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Top 10 moments on Homeground with Mzansi talent

07 September 2020
Our top ten moments of pure Mzansi Magic Talent on homeground.
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The home of sports and entertainment, with its vibrant hosts Lungile Radu and Minnie Dlamini, has invited sports heroes, musicians, and actors to the Homeground studio. Keeping strong to their promise of bringing the best of sports and entertainment. It's been 5 seasons of simply the best! With Mzansi Magic making its turn year mark, we would like to pay homage to all the amazing Mzansi talent that Homeground has had the honour of sitting down with. 


Here is a list of our top ten moments with our very own talent: 


1. Love Lives Here Cast with Homeground’s very own. 

Housekeepers lead actress, Thando Thabethe, It's Complicated lead actor Motlatsi Mafatshe and Homeground presenter Lungile Radu unpack their latest movie, Love Lives Here. The three unpack the risque scenes and even getting a chance to sit on the producer's chair. The trio reveals they had lots of fun shooting this film.


2. Ehostela cast talk about their respective careers and characters.

The young and talented cast Wiseman Mncube, Thobani Nzunza, and Lungelo Mpangasa talk about their journey to Ehostela and the waves the Sunday drama is making.


3. Nolo Seabi Isithembiso’s on the couch with Homeground. 

Nolo Seabi talks about her lead role in Mzansi Magic's Isithembiso and her character Palesa Motaung. She also talks about the challenging transition from TV to acting and playing a character that is so similar to her in so many ways. Isithembiso is a groundbreaking telenovela about varsity students trying to keep afloat in Braamfontein.


4. SomHale talks about breaking boundaries. 

Somizi and Mohale talk about breaking boundaries in the LGBTQ community and their part 4 wedding series that took Mzansi by storm, SomHale Union. They talk about all the wedding planning, as well as Somizi’s sibling stealing the show during the negotiations with the clan names drama.


5. Isibaya's Gcnia Mkhize talks about her SAFTA win. 

Isibaya cast member and Best supporting actress SAFTA winner talks about her iconic role on Isibaya as MaJola, her love for acting, and interest in the arts.


6.Thuso Mbedu  talks about all her Mzansi Magic roles and Emmy nomination. 

Lungile Radu catches up with Mzansi Magic's Isithunzi and Saints and Sinners lead actress Thuso Mbedu. She gives the team a lowdown on season 2 of Isithunzi and why always improving on her role is important to her. Thuso Mbedu went on to be a two time Emmy nominee thanks to the Mzansi Magic drama.


7. Lockdown stars on Homeground.


Lockdown stars, Leiden Colbet and Nelisiwe Sibiya take us through what it's like being on one of South Africa's best and award-winning drama shows. The ladies talk about the blessings of being an all-female cast with no competition and drama contrary to what some may believe. Neliswe talks about her singing and acting.


8. Thapelo Mokoena and Sisanda Henna talk Trackers. 

Sisanda Henna and Thapelo Mokoena star in Deon Meyer’s Trackers, that aired first on our sister channel, M-Net. It then moved on to Mzansi Magic Sunday night drama time slot, receiving rave reviews from Mzansi audiences. They tell Homeground more about their roles in this entertaining crime thriller.


9. Idols finalist contestant and Winner Yanga talks about her Idols journey .

Yanga talks about adding a fun element to a tough competition and juggling school and the competition which she auditioned twice for! She also talks about her musical influences and her gospel upbringing. She later went on to the named Idols winner for the season!


10. DStv Viewers choice Award Motshidisi Mohono on breaking boundaries on SuperSport .


Of course, we have some black girl magic with SuperSports Motshidisi Mohono! The nominee talks about being the first black woman to anchor the Rugby World Cup and her DStv Viewer’s Choice Awards nomination. She also talks about her desire for mentorship for female sports anchors in the industry and always knowing her goals from the get-go! Can we say black girl magic at its best?

Homeground has continually given us the best of sports and entertainment, here's to many more years! 🎉

Tune into Homeground Mondays at 21:30, you can also catch up on DStv Now.