The Herald (Harare)

Zimbabwe: Chirisa Back Home for Xmas

Zimbabwean-bred Hollywood actor Tongai Arnold Chirisa is back home from his United States base for the festive holiday. The big-screen hunk says it's good to be back and is looking forward to an eventful holiday in Harare.

"I am really excited to be back home and I look forward to spending time with my family and friends," he said beforegoing on air on Star FM.

Chirisa is one of the finest actors to ever emerge from Zimbabwe. Having acted in the first Zimbabwean soap, Studio 263, as a love-struck Detective Davis, he charmed viewers with his swagger.

He also had a cameo role in Tia's sexy video "Boy You Got To Know", which topped the charts in Zimbabwe as well as across Africa via satellite music channels such as Channel O and MTV Base.

Later, he made his breakthrough when he featured in Leon Schuster's Mr Bones II before he left for Hollywood where he was one of the cast in the crime investigation series CSI New York.

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