The awards, an initiative of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs and implemented by the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, take place at the Durban Playhouse next Saturday.
“It’s a beautiful feeling. I’m excited because it shows that my hard work is paying off,” said Mbatha
Mbatha, who is from KwaMashu’s F Section and is the younger brother of actor and celebrity Nomzamo Mbatha, said being nominated alongside actors such as Sdumo Mtshali, also of Durban, was confirmation he was going in the right direction.
“There are a lot of actors out there who are really good at what they do.