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Grootboom & Sons

Genres: Drama
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu, 1Magic

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
1Magic 02 Oct 2021 25 Dec 2021 Saturdays, 20h00 - 20h30 13
Mzansi Magic 04 Oct 2021 27 Dec 2021 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 13
Mzansi Wethu 16 Oct 2023 08 Jan 2024 Mondays, 21h30 - 22h00 13


Season 1

Grootboom & Sons is a South African television drama series which revolves around the internal squabbles of a family-run business, when its fate is left in the hands of the wrong sibling.

The series follows an estranged kin in the funeral business, with one sister on her deathbed and the other with her own selfish plans for the family business.

In the series premiere: Vuyo is at death's door, as the family makes plans for the unveiling of her father, while Funeka flees her Cape Town home.

The series stars Sibulele Gcilitshana as Vuyo, Zandile Msutwana as Funeka, Bongile Mantsai as Mbulelo, Mbasa Msongelo as Zola, Luzuko Nkqeto as MK, Mangi Tebeka as Imani, Neo Mekgwe as Kefilwe and Tabile Tau as Phiri.

Grootboom & Sons is an M-Net Original Production, created and produced for 1Magic by MECA: Marketing and Entertainment Communications Agency and War Child Enterprise.

The executive producers for MECA are Lebogang "Shugasmakx" Mothibe, Peter Lynch, Busanathi Mothibe and Lindiwe Dlamini; and for War Child Enterprise, Kgatontle Mdleleni.

The series director is Neo Matsunyane and the series producer is Same Shale.

The head writer is Makgano Mamabolo with a writing team including Thuso Sibisi, Rorisang Motuba, Thulani Cekiso and Salah Sabiti.

Music is by Gregory Nottingham.


Season 1 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Sibulele Gcilitshana	...	Vuyo
Zandile Msutwana	...	Funeka
Bongile Mantsai		...	Mbulelo
Mbasa Msongelo		...	Zola
Luzuko Nkqeto		...	MK
Nommangaliso Tebeka	...	Imani
Neo Mekgwe		...	Kefilwe
Tabile Tau		...	Phiri

Recurring / Guests

Boitumelo Merafe	...	Pastor
Thembinkosi Mthethwa	...	Sigqibo
Loyola Xundu		...	Cape Town Model 1
Zodwa Mayekiso		...	Cape Town Model 2
Thamsanqa Dlamini	...	Nyaope Boy
Siphesihle Mabona	...	Nyaope Boy 2
Magic Hlatshwayo	...	Andile Grootboom
Neo Matsunyane		...	Doctor
Sbonelo Ngcobo		...	Police Officer
Sazi Maqoqa		...	Husband
Nomfusi Magazi		...	Wife
Margaret Sedi		...	Old Lady 1
Khosi Hlomuka		...	Old Lady 2
Jabu Mwasi		...	Landlord
Siphenathi Kalipa	...	Shady Store Owner
Sipho Mabata		...	Mover 1
Kagiso Masemola		...	Mover 2
Motlatsi Sacana		...	Vusi
Msizi Mkulise		...	Delivery Man
Josias Shokgola		...	Dr. Vusimuzi (as Joisas Shokgola)
Eugene Banda		...	Gentleman
Peter Lynch		...	Gangster
Thato Mokobori		...	Broker (as Thato Molobori)
Motlatsi Sacana		...	Cape Town Model 1
Loyola Xundu		...	Cape Town Model 2
Ayibongwe Mdluli	...	Coroner (as Ayibongwe Mndluli)
Phakiso Mapota		...	Coroner
Thembelani Skhothane	...	Coroner (as Thembelani Skhathane)
Sbongelo Ngcobo		...	Police Officer
Malik Jafta		...	Detective
Naledi Simon		...	Nyaope Relative
Atlegang Moroane	...	Nyaope Relative
Agnes Moroane		...	Nyaope Relative
Evan Farai Monyane	...	Nyaope Relative
Ndlali Nkoane		...	Nyaope Relative (as Ndlali Nkoan)
Peter Lynch		...	Frederick Kaapenaar
Claudia Morgan		...	Zoe Kaapenaar
Molly Motseothata	...	Mary Kaapenaar
 


Season 1 Cast

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Funeka

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Mbulelo

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Zola

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Andile Grootboom

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Doctor

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Phiri


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