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Actress Linda Sokhulu explores her range with Grown Woman' role

03/02/2023

Actress Linda Sokhulu explores her range with Grown Woman' roleActress Linda Sokhulu says she accepted the role of Tina Hlatshwayo in 1Magic's new dramedy Grown Woman' to explore her range.

by Rae Seleme

03-02-2023 14:00

in Entertainment

Grown Woman' actress Linda Sokhulu. Image via Twitter @titomakave

7de Laan actress Linda Sokhulu will show her funny side with her leading role as Tina Hlatshwayo on 1Magic's new dramedy Grown Woman.

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ALSO READ:Actress Linda Sokhulu scores lead role in dramedy Grown Woman'

LIFE BEGINS AT 49 FOR TINA HLATSHWAYO' The Grown Woman actress Linda Sokhulu recently scored the leading role as Tina Hlatshwayo; a widow who only starts to enjoy her life at 49 thanks to her on-screen new lover Rakwena Ra Kwena played by Bohang Moeko.

Tina is a businesswoman who is a mother to two children. After the death of her husband whom she had been married to for over 25 years, she has to find herself again and try to bring meaning to her life now that she's a widow, Sokhulu tells Sowetan.

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As Tina looks inwards and figures out who she is and what makes her happy, she encounters a handsome, much younger man who helps her rediscover herself and somehow in the process she falls in love with someone who's as old as his son . It becomes something unexpected yet thrilling to her.

The show will also feature How To Ruin Christmas actor Sandile Mahlangu, who plays Tina's son Sakhile, actress Bahumi Mhlongo, who plays her daughter Noxee, Isidingo actress Hlubi Mboya and more.

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WHY LINDA SOKHULU SAID YES TO THE GROWN WOMAN' ROLE The Umkhokha actress Linda Sokhulu also tells Sowetan that she agreed to play Tina in the 1Magic dramedy Grown Woman because it's different from her previous characters.

I said yes' to this role because it's different from the other roles I've done. It will help me to explore my range and see what interesting element I can bring to a character such as Tina. I hope I do justice to the character and the storyline, said the Durban-born actor.

Breaking down a new character to viewers tends to be demanding but I hope they will get to resonate with Tina and the journey she embarks on despite the comedy part of it.

Acting is the most unpredictable work a person can choose acting is such a challenging career and somehow it doesn't slow down despite the number of years you've been doing it. To be honest, I think that's the intriguing part about it I am always on my toes as I look forward to what's next, she says.

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