Theatre and screen-trained actress, Ngelekanyo Ramulondi, is best known for her role as Gugu on Generations: The Legacy. A role she landed shortly after making her first TV debut as Monifa Filana in the popularly known BBC series, Noughts and Crosses.
Amongst other work are her commercial roles for FNB, Albany, and Stayfree. During the lockdown period, Ngelekanyo performed workplace satire to help shed light on sexual harassment and ethical conduct in the workplace.
Ngelekanyo’s creative arsenal also boasts in her writing, among other storytelling devices. She wrote children’s tunes for the widely known Boomerang (Africa) channel and won a writing competition by STAND Foundation in association with Lunchbox Theatre and award-winning playwright Mike Van Graan. She spent time as part of the Joburg theatre youth group, Art24, connecting with people through poetry and prose.
Ngelekanyo was recently selected to be part of the National Scriptwriters Retreat, where she honed her craft and brought her own flavour to South African playwriting. She is currently focused on exploring other fun and challenging skills, such as stunt training.
With exciting new work on the way, this young talent has a bright future ahead of her.