Sindi Dlathu ( PHOTO:GALLO IMAGES)
You might’ve known her as Thandaza in SABC2’s
Muvhango, but when Sindi Dlathu took the role of ruthless businesswoman Lindiwe
Dikana in Mzansi Magic’s The River, she completely rebranded and showed off her
It’s no surprise Sindi took the Safta for
the best actress in a telenovela at the recent
awards – which was broadcast online due to the lockdown.
In celebration of her huge achievement, we put
together five of her most memorable scenes in the popular telenovela. Whether
she’s being her usual ruthless self, a sexy wife to her hubby or a loving
mother, Lindiwe nails it! She could be SA’s most-loved villain on our small
1.When she found out her
daughter, Mbali, was dead.
2.She seduces Zweli after their
3.Finding out her daughter, Tumi,
killed her other daughter, Mbali, and killing her.
4.Showing up at her ex-husband’s
wedding as the bride.
5.This list would be incomplete
without a scene between Lindiwe and her nephew, Zolani.Their chemistry is
If there’s one thing the lockdown
took away from us is the acceptance speech Sindi would’ve given us – whether
she was going to bless us with her singing voice again, or thank her supporters
and friends, we certainly would’ve loved to see it!