Bahumi Madisakwane and singer Kelly Khumalo have reportedly been cast in an upcoming Lebo Mathosa mini series by BET Africa.
Bahumi, who is Idols SA judge Somizi and actress Palesa Madisakwane’s daughter will play a young Lebo while Kelly Khumalo plays an older version.
The Lebo Mathosa series is a BET Africa drama that will have six parts. It will chronicle the wondrous life of the legend throughout her life.
It will take us from the very beginning of her career where she was discovered by music producer Don Laka when she was 14 and put in Boom Shaka with Thembi Seete, Theo Nhlengethwa and Junior Sokhela to her untimely death.
The stars haven’t confirmed their casting because it has been speculated that they signed non disclosure contracts. BET Africa is yet to confirm the premier of the series.