Maumela Mahuwa is a woman of many talents. Here’s what she’s been up to. #happybirthday

Maumela Mahuwa is a woman of many talents. Here’s what she’s been up to. #happybirthday



South African actress & recording artist Maumela Mahuwa, aka Susan, the wife of Chief Azwindini from Muvhango turns 41 today.
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Maumela Mahuwa, has been with the soapie Muvhango since its debut in 1997. As she celebrates yet another successful year, here’s a look at how she made headlines in the past years.

Maumela Mahuwa feels comfortable with her dark skin and would not be open to using skin-bleaching to lighten the skin, like some actresses do.

The Muvhango actress said skin-bleaching is not something she had ever considered. She said:
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“I wouldn’t look good light-skinned. I know that for sure. I stand in front of the mirror and I go: ‘this face will look horrible light-skinned’. I’m an African and I love my skin. I come from Limpopo. It’s the hottest place there is. This skin helped me to exist where I’m supposed to exist. I love that I’m dark. I’m unique and beautiful.”

To cater to the large number of talented writers and filmmakers waiting for an opportunity, Maumela created an institution to help aspiring filmmakers and writers.

Maumela created the African Academy of Cinematic Arts with a vision to create a film school for aspiring youths who dream to work in the local film industry.

Here’s a look at the officially released a promo video:


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Maumela Mahuwa on hair and make-up

Despite her acting, Maumela is also known for her various hairstyles and exceptional make-up.
3 106Every time Maumela posts selfies of herself we can’t deny that whoever is working on her makeup is doing an outstandingly great job.

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Maumela Mahuwa on being a pastor

Maumela Mahuwa the actor and gospel singer, is also a travelling minister who constantly promotes the concept of mental freedom and breaking out of self-confinement.

But, Mahuwa says that there is a lot of hard work involved in being in the ministry as you have to be selfless and tend to find yourself thinking about people you don’t know personally.

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Maumela has been in the entertainment industry for more than 15 years and she is without a doubt one of South Africa’s most loved and talented actresses.