24 year old Thokoza based actor and TV presenter Tlhokomelo Motselebane got nominated for best actor of the year, at the Live Your Dream (LYD) SA Awards 2020.
Motselebane is an actor on Phuma Moyo’Mubi drama playing on Moja Love DSTv channel 157, which premieres on Thursdays at 9:30pm. He is the main character called Katlego Maleka. The multi-talented Motselebane is also a main character as Thami on Now or Never, which plays on SABC 1 every Monday at 6pm. He has been a presenter on KM TV, which is an online channel.
Motselebane was born in Welkom Free State province, where he did arts and culture projects. He mentioned that his arts and culture teacher told him that he has got acting talent, and encouraged him to take it seriously.
“Out of passion, I began doing research about acting and started my profession in 2014. There are some new projects coming up, where I will be working with the likes of ntate Desmond Dube. I am my own mentor and enjoy what I am doing. In the industry I look up to Thobani Nzuza, who plays as Khehla from Uzalo and ntate Mofokeng on Emzini wezinsizwa comedy series”, he added.
Motselebane said he is not doing his profession for fame but wants to tell the untold stories around the world.
“I am aiming very high as I do acting with passion and love. People are also showing love and appreciation to me on the streets. To get in touch with me, visit the following social media handles, on Facebook: Tlhokomelo Motselebane, Instagram: Tlhokomelo_SA and twitter: Tlhokomelo Motselebane. Please vote for me as a best actor of the year by SMS LYD 197 to 45633. People can sms as many times as they want”, he said.