Actress, Dancer/Choreographer – Thandy Matlaila is the newest cast member set to join e.tv’s Rhythm City. Matlaila will play a role of Smangele, the mother of Speshil’s (Sayipsheni Mdakhi) 6-year-old son, who just doesn’t want to let go of him. If you have been a fan of SABC drama series, you will remember her starring role as Lindiwe Ngema on the Tshisa, which aired between from 2006 till 2013. Matlaila is also a cast member of e.tv’s new Telenovela – Gold Diggers.
‘I am over the moon with excitement. I’ve waited for this opportunity for eight years and I can’t believe it’s real. Even when I got the confirmation call, I still couldn’t believe it,’ Matlaila told e.tv.
Her first appearence on the soapie will air on Thursday, 29 October.