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Stream Tshedza Pictures’s first teen drama, Showmax Original Youngins, with three new episodes every week.
Off the back of creating two successful Showmax Originals in 2023 (Adulting S1-S2 and Outlaws) Tshedza Pictures kicks off the new year with its third Showmax Original and first teen drama, Youngins.
Ayakha Ntunja (Thembi on MTV Shuga S3), Kealeboga Masango (Zinhle on Rhythm City), Toka Mtabane (young Tau on Five Fingers for Marseilles), Thabiso Ramotshela (Morena on The River) and newcomer Lebohang Lephatsoana lead the young cast. Also look out for the likes of SAFTA winner Loyiso MacDonald (Kagiso on The Queen) as Principal Mthembu, DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Award winner Sanna Mchunu (Zodwa on Gomora) as Matron Lulu, and Keneilwe Matidze (Petronella on Reyka) as Pearl “Miss SA” Buthelezi.
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