Showmax’s hit new telenovela, The Wife, is impressing audiences across the world. The Wife is the first Showmax original telenovela to hit the streaming service. Audiences can expect drama, secrets, lies and more.
Season one follows Hlomu, an ambitious journalist, played by Mbalenhle Mavimbela. When Hlume falls for taxi driver Mqhele, played by Bonko Khoza, his secrets draw her into the dark underworld. The series is inspired by the best-selling book series, Hlumo the Wife, Zandile the Resolute and Naledi His Love by Dudu Busani-Dube. The books follow the lives of eight Zulu brothers, who form part of a formidable crime family, through the eyes of their wives.
Playing the roles of the eight brothers are Kwenzo Ngcobo as Qhawe, Sipho Ndlovu as Sambulo, Abdul Khoza as Nqoba, Mondli Makhoba as Nkosana, Thulane Nkululeko Shange as Mqoqi, Ishmauel Songo as Mpande and Swelihle Luthuli as Ntsika.
Although not exactly the same as the books, viewers can expect alot of new twists throughout the storyline. The Wife has broken the record for the most first-day views on Showmax and the record for most hours watched.
Get Showmax from as little as R39 and enjoy new episodes of The Wife every Thursday.
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