Buhle Samuels recently beat out a host of familiar faces and now has finally to joined the popular daily soapie 'Muvhango'.
Samuels, who is no stranger to the small screen having formerly been a presenter on Africa Magic breakfast show, will play the role of Matshidiso Mofokeng on 'Muvhango'.
It is rumoured that those in contention for the role were actress Terry Phetho, "it girl" Bonang Matheba and presenter Lerato Kganyago.
The producers liked what they saw after they watched Samuels audition for Lion King. After three auditions with them, she bagged the role.
"I had no idea of the magnitude of this role; I only found out after I had accepted it. I remember thinking: 'Buhle, what have you done?' But I am ready for it," she tells Sunday World.
Samuels says it was "a lot to take in" and she she is proud of how well she has done.
"I thought I was going to sink. It was a lot to take in at first, especially because I have no acting experience. But I have done well and my sister has been helping me with my scripts," she explains.