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Mfundi Vundla lied about actors’ salaries

By Kgothatso Madisa | 2014-08-27 09:58:29.0 | COMMENTS [ 69 ]

Generations actors have came out guns blazing saying that the shows producer Mfundi Vundla lied about their salaries.

The actors said that Vundla falsely escalated their salaries when he revealed to the media that they get, on average, R55 000  per month.

Mandla Gaduka, who plays Choppa on the soapie, said that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng conceded Vundla did escalate the salaries but could not speak on his behalf as Vundla is not employed by the national broadcaster.

The Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa called a meeting in an attempt to intervene but the SABC officials arrived five hours late and the production company MMSV was a no-show.

Mthethwa wanted to give all the stakeholders a platform to sort out their issues but the no-show by the production company did not help the situation.

The actors have said that Vundla has now gone awol and has not corrected or apologised for his statements.

Read: Actors' salaries on SundayWorld

COMMENTS [ 69 ]

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ChunkuBabyOil

Kanti how much are they getting? Mshovekahle where are you? please help me here.

2014-08-27 10:03:28.0 | 2 replies

Shredder

Mshovekahle does not know anything. O pela a ratha sekgwa fela.

2014-08-27 10:05:25.0 | 1 replies
2014-08-27 10:05:43.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Yekela umona wena man Kunjani ChunkuBabyOil?

2014-08-27 10:23:18.0 | 1 replies

ChunkuBabyOil

Ngiyaphila wena unjani Mshove?

2014-08-27 10:28:21.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Ngiyaphila kodwa ayabheda lama actor ka S.Cold

2014-08-27 10:58:31.0 | 1 replies

s.cold

TRUE THAT MY BABY AYANYA,,,AFUNA MALINI NGOBA AWANAMA DEGREES ENJALO

2014-08-27 11:45:58.0 | 0 replies

Zimbali

Chunku , i got this from sunday world But the dossier showed that the lowest-paid actors - Anga Makubalo (MJ), Zenande Mfenyana (Noluntu) and Mandla Gaduka (Choppa) - earn an average of between R5500 and R8000 a week. The confidential document also shows that Zolisa Xaluva (Jason), Slindile Nondangala (Mam' Ruby) and Thato Molamu (Nicholas), who have been with the drama for less than less six years, earn an average of between R9000 and R11000 a week The dossier also states that Thami Mngqolo (Senzo), Katlego Danke (Dineo) and Winnie Modise (Khethiwe) earn an average of between R11000 and R13000 a week. It states that Sophie Ndaba (Queen), the longest-serving actress on the soap with more than 15 years, earned an average of R17000 a week and that her wage should be spiked to R30000 a week.

2014-08-27 11:10:04.0 | 1 replies

ChunkuBabyOil

Mmmmmm... Zimbali thanks dear

2014-08-27 12:59:22.0 | 0 replies

Shredder

Madala, it seems as if you are not honest yourself. Why do you hide yourself now?

2014-08-27 10:04:54.0 | 0 replies

mgijimi

@ The Baws, on behalf of the bloggers may I propose that you do not give us articles on the following: ANC,EFF and generations this week, we have heard a lot about them,we miss those studies/surveys.come with something interesting please

2014-08-27 10:07:22.0 | 0 replies

Dubulaamanzi

Generations again, hai maan!

2014-08-27 10:07:54.0 | 0 replies

RobinX

BORING NOW. There's a whole world out there. Generations is really not such a big deal that it has to hog page upon page while SOWETAN staff take a nice break from finding and reporting on ACTUAL NEWS.

2014-08-27 10:11:39.0 | 3 replies

Hosh6

Hey leave generations alone okay? Go to news 24 and comment about 7 delaan.

2014-08-27 10:22:54.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

Ag Fu k you.

2014-08-27 10:45:48.0 | 1 replies

Hosh6

Stop reading articles about generations and stop complaining man!

2014-08-27 11:10:09.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

HA HA HA. Ja ja. The day I pay attention to you and your silly little "instructions" will be the day I die.

2014-08-27 11:47:10.0 | 0 replies

Mapholobakay1

Robin - you must learn to be grateful and appreciate the fact that we get all the news scot free so don't dictate on what should be reported or how often. Sowetan please do keep us informed don't mind depressed anti-social souls like Robin.

2014-08-27 10:29:32.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

And I really don't care a dmn what YOU think. Are you the only person allowed to have an opinion? "depressed anti-social souls" HA HA HA HA. Thanks for the laugh.

2014-08-27 10:47:24.0 | 0 replies

Budha

Rob I thought you would be happy to keep reading about, phela wena you are no 1 fan of Generations

2014-08-27 11:09:59.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

I am not exactly a fan. I just watch it occasionally. Where do you come up with such ridiculous assertions?

2014-08-27 11:23:45.0 | 1 replies

Whiz

Robin is trying to spot, if there's any Zim woman on generations. Leave the dude alone...

2014-08-27 12:36:43.0 | 2 replies

RobinX

My Zim woman passed away so kindly leave your childish little jibes out of it.

2014-08-27 12:39:32.0 | 2 replies

Mosquer

Sorry for that oom Rob! When is that?

2014-08-27 12:59:34.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

She passed away in 2012. A huge loss.

2014-08-27 13:03:07.0 | 2 replies

Mosquer

Eish mara sowetan!

2014-08-27 13:09:49.0 | 0 replies

Whiz

"huge loss" there's thousands jumping the border everyday. Pick and choose one dude...

2014-08-27 13:13:38.0 | 2 replies

RobinX

AND F U K YOU TOO. Shame on you for your utter disrespect.

2014-08-27 13:48:36.0 | 1 replies

Whiz

Cry me a river...

2014-08-27 14:03:32.0 | 0 replies

ManoftheSoil

hahahahhaaaaahahahaa........you guys are being s!lly...eish

2014-08-27 14:23:19.0 | 0 replies

Mosquer

Sorry oom Rob! When is that?

2014-08-27 13:09:02.0 | 0 replies

BOKKER

Fark it Wheeze u really are a psycho narcissistic prick. Plus being Dunning Krugered to the max. Rob he aint worth Dog Turd don't stress.

2014-08-27 13:09:08.0 | 1 replies

Whiz

Bokker, is robin your boyfriend dude. Mind your own flippen business...

2014-08-27 13:19:27.0 | 2 replies

BOKKER

Your vile boneheaded garbage is everyone's business doot. No one needs an invitation to step on a cockroach.

2014-08-27 13:34:45.0 | 1 replies

Whiz

All of a sudden you can write proper english... what a surprise. look in a mirror, you will see a bonehead, you flippen stupid dutchman !!

2014-08-27 13:40:16.0 | 0 replies

RobinX

HA HA HA HA HA HA. Pathetic!

2014-08-27 13:49:42.0 | 0 replies

Mapholobakay1

Comparing Generations’ salaries to other sopies is like comparing Shoprite’s earnings to spaza shops’. They don’t call generations biggest for nothing. SABC will rather delay soccer than not screening generation. Generations is “generating” money for the SABC and Mfundi so actor must be fairly compensated for their hard work in keeping 7 million viewers glued to their tv sets. #Pay da money Mfundi.

2014-08-27 10:25:07.0 | 1 replies

Kupe

True. Whether they earn R16k or not, their salaries are supposed to be market related. They should tell us what actors on 7de Laan and Isidingo earn - so that we compare apples to apples. The fact that i dont earn 16K a month should not be a factor. Fact is that they entertain a lot of people at the same time and I work in my small corner and very few people benefit from it, hence I cannot demand 100k but they can. Mfundi, pay up! Fact that the actors (some) waste the money should not mean they should not get a marked related salary. It's a separate and private matter. Disclosing that Menzi does have medical aid and that Mfundi paid for him was irresponsible and immature.

2014-08-27 13:05:44.0 | 0 replies

Dandan

Show us your salary advices

2014-08-27 10:29:19.0 | 3 replies

ChunkuBabyOil

Yes Dan I agree with you

2014-08-27 10:33:58.0 | 0 replies

BaasThabo2

Choppa is caught up between a rock and hard place. On the one hand he wants to reveal his salary advice to prove that he is earning peanuts .on the other hand he knows people will laugh at him .Haai.

2014-08-27 10:40:59.0 | 1 replies

Dandan

so shut up keep that way

2014-08-27 10:54:15.0 | 0 replies

BOKKER

No salary advice = no tax. This thing is still going to get ugly.

2014-08-27 12:57:51.0 | 0 replies

ytieduniS

Its people with supremacist tendencies who are exploiting black people! They demand R125,000 monthly salary :P

2014-08-27 10:30:38.0 | 1 replies

Mapholobakay1

...as if you care...tiedANUS!

2014-08-27 10:50:38.0 | 3 replies

mgijimi

Lol i like how you write his name

2014-08-27 11:01:00.0 | 0 replies

ytieduniS

Mapholobakay1 - You are right, I dont care :P Just like I dont care when workers who are half arsed demand a salary increase.

2014-08-27 11:14:51.0 | 0 replies

BOKKER

LOL Maflops: I see the apprentice is almost ready to challenge the master. The wors is strong with you today. Lol again.

2014-08-27 13:00:34.0 | 0 replies

Nkwesheng!!

Such old mdala lying also. When they grow olde and look back,I wonder what all today's children are going to think about this bunch of old liars of the current adult generation.

2014-08-27 10:56:07.0 | 0 replies

MommaC

Pay your TV licence, it is the 'right' thing to do.
Take money out of your R5,000 salary and contribute it to people who earn more in a month than you earn in a year ..... sounds so wonderfully illogical!

2014-08-27 10:57:29.0 | 0 replies

Ratadilo

Tyhini sowetan solala sitye igenerations ke namhlanje hayi maan niyayibaxa ke ngoku

2014-08-27 11:05:32.0 | 0 replies
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