MZANI’S CHILLI BITE
It is every actor/actress’s dream to have a SAFTA as part of their collections. For Tshepang, it was an unexpected wish that came to pass. “Winning the award was super exciting and my profile upgraded drastically and more opportunities started coming”, he says. The 24 year old also has an award for best child actor from the African Movie Academy Award. Tshepang says that his fans can expect more of his acting, music and film making. He is known for his breath taking role in South Africa’s television drama, Izulu Lami (My secret sky) as Chilli Bite. Tshepang Mohlomi is a 24 year old who has made his name big through his acting talent and passion. The 24 year old Tshepang gives us an insight into his acting career after being picked from an informal settlement in eNtuzuma, Kwa-Zulu Natal.
It was in the year of 2007 when Tshepang was discovered by the producer of the drama “Izulu Lami” by Madoda Ncayane, who is the producer of the drama. Tshepang played the role of a street kid who was the leader of them all as Chilli Bite. Doors kept opening for Tshepang with great opportunities in the industry even though he did not have any acting background when he first started his acting career. “I was really excited about it because it was my first experience and seeing myself on big screens was just a dream come true. I am forever grateful”, he says. With his great passion for acting, Tshepang’s role in Izulu Lami gained him more followers and acting skills as a whole.
It is everyone’s question about the name “Chilli Bite”. Tshepang says it is his stage name as he does music, acting and film directing. Tshepang has hit tracts such as “Shandpha, Me and Ma mama as well as My Dali”.
Tshepang Mohlomi (24) says that he did not have any acting background when he first started his acting career.
Tshepang Mohlomi during the cast of Izulu Lami as Chilli Bite.