Exclusive: Bedfordview’s Khabonina talks about Isidingo and life in Bedfordview (gallery & video)

Bedfordview resident Khabonina Qubeka (38) has always been an actor but believes you should not be held down by doing just one thing in your career.

She started as a dancer before getting into acting.

Also read: Up close with Khabonina Qubeka

“I always saw myself as an artist and a performer. Never just a dancer,” said Khabonina. Most people know her from Muvhango back in 2007, but she has been acting before that.

“I did, however, catch the acting bug as people say when I was part of theatre in high school,” said Khabonina.

Khabonina said she loves Bedfordview and has been living in the area for almost 10 years.

In an exclusive interview with Miguel Abrahams from Bedfordview and Edenvale NEWS, we catch-up with Khabonina who talked about her passion for acting and life in Bedfordview and surrounds. Read the full article in the June 20 edition of the NEWS.

Khabonina Qubeka, a Bedfordview resident and Isidingo star. Most people know her from Muvhango back in 2007, but she has been acting before that. She loves working with Darlington Michaels who plays Georgie Zamdela on Isidingo because he is so much fun, yet so professional at the same time.

Khabonina Qubeka also has a show on BET called Fix My Love.

Khabonina Qubeka has fun with a yoga stance. She regards health and fitness as one of her passions.

Khabonina Qubeka regards health and fitness as one of her passions.

WATCH: Fun with Khabonina behind the scene of Isidingo.

Khabonina Qubeka gets her hair and make-up done before playing Nina Zamdela on Isidingo. She loves her character, Nina who is a businesswoman and she pushes the envelope. She sees the writers as brilliant in this regard as they come up with scenes that blow her mind each and every time.

A behind the scenes look at the set of Isidingo. Khabonina is always prepared when she gets on set. “You need to read your lines as well as everybody else if you’re a true actor.”

Khabonina Qubeka plays Nina Zamdela on Isidingo. Khabonina never gets tired of acting. “With some of my other shows, we sometimes wrap at 1am. I can never get tired of doing what I love doing,” said Khabonina.

Khabonina Qubeka loves doing community projects with young girls and boys to inspire them.

You can see Khabonina weekdays on Isidingo on SABC 3, Fix My Love on BET every Wednesday at 9.30am, a food and health show called Dijo Le Bopelo every Saturday at 5.30am on SABC 2 and Grandmasters on SABC 2 every Thursday at 10.30am.

You can also follow her on social media @Khabonina_Q , on her online show Khabodacious TV on YouTube.

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