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Lungile Radu

Born: 02 August 1981 (39 years old)
Gender: Male

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Lungile Radu is a South African actor and television presenter best known for hosting the Channel O shows Kasi 101, O-Boma, Set It Off and Shout It Out 1 and 2.

He matriculated from King Edward High School in 2000. He began his TV career doing commercials for Fanta, Standard Bank, Omo and Nando’s, a few years ago. After setting his foot in the door, he went on to pursue presenting gigs and it wasn’t long before he landed one.

He hosted the reality show It's For Life (on SABC2, 2006), and took over from Taps Mokoena as the host of e.tv's Fear Factor South Africa for the second season, which aired in 2007.

On 9 July 2007 he made his screen acting debut in the leading role of "rich boy" Sibusiso Vilakazi on e.tv's soapie Rhythm City.

In 2012 he created, directed, produced and starred in the Vuzu reality series Forever Young, which follows him and fellow actors Siya Ngwekazi and Thomas Gumede as they "follow their hearts and live in the moment in pursuit of their dreams".

In mid-2013 Lungile left Rhythm City as a result of conflicting work commitments. He appeared in his final episode on 7 June 2013 . In July 2014 he will be replaced in the role by Pallance Dladla.

In 2014 Lungile was named as the new host of the M-Net reality competition Big Brother Mzansi, which returned to air after a 12-year absence. He returned as host in 2015.

In 2016 he was the host of the M-Net reality competition The Voice South Africa.

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Q&A with Lungile


Favourite food/dish?
Fish, macaroni and samp.

Favourite song/musician
Nas, Most Def, R Kelly.

Favourite movie
Showgirls, Arm.

Favourite hanging spot
Home.

Favourite holiday spot
Caribbean Islands.

Your dream car
Ferrari Maranello.

Tupac or Biggie Small?
Biggie Small.

Rap/Lurv Jams
Rap.

What do you prefer - candlelit dinner/hanging out watching movies?
Hanging out and watching movies.

What do you like most, kisses or hugs?
Hugs and kisses.

Biggest achievement thus far
Becoming a presenter for Channel O.

Who would you choose - Halle Berry/Nia Long/Jada Pinkett (remember you can't have your cake and eat it)?
Jada Pinkett.

Who would you be? Vin Diesel (fame, muscle, looks, babes)/Will Smith (fame, charm, humour, talent)
Will Smith.

If given the chance, who would you love to date Aaliyah or Left Eye?
Left Eye.

Things you can't live without?
Hats and cellphone.

Things you will take if stranded on a remote island
Clean pair of shortz, cellphone.

What inspires you?
My desire to achieve and be the best in what I do.

Do you describe yourself as a spiritual or a religious person?
Spiritual.

From all the mistakes you have made, which one taught you the most?
All my mistakes have taught me a lot.

Do you think you have a role to play in African youth development, if so, what?
Yes. To educate and to entertain.

What is the best advice you have ever received?
You are only as best as you think you are.

Where do you see yourself in three to five years from now?
Running my own multi-national production company.

One or two words that describe you?
Determined and competitive.

What's your most embarrassing moment?
Too embarrassing to mention.

Anything about yourself that you've never told anyone else?
I'm sensitive.



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