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Knapsekêrels

Genres: Drama
Broadcast on: kykNET, kykNET & kie

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
kykNET 09 Jan 2018 03 Apr 2018 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 21h00 13
kykNET & kie 21 Sep 2019 14 Dec 2019 Saturdays, 20h00 - 21h00 13


Season 1

Knapsekêrels is a South African, Afrikaans-language television drama series created by Paul C. Venter and set in Johannesburg which tells the story of four diverse families and their struggle for survival in the big city.

In the first episode, Naomi Fortuin asks her son: "What is a knapsekêrel?" His answer: "It's a guard who holds onto his mission for dear life."

Knapsekêrels tells the story of four families (the Bekker, Zimmerman, Davids and Fortuin families) who get to know each other by chance when a family member of each family gets involved in a race for survival.

When Skalkie gets appointed by the Zimmerman family, he doesn't realise how complicated it will get, especially since Baby Tjoklits and Chilly have other ideas about how the security situation should be handled at the various mansions.

Each character has their own hidden agenda and before they know it, all hell breaks loose.

At the critical point between right and wrong, where love turns into hate and where light and darkness meet – that is where the dangerous underworld of Knapsekêrels can be found.

Knapsekêrels was created and written by Paul C. Venter. The series was produced and directed by Human Stark for Stark Films. Music is by Adrian Kritzinger.

Season 1 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Armand Aucamp		...	Mynie Bekker
Roberto Kyle		...	Skalkie Fortuin
Dawid Minnaar		...	Hans Zimmerman
Christia Visser		...	Addie Zimmerman
Terence Bridgett	...	Adam Davids
Andre Odendaal		...	Dirk Bekker
Odelle de Wet		...	Karlien Bekker
Wilmien Rossouw		...	Joey Bekker
Richard Lukunku		...	Chilly Mapoe
Andrian Mazive		...	Baby Tjoklits
Schelaine Bennett	...	Rachel Fortuin
Lindsey Abrahams	...	Chantel Davids

Recurring / Guests

Marisa Drummond		...	Brenda
Nazli George		...	Naomi Fortuin
Shimmy Isaacs		...	Koos de Wit
Ciske Kruger		...	Cassandra
Jacques Pepler		...	Samuel
Shané Knoetze		...	Young Girl
Ferdinand Sander	...	Man in Dance Class
Gabriel Simelane	...	4x4 Driver
Adrian Steyn		...	Young Man in DVD Shop
Nathanya van Zyl	...	Woman in Dance Class
Eric Zulu		...	Bank Guard
Melissa Jooste		...	Prisoner 2
Marinda Botha		...	Prisoner 3
Dorah Magwanya		...	Prisoner 4
Godfrey Mphatswe	...	Chauffeur
Lauren Booth		...	Young Girl
Solomon Cupido		...	Officer C
Riana Alfreds		...	Domkrag
Natasja Jacobs		...	Rich Woman
Eben Bester		...	Rich Man 1
David James		...	Rich Man 2
David Dukas		...	Rich Man 3
Fatima Abdool		...	Women's Guard
Hugo Madelyn		...	Young Man
Godfrey Mphatswe	...	Chauffeur
Phillru van Achterbergh	...	Young Afrikaner 1
Tiaan Slabbert		...	Young Afrikaner 2
Alex Tsaperas		...	Bodyguard 1
Llewellyn Cordier	...	Bodyguard 2
Shareen Swart		...	Dragon
Anthen Moyo		...	Bodyguard
Ali Dlamini		...	Bodyguard
Harry Imoru		...	Bodyguard
Xolani Mbatha		...	Bodyguard
Edward Hinson		...	Bodyguard
Lehlohonolo Mokoena	...	Armed Response Guard 1
Mphiwa Mbatha		...	Armed Response Guard 2
Xabiso Mandini		...	Bodyguard
Brendon Daniels		...	Fortuin
Heidi Mollentze		...	Receptionist
Sandi Schultz		...	Lynn Davids
Liza van Deventer	...	Samuel's Blonde
Eduan van Jaarsveldt	...	Hasie Haasbroek
Steynie le Grange	...	Prisoner
Nhlanhla Mashimbyi	...	Gardener
Emanuel Gweva		...	Young Gang Member 1
Sipho Ndlovu		...	Young Gang Member 2


Season 1 Cast

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Mynie Bekker

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Skalkie Fortuin

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Hans Zimmerman

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Addie Zimmerman

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Adam Davids

as
Dirk Bekker

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Karlien Bekker

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Joey Bekker

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Chilly Mapoe

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Baby Tjoklits

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Rachel Fortuin

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Chantel Davids

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Brenda

as
Naomi Fortuin

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Officer C

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Domkrag

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Rich Woman

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Rich Man 2

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Rich Man 3

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Women's Guard

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Dragon

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Fortuin

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Receptionist

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Lynn Davids

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Young Girl

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Young Gang Member 1 (as Emanuel Gweva)


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