You may have obsessed over TV couples, made wedding Pinterest boards and thought to yourself, “I want my wedding to look like Tumi and Zolani’s from the River,”
Maybe you’ve even gotten emotionally invested into the couples’ fights that you scream back at them and end up in your feels.
Although snapping back to reality, these obsessions we have aren’t particularly healthy, and the love and connections based on scripts aren’t always real, they’re still fun to aspire to.
These are the most iconic Mzansi on-screen couples of all time that made TV love feel like reality.
Is there any sweeter endearment that we know of on South African TV quite like “Dinny?”
The couple had Mzansi sitting on the edge of their seats with their tumultous relationship.
We love us some Ranthumeng and Thandaza! An unforgettable couple, who had one of the most stunning weddings too.
Have you ever had your man “rise from the dead” and still be madly in love with you?
Clearly their love never dies, even after a “how many times?” argument and pologymy drama.
Is there any greater love story between these two?
Family feuds and war never tore them apart, and love always won. Those who want to be looked at like how Sbu looks at Thandeka, say “I”!
Now this pair made history as one of the first LGBTQI on-screen couples on Mzansi TV. They are still a major talking point ’til this day.
The two displayed such undeniable chemistry on screen.
The Queen’s Amo and Kagiso make one of the cutest couples on screen, given the moments we’ve seen them choose each other several times, even over family.
When the face of La Chocolat’ and the founder of Siqalo Court fell for each other, it was a beautiful and unexpected love affair.
An inseparable couple. We’ve seen Zamani try win over Simi’s heart, and when it finally happened, they became one of Mzansi’s favourite couples.
The on-screen chemistry between Lerato and Sechaba is so believable, you’d swear it is real.
The wit, banter and attraction to the two share make their romance seem effortless.
Written by: Y