Never Too Old: Inspiring Story of Granny Who Pursued Her Dreams on Muvhango
Gogo Tshinakaho Mananga is a 96-year-old woman who recently became an actress on SABC2’s Muvhango. She plays the role of Vho-Nyadzenga, an ancestor and guides Lindelani.
Entertainment news commentator, Phil Mpela announced that the actress will be making her debut on Muvhango on his Instagram, and fans can not help but marvel.
The actress hails from Tshedzani Village, Limpopo, and was once cast as an extra on Muvhango during a location shoot in Venda. After her prayer was answered, she landed a role on the show.
Gogo Tshinakaho Mananga cannot read or write due to her age, so she relies on her casting agent, Nonkululeko Ndlovu, to help with her lines. Despite this, she has been performing well on the show.
96-year Old Granny Tshinakaho Mananga lands a role in Muvhango
Many South Africans are inspired by her story and are proud of her for achieving her dream of becoming an actress at 96 years old. They can not help but marvel that it is never too late to pursue one’s dreams and Tshinakaho has proved it.
Below are some of the comments that Tweeps gave when they read the news:
It’s never too late to follow your dreams
I’m so proud of my mamkhulu raising our family name highvho-tshina vhavhorwine
96 year old actress makes debut on Muvhango
— Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) March 1, 2023
Nothing is impossible
Love it! Limitless opportunities for all
purrr, yassss Vho-Makhulu. Love this for her fr
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