Deli Malinga gave an outstanding performance when she brought the character of Mamzobe to life in the Mzansi Magic drama series, Umkhokha. Villainous roles seem to be her strong points as Deli Malinga stars in Welcome to the family, a romantic movie for Valentine. The actress found herself being tipped for glory at the next award shows.
Welcome to the family is a story about Lerato and Vusi, a couple madly in love whose life turns around when his family comes into the picture. Just as the two are about to get engaged, Vusi’s two mothers storm into their lives and manipulate them into going to KZN together. For Lerato, she discovers secrets about her fiancee and his family that she did not know. It does not help her two mothers-in-law make life a living hell for her to test if she is a gold digger.
Deli Malinga in Welcome to the family takes on the role of one of Vusi’s devious mothers. Her character is a rich woman who wants to control her children’s choices. In her mindset, not even one girl is good enough to be the daughter-in-law of their wealthy family. So like the villain that she is, she makes life very difficult for her potential daughter-in-law.
Other cast members of Welcome to the family
Lerato’s character is brought to life by Nolo Seabi. Lerato is a bride-to-be who has no idea that her boyfriend comes from a wealthy family and is thrown into the chaos without warning. Nolo Seabi is well known for her role on Scandal as Seipati, Tibi’s mom.
Linda Sebezo takes on the role of Vusi’s other mother, who is as equally villainous as the first. This seasoned actress is a household name in South African homes. The actress doubles up as a dancer and also a director. She is well known for her roles in Isibaya, Lockdown, Single Guys and many others.
The role of Vusi, who is the son, is brought to life by Television presenter S’phesihle Vazi. The entertainer is well known for being one of the presenters of Hotspotseli on SABC 1. He is the son who does not want to build his legacy using his family wealth or name. He, however, is blind to the turmoil that his mothers put his fiancee through. However, knowing his wives, his father is aware of what is happening in his household.