Owning THE SPOTLIGHT
Bona|June 2020
Film and TV star Fulu Mugovhani (29), currently graces our screens as Noli on the M-Net series, Still Breathing. The former Scandal! actress talks about getting into showbiz and lessons learnt on and off the stage.
Gugulethu Mhlungu

I had a great childhood.

I grew up in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. My parents did their best to provide all the necessities and little pleasures for our family. From as far back as I can remember, my little sister and I would sing and make up skits for our own entertainment. My dad was an opera singer and music lecturer, so we would mimic the late opera singer Luciano Pavarotti and all the operettas we watched and listened to. If that wasn’t a sign that I would end up in entertainment, then I don’t know what would’ve been.

My big break came straight after varsity when I was cast in The Lion King in Hong Kong, as Nala.

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