Keeping Up with the Kandasamys

30 November 2022
Who needs the Kardashians when you can Keep Up with the Kandasamys?
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Here’s all you need to know ahead of Thursday’s broadcast of the comedy film, Keeping Up with The Kandasamys.

Love and rivalry

Directed and co-written by Durban filmmaker Jayan Moodley, Keeping Up with the Kandasamys is a film about love and rivalry. 

Sworn enemies and overbearing mothers, Jennifer Kandasamy (Jailoshini Naidoo) and Shanti Naidoo (Maeshni Naicker) join forces to keep their romantically involved children apart.  

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Chatsworth, stand up!

This hilarious film takes place in a large township in South Africa called Chatsworth. 

People of Chatsworth, give yourselves a round of applause!

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All hail Keeping up with the Kandasamys!

Keeping Up with the Kandasamys is the first South African Indian film to be screened widely in cinemas. It also featured in film festivals in North America and received praise from global critics.

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A Glimpse into the Indian lifestyle

The film gives us a glimpse into the lifestyle and subculture of modern-day Indian South Africans.      

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Laughter galore

Get ready to laugh out loud, yes, even during awkward scenes!

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We are bringing you #EveryBitOfMagic. Will you be Keeping Up with the Kandasamys this Thursday at 18:15 on Cine Magic, DStv channel 139? 

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