5 facts about #TheRiver's Larona Moagi

Larona Moagi. Picture: Twitter

Larona Moagi. Picture: Twitter

Published Feb 21, 2018


Playing the role as Itumeleng Mokoena, the new actress is a vivacious lady with a compelling personality and a fresh face to television screens across Mzansi, but she is not just a pretty face.

Moagi says that she felt exhilhiration and excitement as she started filming the first few scenes of The River, but that it took a while before she had settled with the news that she had earned a role on the new soap. Her character, Itumeleng Mokoena gets involved in an interesting conflict with mining boss and main antagonist, Lindiwe (played by Sindi Dlathu). “Viewers can expect to see Tumi grow out of the naive, young woman they saw in the first episodes”, Moagi explains.

Larona Moagi. Picture: Supplied

Moagi could be the perfect example of the phrase, ‘dynamite comes in small packages’, which is probably why the role of Itumeleng Mokoena fits her so well. 

So who is Larona Moagi? Here are few facts about her:

1.This is her first role (as a lead) on a television soap. 

2.Larona currently studying towards a degree in Law at the University of Witwatersrand.

3.Larona was bitten by the acting bug when she starred as the lead in her first high school production in 2010. 

4.She has an avid interest in what happens behind the scenes when scenes are filmed, including learning about the production and composition of the soap’s episode. 

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