Generations star Winnie Ntshaba joins MTV Shuga
Former Generations actress Winnie Ntshaba was on Monday unveiled as one of the cast members for the upcoming fifth season of MTV’s award-winning edutainment drama Shuga.
The star was unveiled alongside actors Given Stuurman‚ Ayanda Makayi‚ Stephanie Sandows and Samkelisiwe Makhoba at a media briefing in Johannesburg.
Winnie will play the role of Neliswe‚ a hyper-religious mother who does her best to care for her 15-year old daughter Khensani.
The group join previously announced cast members Vanessa Mdee‚ Clint Brink‚ Thuso Mbedu‚ Mohau Mokoatle Cele‚ Jezriel Skei‚ Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ikubese‚ Nick Mutuma & Adesua Etomi.
The show’s fifth season‚ entitled Shuga: Down South‚ will also feature musicians Kwesta and Seyi Shay‚ who will make cameo appearances at themselves.
The long-running social drama series follows the lives of young people on the African continent and has featured issues around HIV & AIDS in Kenya and Nigeria in the past.
This season will be based in Johannesburg’s Braamfontein area and in a fictional version of Soweto called Zenezele.
The show will premieres in South Africa in March 2017 on MTV Base (DStv channel 322) and will also be broadcast by the SABC from 8 March 2017 .