She currently plays the powerful Mawande Memela on Generations, fearless and potent woman of virtue and class. The viewership for Generations is estimated at 7 million every evening from Monday to Friday. And there is an Omnibus on a Saturday from 10h00 to 12h00.
Although known in the film industry as Nambitha, she has played numerous lead roles on the s mall screen over the years; in award winning Yizo Yizo I and II, Interrogation Room I and II, Justice for All I & II, Saints, Sinners and Settlers and 7de Laan. She also appeared in The Lab I and II as Pearl Luzipho, a role that earned her the Best Actress in a drama series Golden Horn at the second annual SAFTAs (2007). She also recently played a lead role in Mozart – Music of the Violin on MNet.
Nambitha is currently in the movie Safe House featuring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. She has acted alongside celebrated international actors such as Morgan Freeman in Invictus (2009) and appeared opposite Angelina Jolie in Beyond Borders (2003), was right there with Hillary Swank in the BAFTA nominated and award winning Red Dust(2004). She shared intimate moments with Michael Easton in The Diamond Hunters (2001). When Tsotsi (2005) won an Oscar Award, Nambitha was counted amongst the crème de la crème of South African artists that added depth. Was recently on set for an international movie filming a blockbuster potential, Safe House with Denzel Washington.
Nambitha has had roles in a number of theatre plays such as The Dead Wait, Black Age, Whale, In Search of Dragon’s Mountain, Beauty and The Beast of Oracle. Apart, The Power of Harriett T and more.
As Voice Artist:
As a professional voice artist, her sought after versatile voice has been heard in product ads of brands under the Unilever family ( Pampers ), TV programs (Studio 53) and national campaigns (SA Tourism).
As Programme Director:
Nambitha is a professional corporate program director, serious where necessary and sometimes very candid, always well informed and pleasant as an MC. Her services in this regard have been known to be spell binding and thoroughly engaging to audiences and have been enjoyed by high profiles multi - nationals internationally.
She has proudly represented major companies, some of which are listed below, as Master of Ceremonies for product launches, conferences, exhibitions, year -end functions and other special events. (Jazz for Cancer Concert, Gauteng Department Of Agriculture - Female Farmer Of The Year Awards; POPCRU National Congress; National Jet Community Awards)
As Motivational Speaker
Nambitha is a well-known speaker in a wide variety of diverse circles. As a motivational speaker, she shares her inspiring experiences with women and students of all ages in all walks of life. Not only has she touched the hearts of many young people but, she has also given the broader South African community a sense of pride and achievement in the arts. Her extensive training and experience in facilitating and workshopping issues such as Multiculturalism and Racism, have given her a rare insight into the workings of the human mind.
She speaks on topics such as Alumni As Mentors, The I Matter, I Am Woman, and No Apologies Here - celebrating diversity. She also runs workshops like Dressing For Success Nambitha is also a facilitator, trainer, interviewer, panelist, a coach and mentor to several women and students and a poets
She is outstanding, confident, caring and completely accessible to ordinary people. Her love for the arts and pride in African heritage could play a major role in ensuring that our African culture & heritage are preserved for generations to come.
As TV Presenter:
Nambitha has also done some presenting work on SABC3 (continuity), the environmental program 50/50 (SABC2), Money (SABC3), Practical Parenting (SABC2).