BET Africa’s ‘Isono’ Debuts Today, Here Is All You Need To Know
BET Africa’s new telenovela Isono is expected to debut on the channel today.
This will be BET Africa‘s first local original telenovela. The show was initially scheduled to be premiere on July 27 but was postponed to September 28 due to the surge in Covid-19 cases in the country.
Isono is set in the East Rand of Johannesburg, Vosloorus. It is the story of a heroic son (Gabriel) – born into a dysfunctional family – who searches within himself for the strength to stand up against a powerful and evil matriarch (Mother Mary) who will stop at nothing to serve her own needs.
Isono has a star studded cast of Rami Chuene, Nthati Moshesh, Bohang Moeko, Senzi Radebe, Anga ‘Naakmusiq’ Makubalo, Didintle Khunou and Tokollo ‘TK’ Sebothoma.
Natasha Thahane plays Millicent, a brazen social climber, and Mam Lillian’s (Charmaine Mtinta) daughter.
Fezile Makhanya brings romance into Mary’s (Nthati Moshesh) story and reminds us just how much an ambitious politician is willing to do on the way to the top.
Khulu Skenjana will offer us a view into a different level of the criminal underworld as he plays Gazati, a drug syndicate overlord.
Ayanda Nhlapo will portray the character of a budding business owner who is loved by many.
Isono will be centered around the church which is run by Pastor Duma played by seasoned actor, Bongani Gumede, and SAFTA Award-winning actress Jo-Anne Reyneke who plays the Pastor Duma’s wife.
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