Durban born actor and television presenter Kajal Bagawandeen recently landed another role in one of SA’s most anticipated soapies Isidingo, the need.
Kajal graduated with an honour’s degree in accounting, auditing and taxation but through her love and passion for the entertainment industry she made up her mind and gave up her Chartered Accountant career path to focus on her performing career. Her first big stage role include the glamorous musical Bombay Crush which was directed by Junaid Ahmed, choreographed by Jay Pather and produced by Video Vision entertainment where she played the lead female role.
She was subsequently seen in many musicals and stage dramas. She is also no stranger to the SA film industry and feels positive about the growth of the South African entertainment industry.
One of her recent career highlights include presenting on the red carpet and performing for the star studded SAIFTA’s (South African, India, Film and Television Awards) launch.
Kajal quickly became a popular face on television after presenting for Dharma moments, and Eastern Mosaic then landing the roles of Asha on SABC2’s 7delaan and now as Devina on Isidingo.
Things take turn when Prada’s grandfather passes away and leaves him and his brother R1million inheritance. The good news about Prada’s grandfather’s will is tempered with a dramatic twist. The will contains a clause that neither brother will receive a cent until they are both married; to a woman! What will Prada do when Devina, the blushing bride appears on the scene?
“It’s been wonderful shooting with the team. Everyone made me feel part of the family which is always welcoming when you’re the newbie. As an actress, working in a new professional environment helps you grow and just being able to practice your craft amongst other talented people makes the experience all the more exciting” says Kajal
You can be sure that this vivacious lady will continue to grace your screens, stages and glossy pages!
Lookout for Kajal from the 6th of August 2013, 7.30pm only on SABC 3 Monday to Friday. Also follow her on Twitter @KajalBagwandeen