Actress and TV host Rami Chuene

Actress and TV host Rami Chuene.Image via Twitter @ramichuene

Rami Chuene joins ‘Giyani: Land of Blood’ as Richard Mudau’s new wife

The actress is replacing actress-musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka as the new wife of Richard Mudau played by Ndivhuho Mutsila.

Actress and TV host Rami Chuene

Actress and TV host Rami Chuene.Image via Twitter @ramichuene

Popular actress Rami Chuene has joined Xitsonga telenovela Giyani: Land of Blood as actress-musician, Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s replacement.

Chuene will be Richard Mudau’s (Ndivhuho Mutsila) new wife after his wife Gladys (Yvonne Chaka Chaka) gets killed.

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela confirmed that the legendary singer-actress Yvonne Chaka Chaka will be replaced by the former The Queen actress.

Season two will air Monday to Friday from 1 November 2021 on SABC at 21:30 .

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 The show is created by Tshedza Pictures who’ve also created Mnet’s telenovela Legacy and 1Magic’s popular telenovela The River.

Giyani: Land of Blood began airing on 1 April 2019 and is the very first Xitsonga drama series made since the advent of Television in South Africa.

The Baloyis

Actor Wiseman Zitha plays the role of Musawahosi “Musa” Baloyi who is the eldest son of Mike and Tsakani Baloyi. 

  • His father, Gezani Mike Baloyi “Bra Mike” is played by actor Charles Baloyi who is an MK veteran.
  • Zitha’s mother Tsakani Baloyi is played by actress Linah “Ebony” Ngcobo who is a devoted wife to “Bra Mike”.
  • Actor Noel Ntshuxeko plays the Tsakane and Mike’s Baloyis youngest child Mahlori “Pero” Baloyi.

The Mudaus

Former Muvhago actor, Ndivhuho Mutsila plays the role of an MK veteran Sello Richard Mudau.

  • His wife, Tutu Gladys Mudau was played by singer-actress Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
  • Gladys is described as a selfish, greedy, and ruthless woman driven by power.
  • Their daughter, Khensani Mudau is played by Mathabo Mothibe who is Musa Baloyi’s love interest.

The Chavalalas

DiepCity actor, Obed Baloyi plays the role of Gladys’s brother, Hlengani Joseph Chavalala.

  • His wife, Ringani Ruth Chavalala who is also a devoted Christian is played by actress Susan Maeko.
  • Richard’s mother-in-law, Gladys and Hlengani’s mother, Kokwana Chavalala is played by actress, Glennis Mabuza.

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