Zandile Msutwana is a South African actress best known for her leading role as Akua Yenana on the 2007–2010 SABC 1 drama series Society. She was born on 6th of July 1979 in King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, South African.
After graduating, she performed at The Langa Hall in a production labelled Ingalo as a character called Cordelia. After this, she played a couple more roles at different theatres in South Africa. On TV, she was a presenter for e.TV on Heita. She also played as a student in the soapie backstage.
In 2005, she was featured in Beyond Berlin which was directed by Peter Samann. Zandile also played as the lead in the Unrequited Love film, directed by Steve Berry. In 2008, she was a guest-starring in one of the episodes of the SABC1 drama series Mtunzini.com. She played as Dudu Langa who was a suspect in her mother’s death. In 2010, she was part of the SABC3 soapie Isidingo where she acted as Thembakazi who was the Head of News. In 2011, she joined the cast of Rhythm City and played the role of a young accountant called Rhonda Rababe.
In the Mzansi Magic soap opera Zabalaza, she acts as Lindiwe Cele who is the ambitious head of operations in the family business. She also plays a role as Vuyiswa the queen lead character. Zandile has also made commercial appearances advertising Nedbank, Captain Morgan, Woolworths, and Clearasil. She has done voice-over jobs for multiple clients and also theatre projects for Kagiso TV and Metrorail.
Zandile is secretive about her personal life.
During the time she was part of the Zabalaza team, she discovered that she has a medical condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. This is a hormonal disorder which affects some women at their reproductive age. Their ovaries tend to develop multiple collections of fluid follicles and fail to regularly release eggs.
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