Umlilo Auditions 2016: Call for actress & actor to join the cast


etv’s popular drama series Umlilo is holding auditions for 2016 and calling hundreds of young talented actress and actors to enter. The drama searching for younger Mnqobi and Cebisile lookalikes to join the cast.

So, you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of Umlilo?

What you need to enter and Quizzical Pictures are giving two South African viewers an opportunity to be part of Umlilo.

In order to qualify the two candidates must be:

  • Zulu speaking male and female
  • Between the ages of 20 and 30
  • Bear strong resemblance to the characters Mnqobi and Cebisile Simelane

The successful candidates will be expected to portray the roles of the younger polygamist Mnqobi and his deceased wife, Cebisile on Umlilo season 4.

How to enter

If you’re a hopeful fan who looks like a young Mnqobi and/or Cebisile Simelane you can enter the competition by doing the following:

1. Upload a picture of yourself to

2. Fill in the required form.

Please note that entries close 21 May and acting ability will be considered for the finalist.

See the video below for more info: