Nelisa Mchunu, Zinhle Mabena, Sjava and more stars join ‘Isifiso’. Image via Twitter @inja_yehlathi

Nelisa Mchunu, Zinhle Mabena, Sjava and more stars join ‘Isifiso’

Former ‘Uzalo’ actors Nelisa Mchunu and Sjava are joined by ‘Isibaya’ actress Zinhle Mabena and more stars in Mzansi Magic’s ‘Isifiso’.


Nelisa Mchunu, Zinhle Mabena, Sjava and more stars join ‘Isifiso’. Image via Twitter @inja_yehlathi

Musician Sjava, former Uzalo actress Nelisa Mchunu, former Generations actor Melusi Yeni, and Isibaya’s Zinhle Mabena have joined Mzansi Magic’s new drama series Isifiso which is written by Chris Radebe.   

Radebe recently made headlines when Gomora replaced him with The Estate writer Chisanga Kabinga.  

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The popular actors Sjava, Nelisa Mchunu, Melusi Yeni, and Zinhle Mabena will headline Mzansi Magic’s new Monday night drama series Isifiso from 4 July.  

Yeni who became popular for his Generations role as Phenyo Mazibuko also starred in shows such as Tshisa, The Wild, Isidingo, Home Affairs, Muvhango recently appeared in Durban Gen and Imbewu: The Seed.   

Fans of Zinhle Mabena is popularly known for her Isibaya role as Sihle and her recent role as Lazarus’ (Khaya Dlanga) baby mama in House of Zwide.

Popular musician Sjava who’s appeared in shows such as Uzalo, Generations, eHostela, and Zone 14 will also star in the drama series.  

Uzalo viewers will be delighted to know that their favourite actress Nelisa Mchunu, who played the role of Fikile will star in this drama series alongside The Wife and Durban Gen actor Ntando Mncube.  

The supporting cast includes Duduzile Ngcobo, Bandile Maphalala, and Nkosinathi Kheswa.  

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Shirley Adonisi who is the director of local entertainment channels revealed in an interview with Sowetan that she trusts the show will resonate with viewers.  

“Monday nights on Mzansi Magic are known and loved for bringing thrilling dramas that keep viewers intrigued, week after week. We’re glad to keep this slot dynamic and of a high standard, and Isifiso is the latest show that we trust will resonate with our viewers.”  

“It’s fantastic that DStv Compact subscribers will get in on the action from the get-go.”  

“We’re bringing new shows that feature known faces while also unearthing new talent – it’s a good balance of keeping actors’ careers growing and opening up the industry, all while carrying on with our mission as Africa’s best storyteller.” 

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