Umlilo is looking for a lookalike!

2016-05-18 15:06


Umlilo (etv)

Cape Town - The drama Umlilo is searching for a younger Cebisile and Mnqobi to join the cast!

The two candidates must be Zulu speaking, between the ages of 18 and 30, and bear strong resemblance to the characters Mnqobi and Cebisile Simelane.

Entries are now open and will close at midnight on Saturday, 21 May. The successful candidates will be expected to portray the roles of the younger polygamist Mnqobi and his deceased wife, Cebisile.

If you meet the language and age criteria, you can enter the competition by uploading a picture at and filling in the required form. Acting ability will be considered for the finalist.

“ is committed to giving opportunities and finding new talent in South Africa. Umlilo, currently in its 3rd season has had a successful run on the channel and created conversations across Mzansi. The drama won the SAFTA award for Best drama in 2015 and 2016,” says Marlon Davids, Acting MD: Channels Division.

Good luck!


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