Pallance Dladla wins first international award for Netflix's Shadows

Pallance Dladla wins first international award for Netflix's Shadows

- Mzansi actor, Pallance Dladla, took to social media to share exciting news with fans

- Pallance won his first ever international acting award at the New Vision International Film Festival in Netherlands

- The Best African Actor award was for his title role in the Netflix original drama, 'Shadow'

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Mzansi actor, Pallance Dladla, who spread his wings into the international acting scene, has just won his first international acting award.

The Isibaya actor first graced television screens on the second season of ‘Class Act’ where he was the runner up. And now the actor has moved upwards and on wards to the international screens on Netflix’s original drama series, ‘Shadow’.

Pallance received the Best African Actor award at the New Vision International Film Festival in the Netherlands. According to ZAlebs, he was awarded this titled for his role as former detective and specialist, Shadrach “Shadow” Khumalo. The show revolves around Shadow who quit his job to help people who have been failed by the justice system.

Pallance shared his big news on Instagram and expressed his excitement and thanks to the people who contributed to his success.

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Pallance's post gathered more than 3480 likes and more than 170 comments from his fans all, congratulating for this great achievement.

Here are a few comments from the actor's Instagram post:

thesihlendaba: " Congratulations Pallance "
michellelessin: "Well deserved!"
sidrasmithofficial: "Yaaaaaaassssssssas, my sweet Brother! ❤️❤️"
thesivu: "Well done boi"
lunathimampofu: "Well deserved Legend! "
owasebukhosini_: "You derseve it!! Just yesterday I was watching you kwiClass Act naboSdumo, few seconds after you were doing Tempy Pushas... Today boom you're being recognized for Shadow!! Time is really catching up with your talent, it is your time "

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About six months ago, YEN.com.gh reported that Mzansi’s first ever locally-acquired TV series to make it onto Netflix, Shadow, was set to drop. This is a huge moment for the South African digital entertainment market.

Two local superstars, Pallance Dladla and Amanda Du Pont, played the lead roles in the action-packed series. Everything about this series is 100% Mzansi.

YEN.com.gh learnt that the entire series was filmed in Johannesburg on a tiny budget with a strong vision. The vision was to show Mzansi in its raw and natural form whilst creating a storyline that would interest a global audience.

The storyline was based around an Mzansi detective, Shadow, who has a superpower, the power to feel no pain. It showcases the unjust justice system and shows the rawness of people having to take matters into their own hands.

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