Actor Bonko Khoza opens up to Anele Mdoda about 'The Wife'
Breakthrough actor Bonko Khoza was at 947 to chat with Anele Mdoda and Frankie on Anele and the Club on 947.
Khoza got a chance to chat about how he prepared for the role, Mqhele Zulu, on the Showmax Original television show, The Wife.
Bonko Khoza on preparing for his role on The Wife
Khoza tells Anele and Frankie about how he trained for the role of playing a taxi lord.
You know, there are roles that you come across where you can access a part of yourself to play the role or tap into something that is familiar.Bonko Khoza, actor and filmmaker
Khoza goes on to say that he was fortunate to have access to 'that micro society' as he had taken taxis before and he could relate. He was able to immerse himself into the environment to get a better understanding of his role on the hit show The Wife.
Things that shocked Bonko, as he prepared for the role, about taxi drivers:
- They are sweet people
- They are hardworking people
- Translating kindness in the environment they work in
- They are straight to the point
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They (taxi drivers) are literally the backbone of the economy. When they are not operating, nothing can happen.Anele Mdoda
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