Nandi Mbatha (born in KwaZulu-Natal province) is a South African talented budding actress and model. She is popular for portraying the starring role as Simlindile “Simi” Ngema.
The character happens to be a young girl who relocated to Jozi in search of her mother and job opportunities.
Her place of birth is in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. Nandi Mbatha is 22 years old.
The young and beautiful actress studied Political science. She abandoned her degree for her acting career and modeling.
Though at the moment, Nandi is a student of law at the University of South Africa (UNISA).
She is popular for her playing the starring role as Simlindile “Simi” Ngema, in Isithembiso, a Mzansi Magic Telenovela.
Participating in the audition for the role of Simi was her debut foray into entertainment. Although she was the last to take part in the audition.
She is inspired by veteran actors like Hamilton Dlamini and Meshack Mavuso. Though the actor, Hamilton has had a great influence on her acting career.
She suffers from anxiety and sometimes finds it difficult to cope with seeing crowds. Nandi was diagnosed with the disorder ten (10) years ago.
- Isithembiso (Season 1 – 3 as Simi)
She is currently dating Thelumusa Samuel Owen (a.k.a Tellaman) a South African vocalist and producer. The couple has been dating for almost a year.