11 #Studio263 Actors And Where They Are Today…

It has been a while since Studio263 has come off our sets. Here’s a catch up of the artists that made us glued every evening and what their doing now.

Dread Welly (Kizito Mawoko)

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Kizito is said to be operating a taxi business and occasionally drives the taxi around town ferrying people. He is also into music and has recorded two albums to date at DWP Studios. Read full profile
Image Credit: Fungai Foto

Tom Mbambo (Ben Mahaka)

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Mahaka is now working in the directing and producing scenes with different production houses in advertising, development communication, corporate and entertainment circles. His latest productions include his work with Kapfupi on television commercials as well as Hope Masike’s video for a song titled “Tioneiwo Shewe”. Read full profile
Image Credit: Ben Mahaka G+

Jacob Huni (Joe Pike)

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Pike is still actively involved in the local film industry. One of his last acts include a role in Lobola which made waves on he local and regional scene. Besides acting, Pike is also a graphic designer, poet, food designer and dancer. He is in fact working on establishing a dance school, a plan which he launched in 2011. Read full profile
Image credit: Joe Pike Facebook profile

Tendai Jari (Tatenda Mavetera)

Tatenda-Mavetera-studio-263 After her role in Studio 263, Mavetera made a come back in 2013 when she featured in a local movie called “The Zimbabwe I Know”. She also featured on Lobola. Besides acting, she has also taken up farming specialising in maize production and she also runs a piggery in the Goromonzi area of Mashonaland East Province. Read full profile
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Wakanaka (Charles Kapfupi)

He continued with his acting career and he featured in a movie titled “I want a dress” in which he was nominated for the best actor award in the NAMA film awards category in 2008 and would go on to win it. Read full profile

John Huni (Stephen Chigorimbo)

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Chigorimbo is currently CEO of African Sun Motion Pictures Private Limited, a company he founded in 1986 in South Africa. He is also working as a partner at Secure Tec Australasia Private Limited from 2008 to present. Read full profile
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Trevor Davies (Tongayi Chirisa)

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Chirisa is one of the former 263 actors that have made greatstrides on the international film scene. After featuring in Studio 263, he went on to star in Tanyaradzwa, Crouse, Sleepy Hollow among others. In 2015, he landed a role in an American comedy, “The Jim Gaffian Show” which is set to make its debut appearance on Comedy Central. He is currently attached to Hollywood in the USA. Read full profile
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Jabulani Jari (Denzel Burutsa)

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Denzel Burutsa ventured into film production after the demise of Studio 263. He has also been doing music video production working with artists such as Sanii Makhalima, Shinsoman and StunnerRead full profile
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Muwenga (Nevernay Chinyanga)

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Following his stint with Studio 263, Chinyanga launched a music career which saw him releasing several songs that were followed up with videos. He was also a part time radio journalist with a local radio station. He eventually moved to South Africa where he unfortunately died of diabetes and heart complications. Read full profile
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Joyce (Tinopona Katsande)

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Tinopona Katsande left acting to pursue a radio djing career at ZiFM Stereo. Her career on radio was short-lived. In 2013, she was part of the programme, ‘Celebrities Combined’ which had a mandate to help sick children a project she is still working on. Read full profile
Image via Tinopona Katsande Facebook page

Vimbai (Anne Nhira)

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After her groundbreaking success as one of the key actors in Studio 263, Anne tried her hand at singing and went on to release a single titled “The One”. She also featured in a South African production called “The Rapist“. Read full profile
Image via Anne Nhira – Reverbnation

Main Photo Credit: Tinopona Katsande Facebook Page

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  1. gate 16 December 2015

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