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10 Interesting Facts About DiepCity Actress Ncebakazi Pilingane (Eve)

10 Interesting Facts About DiepCity Actress Ncebakazi Pilingane (Eve). Love her or hate her, Eve brought the much needed drama to DiepCity. She was a conniving snake, who hid her real character under the guise of being a religious woman. Eve’s character was brought to life by a very talented actress, Ncebekazi Pilingane. Learn more about this upcoming talent from the 10 facts below.

1. 29 year old Ncebakazi Pilingane grew up in Kraaifontein, Western Cape around traditional healers who would sit outside the house playing music and showing off their dancing skills.

2. At the age of 15 she co-wrote her first play and was part of a group that represented South Africa in Seattle, Washington D.C at a multi-cultural exchange programme.

3. The talented actress, had a lot of obstacles thrown at her such as cutting her studies short at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) because she had stroke, and AFDA because of lack of funds. After struggling to find work to make ends meet, she went to the Market Theatre lab where she got her training and furthered her studies.

4. Through her hard work, Ncebakazi, soldiered on and eventually got her big break when she was cast as Eve on Mzansi Magic telenovela, DiepCity. Eve is a psychotic female preacher who was determined to wreck pastor Charleston’s marriage to Asa, played by Zikhona Bali.

5. To nail the to perfection, she watched psychological films such as Obsessed. Ncebakazi also drew inspiration from Moshidi Motshekgwa who played Naomi on Rhythm City.

6. Besides being a phenomenal actress, Ncebakazi also has other talents. She is a Jazz singer of note, and is into literature as well as writing.

7. Ncebakazi is also a published author. She published her first book, Life is a Performance, when she was 19 and sadly because of financial constraints, she couldn’t distribute the book.

8. Just like most women in this country, Ncebakazi is a victim of rape. She recently revealed that she was once raped by her friend’s boyfriend. She claims she didn’t open a case against him because she didn’t want to add more stress upon herself.

9. Although there have been obstacles in her career, Ncebakazi is optimistic about the future. She wants to pursue radio to do storytelling, she also wants her literature to be read across South Africa.

10. The family oriented Ncebakazi is a proud mother to an 8-year-old boy who she named Zivile.

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