In the ring with Vanessa Nhlapo, GLAMOUR SA by Nandi Ndlovu (March 2016)
Vanessa Ntlapo, the star of SABC 1’s new boxing drama JAB, reveals how she prepared for her first leading role.
GLAMOUR: How do you feel about being cast as the lead in JAB?
Vanessa: Beyond blessed! I’m happy that my first big role is on a story like this. Others have touched on it, but not to this extent. It’s a story about a young and ambitious black female, in a male-dominated sport, it’s about family, physical disability, addiction, social stereotypes, family and friendship dynamics, courage and honour. I couldn’t have asked for a better role to catapult me into the industry. READ MORE
Also CLICK HERE to see the exercise routine Rushda shared with GLAMOUR.