Isibopho S1

7 October 2022

Isibopho S1

When a woman’s beloved husband and father-in-law are murdered, she is culturally obligated to marry her brother-in-law – but what happens if he also wants her dead?

That’s the premise of Isibopho, the exciting and intriguing drama series led by award-winning actress Zethu Dlomo. 

Zethu Dlomo, known for portraying a feisty character in the US historical adventure series Black Sails, stars alongside a strong cast: the celebrated Slindile Nodangala (Lockdown, The Queen); Sicelo Dlamini (Isithembiso); the award-winning icon Jerry Mofokeng (The Girl from St Agnes, Tsotsi); actor and musician Lerato Makhetha; and actress and producer Dineo Lusenga. 

Driven by distorted family dynamics caused by greed and obsession with money, Isibopho tells the story of Thandi Ndlovu (Dlomo), a young widow left with the Ndlovu family inheritance – but her life is in danger, with her new husband and former brother-in-law Sgoloza (Dlamini) and his mother, Onica (Nodangala), the classic matriarch who will do anything and sacrifice anyone for what she believes belongs to her family, putting a target on her bak . 

While the concept of the family at war is at the heart of Isibopho, the show also takes us into the murky and dangerous worlds of fafi/mochina (a form of gambling based on dream interpretation) and rhino horn smuggling.

Binge the 13-part drama series now on Showmax.

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