Joining in the loft for the cook-a-long is actress and chef, Anasia Govender. The Durban residing actress is also known for her known for her talented singing skills. Anasia balances out being an actress, a restaurant owner for which she also the chef, at Chilli Kadhai, and also still has time to be a devoted mother.
Anasia also goes by her stage name Annalakshmi, who is the main character in her latest stage performance, Annalakshmi’s African Adventure. The production is centred around main character Annalakshmi an Indian resident, who travels all the way to South Africa in order to be able to get away from her mother-in-law. Even though the production is a comedy, it will still be tackling important issues such as politics, social, and family issues. The musical comedy is a one-woman-show that will open at the theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace, in Johannesburg, from the 24th of March 2018.
She has also previously said “The show looks into why I had to leave India and how I came to choose South Africa as my place of refuge. It’s also about my experiences in SA and the political / Bollywood-style love story between JZ and the Guptas,”