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Isikizi

Genres: Drama
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Mzansi Magic 11 Jul 2016 03 Oct 2016 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 13
Mzansi Wethu 02 Apr 2018 25 Jun 2018 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 13


Season 1

Isikizi ("Disgrace") is a South African, Xhosa-language television drama series that follows the tragic story of an honourable but impulsive young man who runs away from his hometown in a desperate attempt to escape a dreadful prophecy that was decreed upon his life.

Inspired by the mythical Greek story of Oedipus and set in rural Eastern Cape, the leading character's journey begins when he returns from the mountains, only to overhear a dreadful prophesy that will change his destiny for the worst.

Isikizi will tackle issues of true love and its consequences, fate versus free will, the power of fear and the importance of honouring one's heritage.

Isikizi stars Phila Madlingozi, Zandile Msutwana, Chris Gxalaba, Timmy Kwebulana, Tina Jaxa, Vicky Kente, Khayakazi Kula and Sivenathi Ntshwanti.

Guest stars and recurring roles include Bongo Mbutuma, Ayanda Dlamini, Andrea Dondolo and Zoliswa Kawe.

Based on a concept by Bantuza Mchunu, the series was created and produced by Paw Paw Films, with creative producers Roberta Durrant and Janine Cornelius. The first episode was directed by Mandilakhe Yengo.

Storyliners on the series include Roberta Durrant, Vicki Bawcombe, Ayanda Halimana, Tamara Sheraton, Stephen Simm and Bantuzu Mchunu. The theme music is by Murray Anderson, with vocals by Phila Madlingozi.

Season 1 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Phila Madlingozi	...	Sizwe (as Phila Madlongozi)
Zandile Msutwana	...	Nomazwe
Chris Gxalaba		...	Lindani
Timmy Kwebulana		...	Zanomthetho
Tina Jaxa		...	Zinzi
Vicky Kente		...	Gcobisa
Khayakazi Kula		...	Young Nomazwe
Sivenathi Ntshwanti	...	Young Vuyisile

Recurring / Guests

Zoliswa Kawe		...	Simphiwe
Bongo Mbutuma		...	Vusi
Mkhuseli Richard Tafane	...	Andile (as Richard Tafane)
Kwezi Kobus		...	Xolani
Sindiwe Magona		...	Ma Dikho
Gladstone Mali		...	Mandla
Dominick Copiso		...	Young Andile
Likho Mango		...	Young Vusi
Shepherd Dyani		...	Chief's Councillor (as Shepard Dyani)
Qhayiya Dana		...	Sindiwe
Zorro Sidloyi		...	Chief Hlubi
Lerato Bokako		...	Andiswa Hlubi
Yanga Nolzulwana	...	Simphiwe's Confidante (as Yanga Ndulwana)
Lithemba Mkoka		...	Buntu
Desmond Ngoqo		...	Overseer
Siya Mayola		...	Isaac
Ayanda Dlamini		...	Babalwa
Mlamli Lalapantsi	...	Mzamo
Felicity Gagu		...	Old Village Woman
Samora Mpulu		...	Veli the Mechanic
Sonwabile Magugu	...	SAPS Officer 1
Hlalanathi Bana		...	SAPS Officer 2
Thami Mbongo		...	Luyolo
Andrea Dondolo		...	Mam'Gle
Kungeka Mose		...	Phumzile
Sonwabo Mpandle		...	Ayabonga
Asithandile Matshoba	...	Journalist (as Isithandile Mtshoba)
Mvakalisi Dobs Madotyeni...	Timber Yard Manager
Mavuso Simelane		...	Ndoda
Bukiwe Menziwa		...	Nobantu
Sandile Gomo		...	Doctor
Bonile Luwrayi		...	Elder 1
Ayanda Magam		...	Seamstress 1
Babalwa Mqolo		...	Seamstress 2
Mzukisi Mcetywa		...	Construction Worker
Thulisa Nkumbi		...	Nomabhongo
Phumla Stamper		...	Gyneacologist
Apolinahlo Antonio	...	Rapist
Apelele Mlaza		...	Sisanda
Didier Kilolo		...	Loan Shark
Deon Nebulane		...	Doctor
Vusi Mdleleni		...	Water Inspector
Lunathi Mampofu		...	Spiritualist
Lebo Khonyane		...	Young Villager
Mehboob Bawa		...	Indian Businessman
Krishna Gupta		...	Indian Businesswoman
Nokuthula Madikwa	...	Ma Nonhle
Mandilakhe Yengo	...	Tiler
Nkumbulo Magqabi	...	Young Man 1
Thulani Tsupha		...	Young Man 2
Sipenathi Qeja		...	Sisanda's Mom
Xolisa Goba		...	SAPS Officer


Season 1 Cast

as
Sizwe

as
Nomazwe

as
Lindani

as
Zanomthetho

as
Zinzi

as
Gcobisa

as
Young Nomazwe

as
Young Vuyisile

as
Simphiwe

as
Vusi

as
Andile (as Richard Tafane)

as
Luyolo

as
Mam'Gle

as
Spiritualist

as
Isaac

as
Ndoda


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