Sindi Dlathu has made her mark in the entertainment industry as one of the best actresses and is a household name, as well a face who is easily recognized on TV.
The actress has also made in the top 10 list of one of the most paid actors and actresses in Mzansi.
Sindi Dlathu’s most beloved role was the character Thandaza Buthelezi, on the SABC 2 soapie Muvhango and now she is best known as the powerful and diabolical character of Lindiwe Dikana on the soapie, The River.
She once said she doesn’t recognize herself on TV when she plays the character of Lindiwe.
Sindi Dlathu (46) who has been in the film industry for well over a decade, reportedly earns about 85 000 per month.
Her most notable films include, Escape from Angola, Muvhango, Married, Sarafina Generations, Ngempela, The River
The actress was born on the 4th of January 1974 in Meadowlands, Soweto Johannesburg.
For those who are wondering, Sindi Dlathu is well off the market as she is married to Bheki Shongwe and the couple have 2 children.
She likes to keep her love life private and her husband rarely makes an appearance in the tabloids.
Her net worth is estimated at US$5 million.
The River executive producer Phathu Makwarela hails Sindi as one of his muses.
He once said the idea to cast her as a lead in The River was conceived 8 years ago while he was still writing for Muvhango where she starred as Thandaza.
Makwarela said he was having lunch with Sindi and that’s when he saw Hlomla Dandala and thought he and Sindi would make a good TV Couple.
Said Makwarela at the time
I was still writing for Muvhango. I remember Sindi and I were having lunch at that Sasani Coffee shop when he (Hlomla) walked past after directing Scandal
His artistic dreams became a reality, years later on The River