John Kani Clinches The 2022 DStvMVCA Legend Award

Honour to whom due. John Kani is happy to receive his flowers when he can still smell them. The celebrated actor and author has been honoured with the Legend Award of the DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards 2022.

The award is given in many categories, including Favourite DJ, Favourite Sports Personality, Ultimate Viewers’ Choice, Favourite Personality, Song of the Year, Favourite Radio Personality, and Favourite Actress. This year. Kani is the only legend on the list.

The awarding body described him as a great actor, director, and playwright in giving him the award. “What a man!” they had declaimed in their comment about him, indicating how impressed the awarding body is with what he’s achieved in the decades he’s been in the industry.

John Kani was chuffed to have been selected as a legend this year. He described his films as detailing the human experience and his fight against ignorance.

The news of the actor’s win provoked excitement on social media, with his fans and other celebs noting that he deserved what he got – and more.

Bonisile John Kani was born on 30 August 1943 in New Brighton, Gqeberha, South Africa. He’s won several awards before now, including the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play.

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