Isifiso cast member

Isifiso tells the story of a woman who lives under her sister’s shadow. The cast members of the 13-part drama series contain the actors, actresses, and their real names.

The Match Point Productions premiered on Monday, 4 July. It cast many veteran and award-winning actors. The drama series is broadcast on Mzansi Magic and 1Magic.

Isifiso full cast
Isifiso premiered on Monday, 4 July.
Series Informaton
Channel:Mzansi Magic
Country:South Africa
Producer:Chris Q. Radebe
Starring:Nelisa Mchunu
Melusi Yeni
Ntando Mncube
Zinhle Mabena

Isifiso Drama

Isifiso is a local TV drama series produced by Match Point Productions. It is about a woman who craves her mother’s approval and those around her.

The mysterious woman lives under the shadow of her younger sister. She becomes jealous of her younger sister’s life.

A tragedy changes the course of everything. Bazothini gets the life she dreams of. Will she be happy with her life after all?

The drama series stars celebrated actors like Nelisa Mchunu, Melusi Yeni, Zinhle Mabena, and Ntando Mncube. The supporting cast members are Duduzile Ngcobo, Bandile Maphalala, Sjava, and Nkosinathi Keswa.


The South African drama series Isifiso premieres with action, suspense, betrayal, jealousy, and more.

Bazothini gets scarred when her promotion didn’t impress her mother. Bazothini, who grew uncontrollably jealous, gets into a fight with Nobuhle at a party, ending in death.

At the funeral, MaNgobese learns something is going on between Julia and Siboniso. Bazothini quits pitying herself and takes a decision that shocks Mhlengi.

Bazothini finally gets a compliment from her mother. MaNgobese and Bazothini gang up on Julia.


Chris Q. Radebe created the M-Net Original drama series, Isifiso. Match Point Productions produced the show for 1Magic. Other crew members include:

  • Executive producer: Chris Q. Radebe
  • Series producer: Khobi Ledwaba
  • Head writer: Chris Q. Radebe,
  • Additional storylines: Brigette Madiba.
  • Director: Mthunzi Dubazana.
  • Title sequence music: Sjava
  • Additional music: Gregory Nottingham.

Isifiso Starring Cast

Nelisa Mchunu as Bazothini

Nelisa Mchunu is a 30-year-old South African actress best known for her role as Fikile on the SABC1 soap opera Uzalo. In 2015, she landed her first acting role in the now defunct soap opera Isidingo.

Melusi Yeni as Sibonelo

Melusi Yeni is a South African actor and talented singer. He is best known for his role as Bheki Shabalala in the drama series Tshisa. The 44-year-old has appeared in many television shows including Isidingo, Muvhango, and Home Affairs.

Ntando Mncube as Mhlengi

Ntando Mncube is a 35-year-old South African actor, singer, and dancer. He is best known for starring as Apollo on the SABC1 miniseries Side Dish. He has also guest starred in many other shows and appeared first on television in 2013 in the drama series Intersexions. 

Zinhle Mabena as Julia

 Zinhle Mabena is a beautiful South African actress. She is best known for playing Bongani’s daughter Busi Thwala in the SABC1 drama series Mtunzini. In 2012, Zinhle appeared in an episode of the anthology series eKasi: Our Stories.

Full Cast

Zinhle Mabena as Julia
Sipho Manzini as Bhekezakhe
Phumzile Mlangeni as MaShange
Makhosazana Ndlovu as MaPhezile
Thuli Zulu as MaZondi
Jabulani Hadebe as Mcashelwa
Ntando Mncube as Mhlengi
Melusi Yeni as Sibonelo
Nelisa Mchunu as Bazothini

Isifiso Release Date

The thrilling drama series, Isifiso, premiered on 2 July 2022 on 1Magic and 4 July 2022 on Mzansi Magic. It airs on Mondays at 20h00 on Mzansi Magic, DStv Channel 161.

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