South African actress Terry Pheto won two awards at the annual International Achievement Recognition Awards in London.
JOHANNESBURG - Silver-screen darling Terry Pheto is back in South Africa after winning two awards at the annual International Achievement Recognition Awards in London on Saturday.
Pheto won Best Actress for her portrayal of Naledi Khama in the true-life romance A United Kingdom. She also scooped Best Actress for TV or Drama for portraying Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in the BET Nelson Mandela mini-series Madiba.
The actress first came to international attention playing a lead in the Oscar-winning film Tsotsi.
Later, she starred in the American soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful and the feature film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, featuring Idris Elba in the title role.
Pheto, who is based in Hollywood, spoke to News Night's Vuyo Mvuko about her future plans.