Former “Scandal!” actress Masasa Mbangeni takes lead in the new drama “Mzali Wam,” which is set to premiere on Monday, January 4, on Mzansi Magic, DStv channel, 161.
The award-winning actress stars alongside “eHostela” actress Lungelo Mpangase and former “Generations” actor Dumisane Mbebe.
Mabangeni will play the role of Joyce, a woman whose child Ntokozo gets stolen at birth, only to later cross each other’s paths when a human trafficking syndicate that will shock Mzansi.
Mpangase plays Ntokozo, a girl who gets entangled in an elaborate human trafficking ring involving her biological mother.
” The “Legacy” actress also shared the trailer and judging by the reactions on Twitter fans can’t wait for this thought-provoking drama series.
Set in Johannesburg, “Mzali Wam”, was created by industry heavyweights Dineo Ranaka and Siphosethu Tshapu of Brains At Work Media production.
Commenting on the show, Ranaka says:
“We are fortunate to be working with industry heavyweights such as Masasa and Mbebe to bring this drama series to life in a story that will hopefully contribute to the plight of human trafficking victims in a country where this crime has been a problem.”
Echoing Ranaka’s sentiments, Nomsa Philiso, the Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net, says:
“Mzali Wam is set to be a thriller that will introduce viewers to the inner workings of a human trafficking syndicate, through the life of a young Ntokozo, in a story that will resonate with many South Africans.”
From the star-studded cast to the exceptional storyline, viewers will find themselves on the edge of their seats with every episode.