#BehindTheSelfie with... Kat Sinivasan

This #YouthMonth, as E! celebrates its 15-year anniversary in Africa, we go behind the selfie with E! Africa presenter, Katleho 'Kat' Sinivasan.
“All eyes on Kat.”

1. Where do you live, work and play?


Wherever the party is!

2. What’s your claim to fame?


E! Entertainment’s first Africa host.

3. Describe your career so far.


Hard work, but worth every minute.

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4. Tell us a few of your favourite things.


My couch, my car, my mum, in no particular order.

5. What do you love about your industry?


The diversity is starting to happen.

6. Describe your average workday, if such a thing exists.


It doesn’t!


7. What are the tools of your trade?


My phone and my dazzling smile.

8. Who is getting it right in your industry?


All the ladies and it’s about time, y’all.

9. List a few pain points the industry can improve on.


The volume of work. We desperately need more local productions people.


10. What are you working on right now?


I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you.

11. Tell us some of the buzzwords floating around in your industry at the moment, and some of the catchphrases you utter yourself.

  • Get it!
  • Sorry, not sorry
  • Yaas Queen
  • Winter is coming!

12. Where and when do you have your best ideas?


On the couch, watching the Kardashians.

13. What’s your secret talent/party trick?


Getting celebs to tell me their secrets…

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What we really really want!

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14. Are you a technophobe or a technophile?


Technophile, totally.

15. What would we find if we scrolled through your phone?


Nothing. I would never give you my password, duh!

16.What advice would you give to newbies hoping to crack into the industry?


Don’t expect things to happen overnight, go for every casting you can, and constantly work on your craft.

Simple as that. Watch Sinivasan in action on NBCUniversal International Networks’ pop culture channel brand E!, on DStv channel 124; follow Sinivasan on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; as well as E! Entertainment’s Facebook, ‏Twitter and Instagram feeds for the latest updates.

*Interviewed by Leigh Andrews.
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About Leigh Andrews

Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality. She's also on the Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, was an #Inspiring50 2018 nominee, and can be reached at ...
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