo_maja) September 27, 2022

Julia was annoying and kids never loved her well done Bazo, the Champ #ISIFISOMzansi #Isifiso pic.twitter.com/6kKw4Us6py

Buhle (@BuhleNxumalo) September 26, 2022

Bazo is not the one nor the two not as a sister, wife or daughter. #Isifiso

But do you think she has made a lot of enemies now?

Mzansi Magic (@Mzansimagic) September 26, 2022

So she walked all the way from kubo to kwa Mathamahle #Isifiso pic.twitter.com/Z3d977YTpD

Nqoby (@Nqobie31) September 26, 2022

Bazo's mom right now #Isifiso pic.twitter.com/Ik6fDAye4G

MphoYavhu i (@MYavhudi) September 26, 2022

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