Leeanda Reddy is a popular face on our south African screens, famous for her current on screen role as Priyanka Naicker on Sabc 3’s flagship show Isidingo. She also recently starred as the female lead opposite Leon Schuster in South Africa’s highest grossing comedy movie”Mr Bones 2″. She is a versatile performer moving comfortably from dramatic actress to comedic entertainer to eloquent MC.
After completing her BA honours in Drama at the University of KZN, Leeanda began a prolific stage career that has seen her perform in major arenas both nationally and internationally.Playing leading roles at the Durban Playhouse Drama,Opera and Loft theatres,Sneddon,Grahamstown,Market and Civic theatres) She was invited by the Indian Council for cultural relations to perform a one woman play “At the Edge” at the International theatre festival in New Delhi and to tour with it in seven other states in India.
She has received various accolades for performance, including the prestigious Mababongwe award for excellence, two fnb vita award nominations for best lead actress as Viola in“Twelfth night” and Linda in“Beyond calvary”,four Durban theatre award nominations for best lead actress, best comedy actress, best script, best set design for “Buckled”.
On screen she has featured in various drama and soap series (Scandal, Zero Tolerance,The Res,Snitch) and commercials as well as presented on the trendy magazine programmes; Big city and City life.
Leeanda is also a producer and writer,her work involves producing major stage productions and corporate events as well as writing scripts for commissioned for both stage and screen.