Ever since the early days of Filmmaking, makeup artists have used their art to collaborate with actors in films and Television productions. It’s normal to see makeup being put on actors to bring to life their characters.
Pictures of Nathaniel Ramabulana with and without makeup have surfaced on the internet and got Mzansi talking.
Nathaniel Ramabulana is a South African actor whose inspiring story of rags to riches inspire many South Africans. He grew up in Soweto after being born to parents who were both domestic workers. Because of his parents’ work, he has lived in most parts of Johannesburg and was introduced to acting.
Nat Ramabulana has made a name for himself in the International scenes as he bagged roles in several International hit movies. His first big break in the industry was a role in Justice for all. After that, he appeared on drama series like The Mating Game, Isidingo, Jozi H, Rhythm City, Soul Buddzy and Muvhango, only to mention a few.
The South African actor has known for his roles in International movies like Blood Diamond, The Good Lie and The Kung fu series Warrior. His role as the drug dealer Happy Jack in Warrior showed his talent in action films instead of most of his past work. He has made headlines and had fans searching his name if he is South African.
Nathaniel Ramabulana’s picture with makeup shocks Mzansi
A picture of Nathaniel Ramabulana with movie makeup for his character as Happy Jack has surfaced on the internet and had fans talking. However, this picture had Mzansi believing that it’s how he looks like in real life. The makeup team had to show him as a drug dealer with scaly skin to show the battles he has been through.
Prosthetic makeup artist, Anja Rechholtz a Namibian Capetown based artist, posted on her Instagram the work she had done on Nathaniel for his role as Happy Jack. The makeup artist has worked on famous casts like Black Sails, and her work is very believable, the reason why fans get confused by Nat Ramabulana’s skin.