No doubt she was dupped as the goddess of small screens with her on-screen character of Nandi Ngobese on etvs drama series Rhythm City. Nompilo Gwala is a celebrated star actress best known for her on-screen character on Isidingo. However, the bubbly actress has managed to wow Mzansi with her acting flair on Saints and Sinners.
The bubbly actress has been wowing us with her flair with a career spanning years. Her newfound fame came from the backdrop of Nompilo Gwala character on Rhythm City. Nandi was cast as Khulekani Ngobese’s wife in the now canned drama series. Nandi struggled to raise a hot-headed teen girl and a husband who puts his work above everything else.
Like those before, her shot to fame in the entertainment industry came from the backdrop of theatre arts. Her debut on small screens came when she starred in Mzansi Magic’s first Telenovela iNkaba as Nothando Khumalo in 2012. Two years later, she played a lead role as Thandi in a Portuguese and English action film titled Diaz Santana.
She hogged headlines when she was cast into Saints and Sinners role as Phindi. In the drama series, she reflected on her private life and told her story and how she got the better of depression after being raped by her then-boyfriend at the age of 18.
However, apart from acting, the actress also doubles as a celebrated model featured in several high profile local and international magazines.
Where did Nandi from Rhythm City ‘Nompilo Gwala’ disappear to?
She has been the face of Truelove, Oprah Magazine, Glamour and ELL. The bubbly actress also happens to be one of the few stars to have rubbed shoulders against the iconic noble prize winner, the late President Nelson Mandela.
At the age of 17-years old, the seasoned actress met the late Nelson Mandela and had a chit chat. And several pictures are there to confirm their meeting, but Mzansi has been asking questions was it a formal meeting or did she bump into the late leader and pose for a picture?
However, in the wake of Rhythm City exit Mzansi has been wondering where did the celebrated actress disappear? Since its season finale was aired, we haven’t seen Nompilo Gwala on small screens. Maybe she might be struggling with gigs, but her absence on social media has got Mzansi worried.
She has been posting of late. It’s been months since she posted. Her last post dates back to the final episode of Rhythm City. Since she is a jack of all trades and a master of all, she might be focusing on her side hustles or furnishing her talent just like others with theatre plays.