Shaka Ilembe Returns To The Screen
Critically acclaimed drama series, Shaka Ilembe has returned to the screen following the resounding success of its first season, which garnered a devoted fan base and widespread accolades.
Africa’s leading entertainment provider, MultiChoice, made the announcement of the series return.
The inaugural season delved into the origin story of the legendary African King, culminating in Shaka’s triumphant return to claim the Zulu throne. Season 2 will pick up where the first season left off, chronicling Shaka’s prophesized reign as he writes himself into the annals of history.
Season 2 promises to open a new chapter in the Shaka Ilembe saga, introducing fresh stars, characters, and intricate plotlines while maintaining the same level of production excellence that characterized Season 1. The stellar cast, led by the incomparable Nomzamo Mbatha, along with the dedicated crew, has laid a strong foundation for the expansion of this epic story.
According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, the second installment of Shaka Ilembe spotlights MultiChoice’s dedication to promoting authentic African stories. “As we embark on this exciting journey with Shaka Ilembe Season 2, we are committed to celebrating the rich tapestry of African storytelling and heritage. This series exemplifies our dedication and determination to bringing authentic and compelling narratives to our audience, further strengthening our position as the ultimate destination for African content.”
CEO, of MultiChoice General Entertainment, Nomsa Philiso, expressed gratitude for the overwhelming support that Shaka Ilembe has received. She stated, “MultiChoice is deeply committed to bringing the Shaka Ilembe story to life, and today’s Season 2 announcement reaffirms our dedication to honouring the iconic figure of King Shaka by continuing his story on screen.”
“The passionate support from viewers across South Africa and the continent, their weekly engagement with the show, and their active online commentary have been truly fantastic. We are excited to breathe life into Season 2 and build on the rich narrative of the Nguni Kingdoms.”
Produced by the acclaimed Bomb Productions and exclusively aired on MultiChoice, Shaka Ilembe introduces viewers to the multifaceted world of the Zulu, Mthethwa, Qwabe, Ndwandwe, Elangeni, and Hlubi cultures.
GOtv subscribers can watch all 12 episodes of Shaka Ilembe season 1 on GOtv Supa and GOtv Supa+ on Africa Magic Urban channel 8.