Sindi Dlathu

Sindi Dlathu is a South African actress best known for portraying Thandaza Mokoena on Muvhango, from the show's inception until her departure in 2018. She currently plays Lindiwe Dikana on the River.

Career and Education
Sindi Dlathu was a finalist when she was just 12 years old for A Shell Road Fame, a talent competition. Three years later, she won a national miming challenge after performing a cover for Aretha Franklin’s song in the finals. She got her big breakhrough in acting after she got a role as Sarafina's understudy on Mbongeni Ngema's  Sarafina Play. She toured United States alongside other cast members as they performed in theaters. Sindi Dlathu has also appeared in movies Escape from Angola, Married and Ngempela. She also appeared on Generations and Soul City

In 1997, she joined another play, ‘The Game’ by Duma Ka Ndlovu.


Sindi Dlathu shot to limelight after she was cast as Nomthandazo “Thandaza” Buthelezi in Muvhango. Sindi Dlathu was with the show since its inception in 1997 and until her exit in 2018. Thandaza is business executive and the wife of Ranthumeng Mokoena in the popular series.

Lindiwe Dikana

Sindi Dlathu is currently playing Lindiwe Dikana on the new popular series The River that first aired on Mzansi Magic on 29 January 2018. Lindiwe Dikana is a scheming and murderous mining magnate from Refilwe. She will do everything to get what she wants.


Sindi Dlathu was born on 04 January 1974 in  Meadowlands, Soweto, South Africa. She is 46 years old as of 2020.

Twin Sister

Sindi Dlathu has got a twin sister who name Zanele Sangweni. Zanel Sangweni is married to Matome Meela who is a businessman that deals in used cars in Soweto.

Husband and Children

Sindi Dlathu's husband is Okielant Nkosi. Okielant Nkosi and Sindi have got two children. Not much information is known about Sindi's family as she likes to keep her personal life private.

HIV Status

A lot of South African started speculating about Sindi Dlathu's HIV status after she convincingly played the role of an HIV positive patient in Soul City


Sindi Dlathu won the Best Actress Award at 2020 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) for her role Lindiwe Dikana in The River. The awards ceremony held late April 2020 was done online because of coronavirus lockdown.

Net Worth

Sindi Dlathu's net worth is not ye known.


Sindi Dlathu's salary is not known.

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Sindi Dlathu
First Name Sindiswa
Surname Dlathu
Born 4th January, 1974
Home City Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
Current City Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa