Tina Jaxa bags a role on new Mzansi Magic Xhosa drama
Popular TV star Tina Jaxa has bagged herself a new role. This time on a new Xhosa Mzansi Magic drama called Isikizi.
According to the channel‚ the new show will follow the adventures of an impulsive young man‚ who runs away from home in order to escape a dreadful prophecy put on him
Set in rural Eastern Cape‚ the show is the latest Xhosa-language drama to be aired by the channel‚ following the success of Igazi.
Speaking about what fans can expect from the show‚ M-Net’s Head of Drama for Local Entertainment Channels‚ Reneilwe Sema‚ explained: “This is essentially a love story‚ but a demented love story that is going to get people talking about things that are seen as taboo in our society. We want the viewers to be conflicted about who the hero of this story is…”
The show will star Tina Jaxa (who looks fancy in traditional Xhosa wear in the official press photo for the show) and Ringo Madlingozi’s son Phila (known for his roles on Intersexions and Single Galz).
Other actors on the show‚ include Timmy Kwebulana‚ Zandile Msutwana‚ Chris Gxalaba‚ Bongo Mbutuma‚ Ayanda Dlamini‚ Andrea Dondolo‚ Vicky Kente and Khayakazi Kula.
Isikizi will debut Monday July 11th on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 8pm.