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Terry Pheto leads international awards with highest number of nominations

Terry Pheto. Picture: Supplied
Terry Pheto. Picture: Supplied
SA's darling waves the SA flag high.

Actress and producer Terry Pheto’s wins just keep coming. 

Just off the back of being nominated for an international Black Reel Award this past weekend in the same category as global power house Oprah Winfrey and the outstanding Hollywood ensemble of actresses Sanaa Lathan, Loretta Devine and Nia Long for Outstanding Actress in TV Movie/Limited Series, South African actress Terry Pheto is now leading the IARA Awards as the most nominated actor this year.

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Pheto this evening received three nominations for the upcoming 4th annual IARA Awards in the categories: Best Actress 2017 and Best International Actress 2017 for her role in A United Kingdom, and Best Actress – TV or Drama 2017 for her role in the BET Nelson Mandela series.

The IARA Awards recognise and celebrates the exceptional work of extraordinary positive role models who have excelled within their respective industries, and will take place in London on September 2, 2017.

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“There are no words to express how I‘ve felt over the past few days. It’s always extremely humbling to be recognised for the work I do and more so on internationally recognised platforms.

“Who would ever have thought that a girl from the Vaal would one day be nominated in the same category as the likes of Oprah Winfrey and lead with the most nominations on internationally recognised award platforms like the IARA Awards,” shares Terry Pheto.

Yaaas! Slay, sis!

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Mashudu Malema