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Vusi Kunene gets rave reviews for Shaka iLembe

10 August 2023
The acclaimed actor joins the show.
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Omunye wosaziwayo lit up the screen in the latest episode of Shaka iLembe. Joining an already stellar cast was Vusi Kunene as King Makhasana. His pending appearance was teased last week …

… and left most people guessing and even more excited for the eighth episode. There were a couple who were spot on!

UKunene waziwa kakhulu kuThe House of Zwide, Isidingo, Isibaya, kanye nakuGenerations. He’s also worked on stage and in film, reaffirming his talent no matter what the medium. Now he’s impressed viewers yet again as inkosi yamaTsonga in Shaka iLembe.

Fans were also raving about his excellent grasp of the language.

It’s safe to say, it was an excellent way of opening the episode. King Makhasana is introduced giving Dingiswayo a dressing down – but soon enough they’re holding court together, the combined presence of Kunene and Thembinkosi Mthembu absolutely electrifying the screen. Asethembe ukuthi there’s more to come of this royal presence.

Missed Vusi Kunene’s Shaka iLembe debut? Watch the episode on DStv Stream here or catch the repeat on Friday 11 August at 21:30.

Make sure you tune in every Sunday at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) for new episodes or stream live from the DStv App via web or mobile.

For more info on the series, produced by the acclaimed Bomb Productions, visit the show page here or follow #ShakaiLembeMzansi on social media. Shaka iLembe is headline sponsored by Telkom. Associate sponsors are Grant’s Whisky and LottoStar, while tactical sponsors are Santam and Toyota SA.