Time to see it all come to life – The Wife on Showmax

08 November 2021
It’s about to get hot and hectic over on Showmax!
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You’ve read it and immersed yourself in the story and all the characters. Now it’s time you put that book down, make sure your subscription is up to date and get ready to watch them on Showmax. 🔥

Imagine meeting a man and falling in love only to find out he has some shady business that you’d rather not be a part of. That and so much more is what The Wife is all about and you do not want to be left out of the conversation that is about to start in a few days.


The Wife is a Showmax Original telenovela that follows the lives of the eight Zulu brothers, a formidable crime family, through the eyes of the wives they marry. Hlomu is a journalist who falls in love with a taxi driver, not knowing he's behind the cash-in-transit heists she's investigating. The series is based on the bestselling novel, Hlomu the Wife, by Dudu Busani.



Rising star Mbalenhle Mavimbela will play Hlomu, the journalist who falls in love with a taxi driver and she gets to quickly realise that when you marry a man, you marry all that he comes with good or bad. Mqhele will be played by Bonko Khoza. Kwenzo Ngcobo, Sipho Ndlovu, and Abdul Khoza will also feature in the series.


The excitement has been has been getting us so hyped on social media as well:


We're almost there, 11 November to be exact. Showmax is the place to be, set those reminders!