Get to know Bulelani Sokhulu from Isitha: The Enemy.


Get to know Bulelani Sokhulu from Isitha: The Enemy.

Kere Nyawo is a renowned South African actor popular for playing Popeye on Zone 14. His comedic character has amassed him a huge fan base, and he is one force to be reckoned with. With fame comes curiosity, and the masses wonder who lies beneath the famous character of Popeye.

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Engaging in street theatre to coin a few cents for a living, the actor discovers his knack for the arts. In literature class, he would dramatize books, making it easier for his peers to catch on.


“I read a lot and used to convert stories from the books into dramas. That’s where I started writing films. I became popular before I played Popeye on zone 14. I used to entertain people by speaking bad English and they would pay me,” Nyawo speaks.


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Popularly known as Popeye from Zone 14, the actor has a number of roles tied to his name. Nyawo also doubles up as a researcher for a Japanese platform, Mainichi News.



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Isitha: The Enemy
Married with three children, the actor keeps the identity of his family under wraps.Juggling multiple careers is amassing a good fortune for the actor. Worth R500 000, Nawo is definitely in his element.


Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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