KB to star as Lebo Mathosa in upcoming biopic

Singer and actress Keabetswe “KB” Motsililanyane will play Lebo Mathosa in new biopic set to be released in November.

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JOHANNESBURG - South African singer and actress Keabetswe “KB” Motsililanyane has landed the coveted lead role in Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story.

Viacom Africa confirmed the news in a statement released on Twitter on Tuesday.

"KB Motsilanyane and Bahumi Madisakwane will play Lebo Mathosa on Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story premiering on BET Africa (DStv channel 129) on Wednesday, 6 November at 21:30 CAT", read the statement.

READ: BET Africa to produce Lebo Mathosa biopic

KB will play the lead role of adult Mathosa along side Somizi Mhlongo's daughter, Bahumi Madisakwane, as her younger counterpart. 

The role was initially offered to singer Kelly Khumalo, who reportedly pulled out from the six-part docu-series.