Maumela Mahuwa of “Muvhango” stars in local comedy “The Wrong Girl”

Popular Muvhango actress Maumela Mahuwa – who has played the role of Susan Mukwevho for over a decade has scored a role in a local comedy film titled The bad girl.

She will play policeman Mabula in the local comedy film.

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Seasoned Muvhango actress Maumela Mahuwa will star in a short film the bad girl as a policeman.

The film is about an undercover Hawks agent; Fhatuwani (Palesa Sehlare) who gets kidnapped by three amateur thugs to root out a human trafficking operation according to Sowetan.

The comedy film also stars Stanley Khoza, Ntando Mthembu, Mpho Malange, Sean O’niel and Nwabisa Noguba.

It is directed by award-winning Nigerian filmmaker Frank Orji and is produced by the African Academy of Cinematographic Arts (AACA).

The organization is a black-owned film school that was started by Muvhango actress Frank Orji and Alicia Orji six years ago.

It offers training in film, film and theatre, journalism, advertising, graphic design, interactive media and photography.


The actress told Sowetan she wanted to be a part of the bad girl screenplay because it shows the power of women.

“The story is interesting, that’s why I’m in the movie and that’s my baby.”

“It’s an interesting story that shows that every woman is a feminist.”

“Some might argue they’re not, but when the going gets tough, the feminist side comes out”

Mahuwa says she liked how police officer Mabula used her talent to earn the respect of her colleagues without being rude.

“This is our first film at the academy, aside from the student films we produce.”

“I can’t wait for people to see the talent we have. Our plan is to develop the short film into a feature film.

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look the bad girl at the Ster-kinekor cinema in Rosebank on April 26.

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