Siyabonga Thwala stars in action-packed Empini

18 April 2024

Siyabonga Thwala stars in action-packed Empini

Empini is set in the dangerous world of the private VIP security industry. The 52-episode series is a high-stakes, action-packed drama, starring Siyabonga Thwala as Khaya Bhodoza, a prominent businessman and political stalwart. 

Thwala has won Best Actor SAFTAs for his iconic roles as Mpiyakhe on Isibaya (which also earned him a Royalty Soapie Award), Vusi Zwane on Scandal!, and Musa on Intersexions. He’s also a fan-favourite from the likes of eHostela, The River, and The Republic

Speaking of his role, Thwala had this to say;

“I’ve played many roles in my career, but I am particularly excited about my role in Empini as it will showcase the many facets of myself as a performer. This role has stretched me tremendously, mentally and physically,” says Thwala.

He further adds that Empini is not just another show, but a production that will showcase the high quality content local productions continue to offer.

“From the cast to the crew, each and every person on set has shown so much passion and drive in ensuring that Empini is viewed as a production of a high quality. It is a project that I pride myself on being a part of,” adds Thwala.

Watch Khaya Bodoza’s trailer

Empini starts streaming on Showmax from 23 May 2024.

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