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Meet The Actress Who Quited Teaching For An Acting Career Khanyisa Bunu

Damoment 06/26/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Khanyisa Bunu known by Dembisa The Mother of Mthunzi Mayiza on Scandal, the South African soap opera which plays Monday to Frinday on etv 7:30 pm.

Khanyisa Bunu is a former school teacher who ventured into comedy through the reality show 'So You Think You are Funny' on 2009 where she was eliminated in the top 6 of the competition.

She also made history in 2015 by being the first ever female to win an award at the Comics choice Award.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. she attributes her success to the fact that she is an all rounder because of her clean and brilliant material and can perform anywhere whether it be church, corporate events, weddings, Schools, Clubs or anywhere you can think of.

She has performed at many shows such as:

99% Xhosa Comedy, South African State Theatre: Tshwane Comedy nights, Blacks only, soweto Comedy festival: Parker's Comedy (Monate Casino) , Grahamstown National Arts festival (one man show 2011/2012), and many more.

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Khanyisa has made numerious television appearances as well, including on the Nite News with Loyiso Gola, the comedy central Roast Battle on central and the Bantu hours on SABC2.

Television Roles:


Judge Thenjiwe Khambule - season 1

Case #2

Mzansi Comedy Nights - Season 3

Guest Comedian


Dambisa Maduna

Ses' Top La - Season 4


So You Think You're Funny! Season 1

Contestant - Herself

The Bantu Hour - Season 1

Cast member

The Bantu Hour - Season 2

Guest Comedian

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. she has also performed around the world and wowed audience in places like New York , Nigeria, Botswana and Swaziland.


Source: opera.com
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