Kagiso Lediga

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Kagiso Lediga
Born
South Africa
OccupationActor, filmmaker, writer
Known forBunny Chow, Catching Feelings

Kagiso Lediga is a South African stand-up comedian, actor and director. He has written and directed noteworthy television comedies including the cult classic the Pure Monate Show, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola, and the Bantu Hour.[1] He has played starring roles in the films Bunny Chow, Wonder Boy for President and Catching Feelings.[2][3]

Career[edit]

In 2017, Lediga co-produced, directed and starred in the romantic drama film Catching Feelings.[3] On December 10, 2018, Lediga was announced as the creator and one of the executive producers of the Netflix drama series Queen Sono.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Genre Role Notes
2017 Wizard Drama Director
2017 Catching Feelings Drama Actor, Director, Writer
Year Television Genre Role Notes
2019 Queen Sono Drama Executive producer Upcoming series

Awards[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2014 South African Film and Television Awards Best Director of a TV Comedy Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola Nominated [5]
Best Writing Team of a TV Comedy Nominated [5]
2015 Best Achievement in Scriptwriting -TV Comedy Nominated [6]
Best Achievement in Directing - TV Comedy Nominated [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mkhwanazi, Katlego (10 November 2015). "The Bantu Hour – Back with a difference". The Mail and Guardian. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (16 June 2016). "Durban: Satire 'Wonder Boy' Tweaks South African Politics". Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b Andersen, Nic (February 28, 2018). "Catching Feelings: South African release date, cast and latest trailer". The South African. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  4. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (December 10, 2018). "Netflix Orders 'Queen Sono,' Its First African Original Series". Variety. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "2014 SAFTAs nominees announced". Elle Magazine. 7 March 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  6. ^ a b "2015 SAFTAs nominees announced". Screen Africa. 25 February 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2016.

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