UBettina Wethu is the local version of the international hit series Ugly Betty. The series cast Farieda Metsileng to play the starring role of Bettina (Betty).
The show tells the story of Bettina Sikhakhane who by accident secured a job at Nubia Magazine. She filled in the position of personal assistant to Dingani Jiyane, the new editor-in-chief.
UBettina Wethu also stars Tsholofelo Mashishi and Lesego Tlhabi. The Mzansi version of the show Ugly Betty has hit the screen.
Many fresh faces appeared on the show and also that of those familiar in the industry. The show is an SABC1 television drama series.
The casts had to submit their auditions online at the beginning of the year. They surprised the directors with their outstanding performances.
UBettina Wethu Cast
Cast verified as complete.
|Cast (Real Name)||Character|
|Farieda Metsileng||Bettina Sikhakhane|
|Zweli Dube||Dingaan Jiyane.|
|Tsholofelo Mashishi||Matriarch of the family|
|Linda Jiyane||Zaza Moloi|
|Lesego Tlhabi||Bubbly Zaza Moloi|
|Michael Potter||Brandon Thomas|
|Elliot Makhubo||Israel Sikhakhane|
|Mbasa Msongeli||Mpilo Hadebe|
|Brighton Ngoma||T-Bang Moeketsi|
|Ayanda Bandla||Lakhe Amon|
|Lucia Mthiyane||Pinky Khalipha|
UBettina Wethu airs on SABC1 and Viu on weekdays (Mon-Wed) at 19:30. The show premieres on April 2021.