SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Is'thunzi

Genres: Drama, Teen Drama
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu

Rate:

7.5

Add to Show Favourites

Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Mzansi Magic 10 Jul 2017 02 Oct 2017 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 13
Mzansi Wethu 01 Apr 2019 24 Jun 2019 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 13


Season 2

The most unlikely girl squad is back to champion girl power on the small screen, as Is'thunzi returns for a second season, with the audacious Winnie leading her motley crew of "ninjas" – Londi, Thish and Nox - as they navigate more of life's obstacles.

Stuck in the rural town of Phelumoya, where hopes and dreams go to die, the streetwise and ambitious Winnie refuses to give into the life of hopelessness. Even after her fairytale goes awry and is ostracised by the town for driving her best friend's mother to "suicide", her never-say-die attitude keeps her going.

Emboldened by a strong bond with her MK veteran aunt Nolwazi, Winnie fights to clear her name in the eyes of the people and gain the trust of Nox back. Nox - mourning the death of her own - is trapped in a deeper hell, unimaginable even in a place called Phelumoya.

Through sheer grit, street smarts and resourcefulness, Winnie embarks on a spirited fight with big bad wolves, suppressive power and gender dynamics, sub servitude, toxic masculinity and her own shadow to discover that – with her band of sisters by her side – they can all be the heroines of their own stories.

Will Winnie ever find her happily ever after with Lebone in the glamorous Johannesburg? Will Nox escape the clutches of a cruel stepfather who rules her life with impunity? Will Londi and Thish be able to keep the ninjas together and help rescue their trapped friend?

The girls will have to dig deep within themselves to find courage, intelligence, power, grace and wisdom to ultimately triumph.

Season 2 is produced by Rapid Blue with executive producers Kee-Leen Irvine and Ed Worster. The series was created and directed by Amanda Lane, who is also the head writer. Lulu Hela is a producer.

Season 2 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Thuso Mbedu		...	Winnie
Zikhona Bali		...	Londiwe
Makgotso M		...	Thishiwe
Yolanda Kgaka		...	Noxolo
Nandi Nyembe		...	Nolwazi

Recurring / Guests

Siyabonga Shibe		...	Matthews
Mbali Maphumulo		...	Nomonde (as Thandiwe Mbali Maphumulo)
Bohang Moeko		...	Lebone
Sdumo Mtshali		...	Mandla (as S'dumo Mtshali)
Kgosi Mongake		...	Panda
Thobani Mbhele		...	Dumi
Pallance Dladla		...	Duke
Israel Matseke Zulu	...	Zakes
Isaac Mokoena		...	Khuzwayo
Sukoluhle Bill		...	Buhle
Zodwa Nkosi		...	Zamo
T'Kay Kaula		...	Anele
Mbasa Msongelo		...	Casper
Cebile Mlaba		...	Maroba
Thulane Shange		...	Lwazi
Phaphama Sinxi		...	Priest
Warren Ntshotsho	...	Nduna
Paulinah Sebenzi	...	Nomonde's Sister 1
Juliet Ndzondo		...	Nomonde's Sister 2
Francois Coetzee	...	Garage Owner
Mbali Cele		...	Gash (as Mbalenhle Cele)
Jabulani Phambana	...	Mr Mabaso
S'buhle Mchunu		...	Sizane (as Sbule Mchunu)
Sazi Hadebe		...	Thembi (Kite Kid)
Thulisile Buthelezi	...	Sex Worker 1 (as Thulisile Pinky Buthelezi)
Sthembile Mahlambi	...	Sex Worker 2
Malebo Rakgogo		...	Mangobese
Kuthula Magubane	...	Malibongwe
Simphiwe Nkosi		...	Comrade Hlabangane
Thando Mhlontlo		...	Zithu
Sue-Ann Mphaga		...	Ntombi
Tumelo Kotola		...	Abdul
Menzi Biyela		...	Lawyer / Prince
Francois Coetzee	...	Garage Owner
Molebogeng Phiri	...	Lucretia
Joseph Ngobeni		...	Street Person
Khaya Mthembu		...	Chief of Police
Denzel Edgar		...	Head Jozi Cop
Pretty Ngcobo		...	Worker 1
Thandeka Mbokazi	...	Worker 2
Simphiwe Tsele		...	Duke's Friend
Busisiwe Nkosi		...	Delila
Zamaswazi Mtshali	...	Salome
Lulu Hela		...	Tina Phiri
Nathan Adams		...	Race Official
Phumlane Sithole	...	Journalist 1
Valencia Masemola	...	Journalist 2


Season 2 Cast

as
Winnie

as
Londiwe

as
Thishiwe

as
Noxolo

as
Nolwazi

as
Lebone

as
Panda

as
Duke

as
Matthews

as
Mandla (as S'dumo Mtshali)

as
Nomonde (as Thandiwe Mbali Maphumulo)

as
Dumi

as
Chief of Police

as
Head Jozi Cop

as
Tina Phiri

as
Zamo

as
Casper


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Monday 15 August

uBettina Wethu 2 and The Queens of Mzansi take over SABC1, as Have Faith returns to MTV.


New on TV today: Sunday 14 August

More Coolest OG's do battle on SABC2 and Celebrity Game Face is guilty as charged on E!.


New on TV today: Saturday 13 August

Miss SA 2022 airs live on Mzansi Magic and M-Net, as eReality documents Uncensored Cops.


The taxi bosses of Isibaya in real life

Carte Blanche gets into the back seat of a real life taxi boss and it's just like the TV show. Bullets fly.


Skeem Saam Teasers - September 2022

Kat gets struck by gut wrenching betrayal and there's a battle of the sexes at the Grade 8 debate.


New on TV today: Friday 12 August

True drama Five Days at Memorial releases on Apple TV+ and comedy This Fool loads on Disney+.


Top Shows on TV: July 2022

No high note for Idols despite Somizi's comeback.


uBettina Wethu 2 Teasers - August 2022

Back! Get a taste of the opening episodes of the new season, starring a new cast.


Durban Gen Teasers - September 2022

Dhlomo turns Sne against Phumeza and there's a new superintendent. Who?


New on TV today: Thursday 11 August

Mystery series Holding starts on BritBox and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills return to 1Magic.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.