They are remorseless to the core, and will do anything to get what they want. Most have a love hate relationship with these talented actresses because of the conniving characters they play on TV. Check out some of the best actresses who kill the villain role below.
1. Sindi Dlathu
Seasoned actress Sindi Dlathu played matriarch Thandaza Mokoena on SABC2 soapie Muvhango for 20 years. She now plays a cold-hearted killer in in new telenovela The River. She excels at this villainous role and has won the hearts of many.
2. Masasa Mbangeni
She is popularly known for villainous character‚ Thembeka on Scandal! Masasa gave many chills as she played the role with so much zeal. Because of the character she endured being called a “gold digger” and “psychopathic b**ch by the public.
3. Pamela Nomvete
Pamela Nomvete is the original villain of SA television. She is well known for her no nonsense Ntsiki character on Generations. She also plays prison governor Deborah Banda on Mzansi Magic’s prison drama Lockdown, a very complex woman you wouldn’t want around you for too long
4. Rami Chuene
Rami Chuene manages to bring out evil in each of her characters. She has impressed audiences in every role she portrayed from her days of Pearl on Backstage to her recent, ever-trending performance as Gracious Mabuza on The Queen.
5. Khabonina Qubeka
From Muvhango to Isidingo, Khabonina has been the ultimate villain. In her character on Isidingo, she plays Nina Zamdela, a strong, powerful, no-nonsense woman, who is fast on her way to becoming the Queen of the underworld.