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Youngins' fans praise actor Thabiso Ramotshela as Mahlatse

21/04/2024

Youngins' fans praise actor Thabiso Ramotshela as MahlatseSouth Africans praise former The River' actor Thabiso Ramotshela, who plays Mahlatse in Showmax's Youngins'.

by Rae Seleme

21-04-2024 13:29

in Entertainment

Former The River' actor Thabiso Ramotshela as Mahlatse in Youngins'. Images via Twitter @jabu_mcdonald

Youngins viewers can't get enough of former The River actor Thabiso Ramotshela's character, Mahlatse Maleka.

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THABISO RAMOTSHELA AS MAHLATSE Viewers of the Showmax telenovela Youngins took to social media this week to applaud actor Thabiso Ramotshela.

The former The River actor's character, Mahlatse Maleka is an intelligent young man who challenges the status quo and takes his marks far too seriously. But he is far from the stereotypical nerdy pushover.

Entertainment commentator Jabu Mcdonald says: He is killing his role as Mahlatse. That fight scene was lit .

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Ramotshela is famously known for his popular character of Morena Mokoena in 1Magic's canned telenovela, The River.

The hit series which also stars former Rhythm City actress Kealeboga Masango, who portrays it girl Buhle on the teen series has been renewed for a second season.

It also features Gomora star Sannah Mchunu as Matron Lulu and Keneilwe Matidze as Pearl Miss SA Buthelezi.

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Talented actor Ayakha Ntunja has also joined the show, as well as The Queen actor Loyiso McDonald. He portrays the role of Principal Mthembu in the teen drama.

#YounginsShowmax he is killing his role as Mahlatse that fight scene was lit. pic.twitter.com/f2ulPOHoP2

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) April 12, 2024

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT YOUNGINS' The Showmax drama series Youngins is a Tshedza Pictures production set at a fictional boarding school named Olifantsfontein High.

It also features actors Lebohang Lephatsoana as Tumelo and Toka Mtabane as Khaya.

They are joined by Thabile Tau as Sefako, who is head boy; Amo Telekelo as Palesa, a grade 10 learner, Tshepo Matlala as Tshepo, the class clown.

Lihle Ngubo will play Zinhle, a grade 9 learner with a damning secret; and Katlego Moloke as Alex, a non-binary grade 10 learner.

Youngins director Themba Mfebe (Adulting) agrees: Youngins is a show written by young writers who live the true authentic lives of the viewers. This show is an unvarnished view of a generation that is defining itself right before our eyes.

The series premiered on Showmax on 12 February with three new episodes streaming every Thursday.

Showmax's teen telenovela#YoungsinsShowmax has been renewed for a second season. pic.twitter.com/O5stRBEc5H

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) April 2, 2024

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