Kagiso Lediga

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Kagiso Lediga
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]


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]


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


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]


  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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