WATCH: Public search for actress to play Brenda Fassie is on


A picture taken 08 September 2003 shows Brenda Fassie pop star performing in Johannesburg. Fassie would have turned 50 years old on the 04 November 2014.

JOHANNESBURG – Actresses aspiring to play legendary South African musician Brenda Fassie in a movie have been invited for a public audition.

The life of the pop diva, affectionately known as MaBrrr, who died in 2004 will be turned into a movie.

The ‘Search for Brenda’ campaign opened on Friday on

READ: Brenda Fassie movie to hit cinemas in 2018

It is open to all South Africans with applicants being asked to upload a 1-2min video of why they feel they are best suited to play the part of Brenda Fassie.

Applicants have been asked to upload the video to Youtube (set as a private video) send the link to Showbizbee. Their casting team will make a shortlist of the most suitable applicants.


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