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The intriguing characters behind Africa Magic Hausa's thrilling series Kariya

07 October 2023
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Kariya is a gripping tale of love, betrayal, and redemption where characters' lives collide on a fateful night.  From the celebrated relationship counselors facing a marriage crisis to the criminal gang seeking refuge, Africa Magic Hausa's Kariya brings a unique blend of personalities, backgrounds, and complex dynamics that keep viewers on the edge of their seats. This article introduces you to the unforgettable characters who bring drama, tension, and authenticity to this enthralling series.

Tariq Al-Hassan: The protagonist

Tariq Al-Hassan is at the heart of the series, a relationship counselor who finds himself torn between his past philandering ways and his desire to save his marriage. Tariq's character undergoes a rollercoaster of emotions. Viewers witness his remorse, desperation, and inner conflict as he grapples with the consequences of his actions. As the central character, Tariq's journey becomes the focal point of Kariya, making him a character to watch closely.

Hadiza Al-Hassan: A resilient protagonist

Hadiza Al-Hassan, Tariq's wife and fellow relationship counselor, is a beacon of strength and resilience in Kariya. Faced with her husband's infidelity and the impending scandal, Hadiza decides to take matters into her own hands. Hadiza's character is a testament to the power of resilience in the face of adversity.

Zara: The cunning antagonist

Tariq's mistress and employee, Zara, emerges as the series' cunning antagonist. Zara's manipulative and opportunistic nature adds a layer of complexity to the storyline, as she becomes the catalyst for the conflicts that unfold throughout the night.

Jamal, Imran, Salim and Binta: The criminal gang

Adding an element of danger and suspense to Kariya are Jamal, Imran, Salim, and Binta, members of a criminal gang seeking refuge in the Al-Hassans' home. Jamal's leadership, Imran's volatility, and Binta's rebellious spirit create an unpredictable dynamic within the group. As the gang navigates the fallout of a botched bank robbery, tensions rise, and conflicts ensue.

Mahmood Bello: The resourceful support

Mahmood Bello, a lifelong friend of the Al-Hassan couple, steps into the chaos as their lawyer and fixer. Tariq's desperate call for help brings Mahmood to the Al-Hassans' home, where he becomes an additional hostage. Mahmood's legal expertise and resourcefulness offer a glimmer of hope for resolution, adding an intriguing twist to the storyline.

Malik, Fatima, and Layla: The Al-Hassans' loyal staff 

Security guard Malik and maids Fatima and Layla find themselves caught up in the harrowing situation for a night. Their unwavering loyalty and resilience in the face of danger add depth to the narrative, highlighting the strength of the human spirit in the most trying circumstances.

Ibrahim: The brash troublemaker

Finally, Ibrahim, Hadiza's outspoken brother, injects a dose of realism and rawness into the storyline. His struggles with addiction and reckless behavior present an opportunity for personal growth, all while impacting the night's unfolding events.

As Kariya unfolds, viewers can expect to be hooked from start to finish. Reconnect now using the #MyDStv or #MyGOtv app to watch Kariya on Fridays to Sundays only on Africa Magic Hausa at 20:00 WAT.