The Queen’s Shaqueesha Joins Upcoming SABC Soapie The Estate

The Queen’s Shaqueesha

The Queen’s Shaqueesha Joins Upcoming SABC Soapie The Estate

Upcoming SABC3 soapie The Estate is doing the most.

The telenovela hasn’t even aired yet it has generated a lot of hype, 2 months before its debut.

The latest actress to join the star-studded cast of The Estate is Nambitha Ben-Mazwi.

The Queen’s Shaqueesha

The news was shared by renowned entertainment commentator Phil Mphela who wrote

CASTING NEWS: Nambitha Ben-Mazwi joins The Estate

Ben-Mazwi plays Gigi — a sexy, beautiful and strong siren who will disrupt and add to many plot twists in the telenovela.

The Estate, produced by Clive Morris Productions, will debut April 4th on SABC3

Nambitha Ben-Mazwi is most recently known for her role on Mzansi Magic’s telenovela, The Queen, as Shaqueesha a New York-born African American.

The Estate is set to serve as a replacement for SABC3’s long-running show Isidingo, which was canned last year.

The telenovela centers around a gated suburban haven that is Echelon Estate, which houses the wealthiest families in the neighbourhood and the struggling middle class who try to ‘keep up with the Joneses’.

The Queen Shaqueesha Actress Nambitha Ben-Mazwi

The Estate is also fighting a claim from the neighbouring Thembalethu township community.

The Queen’s Shaqueesha
The Queen’s Shaqueesha

The show will deal with themes centred by land claims, issues of identity, dishonesty, love, the truth, corruption and its consequences

The Estate already boasts of a huge star-studded cast which includes Dineo Langa,Sdumo Mtshali, Clementine Mosimane, Zenokuhle Maseko,Jo-Anne Reyneke, Linda Sebezo, Thato Molamu and other big names.

From the glimpses of the trailer, it seems to be pretty lit, although critics are worried that too many big stars may overwhelm the show, or make it snobby.

However, the writers seem to have a good plan in mind.


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