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Greed & Desire

Genres: Telenovela
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu

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6.7

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Greed & Desire is a South African telenovela produced by Ochre Moving Pictures which tells the story of a family that rose to power from nothing, only for greed and ambition to threaten the entire family and its legacy after the unexpected death of the family patriarch.

Exploring the themes of ambition, wealth, power, secrets and desire, the series is set in Bloemfontein, where the Makhethas rose from nothing to become the most successful family in the Free State through their hospitality business.

Fuelled by ruthless ambition, betrayal and jealousy, The Makhetha empire is at stake. The battle to protect the family wealth sees a series of events take place after the patriarch of the family is killed in a fit of rage. His murder becomes the root of a dreadful secret that sees the family empire falling into the wrong hands.

Lives are ruined when the family learns the truth about who killed the head of the house, as the fate of the empire that was built from nothing to become an established jewel is at stake.

The rightful heir is in the dark about their inheritance and the responsibilities that lie ahead in their future. And so the story of how greed ruined a family by threatening their wealth and fortune unfolds.

Headlining the cast is Thato Molamu, Nthati Moshesh, Xoli Zondi, Matli Mohapeloa, Motsoaledi Setumo, Thami Mngqolo, Buyile Mdladla and Nkopane Mohola.

Original music was composed by Brendan Jury. The head writer is Busisiwe Ntintili, with script writers Portia Gumede, Steven Pillemer, Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom, Lennox Motha, Linda Bere, Gillian Breslin, Ruth Moatlhodi, Salah Sabiti, Sipho Xolisa Tshapu, Wilson Shaddai, Julian Koboekae, Nonzi Bogatsu, Martin le Maitre, Thabo Lehlongwa and Bakang Sebatjane.

Greed & Desire is executive produced by Stan Joseph and Uzanenkosi for Ochre Moving Pictures. The show runner is Portia Gumede and initial directors on the series were Ernie Vosloo, Zolani Phakade and Sisanda Henna.

Trivia

The working title of the show was Ke Thaba Bosiu.

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