1Magic’s The River and Mzansi Magic’s Gomora are among the top 10 shows on Showmax overall for the first half of 2021, but the African streaming service has never had a Showmax Original telenovela to call their own. Until now. Subscribers can watch The Wife online on Showmax now.
Inspired by Dudu Busani-Dube’s bestselling novel Hlomu the Wife, The Wife follows a journalist (Skeem Saam’s Mbalenhle Mavimbela) who falls in love with a taxi driver (Necktie Youth’s Bonko Khoza), not realising that when you marry a man, you marry his secrets.
The Wife is being produced by Stained Glass, the company behind SAFTA-winning shows like eHostela and Uzalo, South Africa’s most-watched soap opera.
Watch The Wife online on Showmax now, with new episodes dropping every Thursday.
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Inspired by the novels by Dudu Busani-Dube, Showmax Original The Wife brings the story of Hlomu and the Zulu brothers to the screen at last.
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Showmax Original Telenovela The Wife topped the Twitter trends chart in South Africa when it premiered Thursday, 11 November. Add Showmax to your DStv account to watch it now.
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Mbalenhle Mavimbela lifts the veil on landing the coveted role Hlomu in Showmax’s first-ever original telenovela, The Wife.
Brand new Showmax Original Telenovela The Wife stars Bonko Khoza as Mqhele Kwenzo Ngcobo (Imbewu) as Qhawe and Sipho Ndlovu (Isibaya, The Queen) as Sambulo. Add Showmax to your DStv Bill to stream it from 11 November 2021.
Rising star Mbalenhle Mavimbela stars in the coveted role of Hlomu in brand new Showmax Original Telenovela, The Wife. Add Showmax to your DStv Account to stream it from 11 November 2021.