Tiisetso Thoka: “I Don’t Want To Give Ladies Too Much Attention”
Tiisetso Thoka: “I Don’t Want To Give Ladies Too Much Attention”
Multi-talented actor and tv heartthrob Tiisetso Thoka continues to boost the bar within the local Television industry together with his impeccable acting skills, and he undoubtedly has his eyes assail accomplishing many goals.
The television star has proven that there’s no limit when it involves his talents. Tiisetso has mastered his craft and he often leaves us in awe of his acting talent and now he’s impressing us together with his behind the scenes skills.
If everyone could put in the maximum amount of effort into their work as he does do, this country would be rich with productivity.
Tiisetso has become one among the country’s most accomplished and native revered actors known for his memorable roles on popular TV shows like Rhythm City, The Herd, and Isithembiso.
newssa1 recently sat right down to chat with the actor about landing his big break and his soaring acting career.
Tiisetso who recently bagged a task on Mzansi Magic’s hit soapie Isibaya, says performing on the show has been nothing in need of amazing.
“It’s an excellent experience, they need talented actors and their reception has been overwhelming,” he says.
Tiisetso portrays the character of Mickey Sibiya, who is Sizakele’s cousin played by Enhle Mbali and he says he loves playing this character.
“He is filled with drama, he’s filled with humor, I prefer Mickey because he’s well-spoken what he thinks in his mind he says it aloud, and he doesn’t care who says what, and he’s quite controversial,” he adds.
The gym fanatic says getting the role wasn’t through the traditional industry standard channel of auditioning, because he was approached by the producers of the show.
“I worked for Bomb Production in post-production so, I used to be approached by one among the bosses Angus Gibson and Adze Ugah, they came to my office and that they told me a few new characters on Isibaya they wanted me to undertake out and that I said yes let’s try it out.”
Tiisetso says he also works as a subtitler and a junior editor for the renowned production company. He says he hooked into working behind the scenes.
“It’s something that keeps me busy if I’m not on the screen because tons of individuals might think that I’m always just doing my acting stuff, but there are tons that I’m doing, including post-production work. I’m quite curious about editing and that I do quite tons of freelance gigs and that I do tons of charity once I find the time,” he says.
The actor says he would also like to venture into Television directing within the near future. Tiisetso’s character has many on the sting of their collective seats together with his enthralling performances, and he says there’s more to seem forward to.
“Mickey remains getting to be controversial moving forward, tons of individuals are still getting to be shocked on what’s getting to happen between Sizakele and Mickey and therefore the whole Bhubesini, there’s getting to be a bombshell that’s going happen so I’m looking forward thereto .”
He says playing this character he has had tons of challenges with it because it was a personality director were thinking of. He says they asked him to feature his ideas to form his character more fascinating “In the primary 2 months as we were trying out we were checking the people’s response on how they feel and what directions should be followed.”
He says after hearing the people’s reactions they worked on how he must deliver artistry and makes some changes.
Tiisetso says he’s different from his character because he’s quite reserved, but Mickey is outspoken,
“That is why I do not attend events or red carpets that you simply might see celebrities getting to, I’m too discreet about my private life,” he adds.
The actor who captivated many together with his character Ali in Mzansi Magic’s telenovela Isithembiso, says he was hurt when the show ended because he thought it had been getting to a permanent show.
“An a part of me wasn’t happy because Isithembiso may be a show that made me who I’m today. It gave the limelight, and therefore the recognition that I needed to urge to where I’m going, so it had been not only myself quite a variety of people were quite sad. We thought it had been getting to be something future because we were all young and that we were a family so after it all went down, hearts were left broken.” he adds.
The heartthrob says acting alongside Mzansi’s legends like Thembi Nyandeni and Siyabonga Thwala, maybe a dream come true,
“It’s quite an honor to work with them because I have been watching tons of their shows since I used to be young. God has finally blessed me with a chance to figure with them and every day I learn something from them,” he says.
The actor who studied Law, moved to the town of gold in 2005 to pursue a career in acting and he landed a cameo role on Tshisa within the early 2000s. He then became a YOTV presenter directly then.
He says he has always been hooked into law.
“With Law, it’s something I kinda love once I was growing up and that I told my parents about it and it happened that if I told them about it they wanted me to require it serious moving forward in life. So after matric, I did the law thing so that I can make them happy and roll in the hay because I loved it so that I can later pursue a career in acting,” he says.
He says his parents took his love for acting as a hobby. The actor says he then visited do his articles and wont to attend auditions.
“As I used to be growing on Television, there was a time once I had to sleep within the street for a few days and at the railway station because I felt I used to be bothering my friends by moving from one place to a different,” he adds.
The star says he was kicked out of his place because he couldn’t afford to pay rent and he couldn’t tell his parents. He says he worked at Sports Scene and told his manager to let him attend auditions.
He says after attending numerous auditions he bagged a gig and things started coming to light. Asked if he plans to return to the law he said he’s consulting part-time when he gets time, but not for time consuming related things.
The actor has teased that he has two big projects coming and that we cannot wait to ascertain them.
“2 projects are beginning but I cannot say much about them, I’m so happy about them. one among the project is what I have been trying to find quite a while, It’s a world gig which is what I’m getting to say because it’s confidential. it’ll open up more doors on behalf of me I desire I even have done tons of SA stuff, so now I desire going bent the planet, the opposite big maybe a local gig but it’ll be big,” he elaborates.
Asked if he plans to tie the knot and have kids at some point he says “Yeah one thing about me is that I like better to be stable first because I would not want to be with someone, and therefore the next thing I make the person suffer, so I prefer having my very own things first.”
He says he doesn’t conform to the perceptions that one should reveal who they dating.
“I don’t go alongside that, I feel even to the present day, I’m happy that tons of individuals or everyone within the industry they are doing not know who I’m dating, who I date is personal whether I even have kids they do not know.”
The actor has been posting snaps and video with starlet Lungelo Mpangase, looking at all kinds of lovey-dovey but he says he will leave it to people to take a position.
“I love once they speculate once I see people on social media or within the newspapers speculating I just laugh because they never know if it is a true story, sometimes I will be able to do things to stay people au courant my career or keep them happy,” he says.
The actor says although he receives crazy DM’s he keeps a blind eye on ladies crushing hard on him an excessive amount of attention. He says he responds to appreciation posts but to not ladies who slide into his DM’s trying to find love
“I don’t need to offer ladies an excessive amount of attention because my soulmate is there, so I do not want blunders,” If the day comes on behalf of me to seek out an honest soulmate then so be it.”
Tiisetso says the lockdown period has also affected him tons, but he says he’s lucky because he has different streams of income.
“I like better to have different avenues of income I even have properties in Pretoria.”
The television star he has his eyes assail international domination and he won’t rest until his dream comes true. He says he believes one can career out of acting but it depends on how you employ your cash.
“With television there’s money but it depends on how you spend it, that’s why I tell folks that I do not want fame to urge into me an excessive amount of, I even have done quiet tons for my family, I bought mom a car and did some things for my mom.”
Tiisetso says if he’s not reception he’s at the gym, work, or running his business.