Sindi Dlathu Breaks SAFTA Records After Getting Five Nominations For The Same Role
Sindi Dlathu has made South African television history by becoming the first actress to receive five consecutive nominations for the same role in the Best Actress in a Telenovela category at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).
The River star has been nominated every year since 2019 for her captivating performance as Lindiwe Dikana, the ruthless businesswoman and matriarch of the show. Her consistent excellence and dedication to her craft have earned her a place in the SAFTA hall of fame.
How Sindi Dlathu achieved this historic milestone
According to entertainment commentator Phil Mphela, Sindi Dlathu is the only actor to have a SAFTA nomination for the same role for all seasons of the show. He announced this remarkable achievement on Twitter, praising the actress for her outstanding work on The River.
The River is a telenovela that follows the lives of two families who are divided by the discovery of a diamond mine in a small town. The show has been a hit with viewers and critics alike, winning multiple awards and accolades over the years.
Sindi Dlathu plays Lindiwe Dikana, the owner of the diamond mine and the main antagonist of the show. She is a complex and compelling character who will stop at nothing to protect her wealth and power. She has been involved in many dramatic and shocking plots, such as murder, kidnapping, betrayal, and revenge.
Why Sindi Dlathu is the queen of South African television
Sindi Dlathu is no stranger to success and recognition. She has been in the industry for over three decades, starting her career as a child star in Sarafina. She has since appeared in many popular shows, such as Soul City, Muvhango, and Generations.
She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and versatile actors in South Africa. She has won several awards for her work, including two SAFTAs, two Royalty Soapie Awards, and two DSTV Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards.
She is also a role model and an inspiration for many aspiring actors and actresses. She has used her platform to advocate for social causes, such as women empowerment, education, and health awareness.
We salute Sindi Dlathu for her amazing achievement and her contribution to South African television. She has proven that she is a force to be reckoned with and a legend in the making.
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