Nambitha Mpumlwana: "I'm looking forward to the challenge"

2015-02-17 12:00

New kid on the block, Ashes to Ashes, has caused quite a buzz.

Leading the pack of's new 8pm telenova is former Generations star Nambitha Mpumlwana. She is one of five former Generations actors who were scooped up by

Nambitha will be playing Mandlakazi, the matriarch. Nambitha says she's incredibly honoured to be playing a matriarch.

Drum magazine recently sat down with Nambitha to chat about the journey ahead of her and about being fired from  Generations.

Nambitha wouldn't be drawn into talking too much about her past, but said that she absolutely loved playing Mawande. "The environment is slightly different, Generations was very studio-based. This is going to be different but I'm looking forward to the challenge," she said.

The actress added that Generations and Mawande is in her past and in order to move forward she needs to be faithful to her new partner.

Ashes to Ashes first airs on 2 March at 8pm on 

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