Lali Dangazele is a well-known South African Actress and Businesswoman who was born 15 March 1985, age 37 years old as of 2022. The actress is best known for portraying a character as Mangi on SABC1 mini-series When We Were Black, in 2006.
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Name: Nobulali Dangazele
Date of birth: 15 March 1985
Age: 38-year-old (2022)
From: Soweto in Gauteng, South Africa
Occupation: Actress and Lecturer
Nationality: South African
Tv shows: When We were Black
Known as: Mangi on When We Were Black
Net Worth: Unknown
Who is Dr Nobulali Dangazele?
Nobulali Dangazele is a South African actress and a Lecturer who was born 15 March 1985. Her age is 37 years old as of 2022. The Soweto born actress is a talented woman who is trying by all means to help young artist. She has no children and husband yet. The information about her parents is unknown.
Lali enjoys music by Abdul Ebrahim, Sibongile Khumalo, John Legend, Robin Thicke, Thandiswa Mazwai, and Sergio Mendes, as well as dancing, teaching, and facilitating applied theatre. Due to her achievement in the past years, she is now called Dr Nobulali Dangazele. A well educated young lady.
Wits University is where the beauty queen obtained her BA in Dramatic Arts. She moved to England in 2014 to begin her PhD in Shakespeare and Strategy at the University of Warwick. She spent a few years in England before becoming the brains behind ShakeXperience, a platform that introduces school students to acting. She is also one of the founders of Nudgeathon.
Lali Dangazele has accomplished a lot in a short period of time. She is a PhD holder, a successful actress, and an entrepreneur at the age of 37. She is still touching the lives of many young people who have a talent and a passion for acting.
The multi-talented star is also a business owner. She is the owner of Nobulali Productions, a company that uses applied drama, experiential learning, and theater processes to improve learning in schools and corporations. In May 2019, she served as Master of Ceremonies for the 2019 Business and Community Awards.
Career journey in acting
She went to the theatre for the first time in Grade 2. She began dancing at the age of seven. In primary school, she was always involved in school plays, but in Grade 11, her English teacher, Mrs Brown, asked her to audition for the role of Puck in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She auditioned, was cast, and they performed at a festival, where she received an award. “And one of the judges stated, ‘it would be a loss to the arts if she did not pursue a career in the arts.’
Lali Dazangele rose to prominence in 2006 as Mangi in the award-winning SABC1 mini-series When We Were Black. Students have played Bibi in Love, Crime, and Johannesburg, Dora in Mampatile, and Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Her first fully professional performance was as Lulu in Sophiatown, directed by Malcolm Purkey and performed at The Market Theatre, for which she received a Naledi Award nomination for Best Newcomer. She has presented the youth shows Take 5 and Ikeketse on television, and she has played the roles of Thuliswe on Hard Copy III, Yoli in the SABC1 drama series Home Affairs, and Thuli in the SABC1 mini-series A Place Called Home.
She acted a role as Cynthia on the drama series The Bet which was directed Hlomla Dandala. Also she got a job as a Field Reporter on Vox Pops – a youth radio programme for Love Life. In a Television commercial for MTN, she was advertising as the young girl leaving home by train to start her first job. In the advert, she leaves behind her worried parents at the train station, before turning to a fellow passenger and explaining: “Usuku lami lukucala emsebenzini” (“It’s my first day at work”).
On Rhythm City she appeared as mousy drug dealer’s daughter Nkhensani Tshinawa in 2007.
She played a lead role as Kholekile Nkosi a version of Cordelia, in the SABC1 mini-series adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear, Izingane zoBaba, from April to May 2008.
In 2013 she had a starring role as Chi-Chi Moeketsi-Adams, an attractive, gum-chewing, private school-educated Lara Croft look-a-like obsessed with her smart phone, in the SABC3 sitcom Safe as Hauser’s.
Other Television series and roles
▪︎A Place Called Home – Season 1 as Thuli
▪︎Hard Copy – Season 2 as Thuliswa (as Nobulalu Dangazele)
▪︎Hard Copy – Season 3 as Thuliswa (as Nobulalu Dangazele)
▪︎Heartlines – Season 1 as Cynthia (as Nobulali Dangazele) (Film: “The Bet”)
▪︎Home Affairs – Season 2 as Yoli
▪︎Home Affairs – Season 3 as Yoli
▪︎Home Affairs – Season 4 as Yoli
▪︎ Izingane zoBaba – Season 1 as Kholekile Nkosi
▪︎Jacob’s Cross – Season 3 as Ntombi (as Nobulali Dangazele)
▪︎Kowethu – Season 1 as Thandeka
▪︎Rhythm City – Season 1 as Nkhensani Tshinawa
▪︎Safe As Hauser’s – Season 1 as Chi-Chi Moeketsi-Adams
▪︎Society – Season 2 as Sara
▪︎Tjovitjo – Season 1 as Mandisa (as Nobulali Dangazele)
▪︎Tjovitjo – Season 2 as Mandisa (as Nobulali Dangazele)
▪︎When We Were Black – Season 1 as Mangi (1)