Taurai “Gringaldino” Boora is a Zimbabwean actor and entertainer known for his talent and dedication in the entertainment industry. He is the eldest son of the late veteran actor Lazarus “Gringo” Boora, and he aspires to follow in his father’s footsteps. Gringaldino stars in the 2023 comedy series “The Return of Gringo.”
Early Life and Career
Gringaldino, born as Taurai Lazarus Boora, discovered his passion for acting at a young age. Inspired by his father, he started acting in Grade Five and gradually honed his skills. With the guidance and support of his late father, Gringaldino pursued a career in the entertainment industry.
Gringaldino is 28 years old.
In an interview, Gringaldino expressed his excitement about his current endeavours. He hinted at surprising people with upcoming projects, set to be revealed from December onwards. Despite his enthusiasm, he acknowledged the lack of support in the local arts industry. Gringaldino believes that there is immense talent in Zimbabwe, but it often goes unrecognized due to a lack of proper backing.
Advice from his Father
Gringaldino cherished the advice he received from his father, both in acting and in life. According to him, Lazarus Boora emphasized the importance of respecting the entertainment sector and the people surrounding him. He was also advised to remain humble and appreciate everyone around him.
Taking on Responsibilities
Following his father’s passing, Gringaldino took on the responsibility of running his father’s business, Gringo Entertainment. He also engaged in marketing for an insurance company, choreography, and performing at various events. Despite the difficulties of coping with his father’s loss, Gringaldino remains resilient and focused on managing every day as it comes.
Gringaldino comes from a family with a strong acting background. While they may not be able to dedicate themselves fully to acting due to other commitments, he affirms that all his family members possess acting talent. If given the opportunity, they would shine on stage and showcase their abilities.
The drama series “Chatikobo Comes to Town”
Continuing his acting journey, Gringaldino recently launched a drama series titled “Chatikobo Comes to Town.” The series features seasoned actors Blessing “Mbudziyadhura” Chimhohwa, who previously worked with his father and Chati Butao. Gringaldino expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to work with these talented individuals as he continues to learn and grow as an actor.
Appreciation and Future Plans
Gringaldino extends his appreciation to the fans who have shown immense support, particularly during the launch of “Chatikobo Comes to Town.” He aims to uplift the local entertainment scene and provide fans with entertaining content that surpasses expectations. With a drive to keep his family together and the guidance of God, Gringaldino remains determined to make a significant impact in the industry.
Comedy Drama Series “The Return of Gringo”
After feeling the void left by talented actor Gringo, in the showbiz sector, some television producers and film directors decided to bring back the drama.
“The Return of Gringo” the series premièred on 26 July 2023 at Ster Kinekor, Joina City, Harare.
The producers of the “Return of Gringo” brought back the old characters with Taurai replacing his father’s role and acting as Gringo.