Hulisani Tsharani is a South African actor who plays Mulimisi on Muvhango. The actor has stated that while he is not a sangoma in real life, his grandfather was a sangoma.
38-year-old Hulisani Tsharani first appeared on the popular SABC 2 soapie as Lufuno Mukwevho’s crazy boyfriend. Now he is a family Sangoma of the Mukwevho royal family, Mulimisi Negota.
Hulisani nails his Muvhango character, Mulimisi, as if he was a sangoma in real life. Fans are amazed by the way he shakes his body and grunts. However, Hulisani is a devoted Christian and his church members understand him better as they saw him growing since he was a child.
Humbulani comes from a family where his late grandfather was a Sangoma but he died while Hulisani was a kid. In his storyline on Muvhango, Mulimisi is imitating his late grandfather.
Even though he didn’t get to teach him how to do it, it is clear that Mulimisi has a bit of it in his blood which is why he makes it look real. “Family members and people from my village say I play the role of Mulimisi as if it was my granddad “, he said.
He always tells people that he can only act as a Sangoma but he cannot heal people. He is not a Sangoma in real life, he is only acting. However, people always ask him to help them when they come across him in public areas.
Other interesting real-life facts about Muvhango’s Mulimisi
Hulisani is quite the family man. He is a father to a son and has a good relationship with his siblings. He is the only brother to a number of sisters. He speaks of his son lovingly and is clearly a doting father. The Muvhango actor has an aversion to social media and so he stays hidden.