Walita’s journey to her acting career did not come on a silver platter. Her first attraction to film industry spread like world fire the first time she had an opportunity to stand in-front of a camera.
This turned to be a remarkable chance to showcase her long awaited dream.
As she explains, the passion and commitment was like a mirror reflecting what she had been longing for in her career and this has yielded the best of what she is today.
Born in January 1995 in Mzimba, Memory Walita grew up admiring and imitating the famous Isidingo and Generations soaps on the South African Broadcasting Corporation SABC Television, among other Malawi content.
All these and other motivational movies gave her a clue of what acting is meant to the world.
After her Malawi School Certificateof Education in 2014, Walita joined Education, Literacy and arts where her one year hands on experience proved to the directors that she was a promising actress to be nurtured.
However, the ladder towards her fame came in the limelight in 2015 when she joined ‘Era’ group where her acting mode became a hot business before she was featured in Angelina part 2 which was produced by Triple stars company, in which she took the role of a doctor.
“I felt good to be featured in Angelina movie in 2017 with Triple Stars Companyand the response has been so far good, as it has added great value to my acting career.
“Ever since, I have admired Flora Suyaand am seeing myself improving day-by-day. I look up to the future being a director producing real life stories that speaks more of women and girls empowerment,” said Walita
Just as her dreams are, her a second movie, “Pain and Passion” in which took the leading role as cleaner in a well established company, Walita exposes the conditions that women of low classes are exposed to.
In the movie, which calls “hers”, Memory is abused and harassed by her boss. When she gets pregnant, she is chased from her bosses house and goes out begging, sleeping in the streets and in other scenes, she even goes on to hard some hard works to earn a living.
Walita tells the world in Pain and Passion that there is still hope for the vulnerable age group when she rose to become a successful business lady.
In her own words, Walita says, “The message I was putting across against domestic violence and abuse. This is real and its happening. Its just that many people are afraid of telling it out.”
Walita identifies the root cause of all of it to be; dependence, not being educated and lack of proper structures that are in support of women and girls. She says the only solution is there is need for women and girls to be ambitious and determined. “They should have goals in life to determine the course of their life” Says the pain and passion star.
She said women and girls have for overtime fell victims of domestic violence in homes because they look down on themselvesand hence her ambitions to pioneer own film company to offer encouragement.
She said mostchallenges in the industry isto be selectedamong best in order to be featured in a movie.
She advised fellow girls not to give up easily when faced with challenges and always set up principles in order to achieve their goals.