'A Soweto Love Story' actor Sparky Xulu.

‘A Soweto Love Story’ actor Sparky Xulu. Image via Twitter @phil_mphela

Actor Sparky Xulu scores role in ‘A Soweto Love Story’

Former ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ actor Sparky Xulu has secured a role in Netflix’s upcoming rom-com ‘A Soweto Love Story’.

'A Soweto Love Story' actor Sparky Xulu.

‘A Soweto Love Story’ actor Sparky Xulu. Image via Twitter @phil_mphela

The Estate and My Brother’s Keeper star Sparky Xulu will star alongside Lunga Shabalala, Duduzile Ngcobo in A Soweto Love Story.

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Surgezinc reports that The River star Lunga Shabalala, Sparky Xulu, and 7de Laan star Ray Neo Buso will portray brothers in the upcoming Netflix romantic comedy, A Soweto Love Story

The trio must navigate the unpredictable landscape of the dating world as they race against time to find brides. The film is centered around Bongekile (Duduzile Ngcobo) who dreams of finding a makoti to bring love and companionship into her all-boys household.

The former Redemption recently exited Mzansi Magic’s hit telenovela My Brother’s Keeper as Thuthuka Shabalala. He was the second star to exit the telenovela this season after Mnqobi Kunene who played Khwezi Shabalala.

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The Ngubeni matriarch will challenge her three unmarried sons to get married by the New Year if they want to inherit the family home.

“When her three grown sons show no signs of settling down and starting their own families, a mother uses the coveted family home to entice them into doing the right thing – the first to get married before the New Year wins the home,” reads the synopsis of the film.

South Africans can expect a series of humorous events as the brothers go to great lengths to find their perfect matches. The show promises to be a refreshing addition to the rom-com genre.

The romantic comedy film, A Soweto Love Story will premiere on Netflix on Valentines Day, 14 February 2024.

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