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Popular television and stage personality, Jailoshini Naidoo, has had a long and varied career as an actress, comedian and television presenter. She studied at the University of Durban Westville, graduating with a B.Paed Degree with majors in Drama, English and Education. Thereafter she studied Public Relations at Damelin and Communications majors through UNISA. Her experience,expertise and success on stage, television, film and radio has seen her become a household name.

Currently, a presenter on SABC2’s Eastern Mosaic, Jailoshini, has won a huge fan base through her charisma, grace, simplicity, her jovial personality and her ability to interact with all people with warmth and respect. She’s equally at ease on glamorous TV shoots travelling the world and interviewing Celebrities or when going into the poorest, communities, offering assistance and creating awareness. Her compassion ,love and affection for people is most evident in these community based projects. She previously worked as a television Continuity Presenter on MNET.

Jailoshini’s versatility and passion for the theatre saw her embrace and command the stage to become a popular and sought after actress and comedian. She has performed at major arenas all over the country, including The Market Theatre, Baxter Theatre, The Playhouse as well as the Grahamstown and Hilton Arts Festivals. Some of her msost well known performances include lead roles in the multi award winning Kickstart Production’s ‘God of Carnage’ and ‘Jungle Book’, ‘Queens of Comedy’, ‘Jimbo’, ‘ The Coolie Odyssey’, ‘Curry on Laughing’ (she co-wrote this and other projects) and her one woman show ‘1949’ in which she played 38 characters. In 2010, she performed ‘At the Edge and other Cato Manor Stories’, again a one woman show where she played over 30 characters, this time as part of the Shared Histories Festival (India- South Africa). She will be performing the show in 2012 in India and at the Edinburgh festival. Read More