Love Lives Here + more local gems to love

14 July 2020

Love Lives Here + more local gems to love

Everyone’s talking about Love Lives Here, now streaming on Showmax. In it, the gorgeous Thando Thabethe plays Zinhle, a hard-working single woman with a modern outlook but traditional values. She knows what’s best for her, and that the next step in her life is to get married. But can she find a man who’s ready to commit?

On her road to romance, she meets a beguiling partner (played by Lungile Radu), and they get down to business. A clip of the steamy scene has gone viral on SA Twitter. Now that you’ve watched the movie, take your pick from these shows and films also streaming on Showmax.

You can also see Thando Thabethe in Housekeepers, streaming express on Showmax from Mzansi Magic.

Looking for Love (2018)

A 38-year-old Zulu woman is pressured into looking for a husband. Disastrous dates ensue – until someone from her past returns and turns things upside down. Hilarious comedy starring Celeste Ntuli.

Mrs Right Guy (2016)

Gugu has cut herself off from love, shooting down any potential suitor before they can even come close. Yet sometimes love comes to find you, even if you try to run away, as we see in this brilliant romantic comedy. Also starring Thando Thabethe, also featuring an unforgettable sex scene.

Tell Me Sweet Something (2015)

Moratiwa runs her bookstore with ambitions of being a writer. Then she meets Nat, a model who wants to be loved for his mind, not body. But are they meant for each other? Starring Nomzamo Mbatha (Isibaya) as Moratiwa and Maps Maponyane as Nat.

Kandasamys: The Wedding (2019)

Enemies turned friends Jennifer Kandasamy and Shanti Naidoo are thrilled that their children are getting married. But as the big day draws closer, things start to fall apart.

Housekeepers S1-2

Thando Thabethe is back as Linda the housekeeper in Season 2 of this fan-favourite drama series. New episodes land on Showmax every week. Read more about who you’ll meet in the new season here.

Black Tax S1

Successful professional Thuli Dlamini grapples with the unspoken “pay as you grow” rule in her community – that when you’re successful, you pay everyone back for the support they gave you while you grew up. The tradition comes home to roost when her parents turn up on her doorstep, suitcases in hand – and they’re not planning to go home. Ever.

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