Isono Cast | Actors | Season 1 | BET | Crew

Isono Cast | Actors | Season 1 | BET | Crew

The cast of the telenovela Isono reveals the characters behind the BET Original series. Mahlogonolo Manchester Mahapa is the brain behind its creation. Clive Morris Productions are the producers of the series.


Title                         :Isono

Genre                      :Telenovela, drama

Origin                      :South Africa

Broadcast on           :BET Africa

Release date            :28 September 2020


Isono cast | actors | season 1 | BET | crew - The Nation

The South African telenovela follows the story of Gabriel, a heroic son. He was born into a dysfunctional family and search for the strength within himself to rebel against a powerful and evil matriarch. The powerful woman would take out any obstacle on her way to achieving her needs.

Set in the township of Vosloorus, also talks about the character Mary Ndlovu, played by Nthati Moshesh. She has won the heart of her community with her good works that they address her as Mother Mary. Little did they know that Mary is a wolf in sheep clothing. She pretends to care for unwanted delinquent children. Mary takes them in and caters for them in House of Grace, in Vosloorus, East Rand, Johannesburg.

Yet, behind the deceptive countenance, she is a cold-hearted criminal. She engages in vicious crimes including murder, fraud, children trafficking. She sees herself to be untouchable. Even with all that, she tries to outrun a traumatic experience in the past and believes that the past has been buried forever.

She is a staunch Christian and narcissist to the core, still, Mary is involved in money laundering through the church. She is the mother of talented Esther, played by Didintle Khunou. Apart from her biological daughter, she adopted two more. Her adopted son Simon, played by TK Sebothoma, is also talented, devoted, and troubled. Mary’s favorite son Gabriel, played by Bohang Moeko, is resourceful, brooding, and damaged.


Creative director and showrunner:          Mahlogonolo Manchester Mahapa

Producer:                                                 Clive Morris Productions

Executive producers:                               Clive Morris, Dom Gumede, and Lala Tuku. For BET, Khetiwe Ngcobo.

The head writer:                                     Neil McCarthy

Team of storyliners:                                 Nas Hoosen, Abena Ayivor, and Nonzi Bogatsu

Director:                                                  Zuko Nodada

Music director:                                        Mpho “37mph” Pholo

The title sequence theme:                      Ambitiouz Entertainment

Isono cast

Actor                                Character

Nthati Moshesh:                         Mary Ndlovu

Paballo Mavundla:                      Siphiwe

Kevin Smith:                                Elliot (Kgosi)

Sechaba Morojele:                      Rubin

Nandi Nyembe:                          Prudence

Swankie Mafoko:                        Mercy

Fabian Adeoye Lojede:               Damola

Clare Marshall:                            Babushka

Zola Nombona:                           Zoleka

Carla Classen:                              Arina Lebedev

Ernest Ndlovu:                            Bra Moses

Andrian Mazive:                          Smooth

Moshidi Motshegwa:                  Sarah

Siphiwe Mtshali:                         Bones

Luyolo Mngonyama:                  Journalist

Kgomotso Ditshwene:                Sophie

Sonni Chidiebere:                       Private Investigator

Neil McCarthy:                           Neil

Kayise Ngqula:                           Nelisiwe

Sifiso Simamane:                        Warden Bokwe

Sam Medupe:                             Minister Garane

Sobantu Nqayi:                          Nceba

Amanda du-Pont:                       Mamba

Daniel Janks:                               Coach

Thami Mngqolo:                         Maradona

Lihleli Tini:                                   Brian

Tessa Jubber:                               Mrs Nillson

Hamilton Dlamini:                       Msizi Zondo

Jo-anne Reyneke:                        Angelina Duma

Luthuli Dlamini:                            Gombwa

Natasha Thahane:                        Millicent Zondo

Zenzelisphesihle Xulu:                  Detective Tuswa

Yonela Duze:                                 Lerato’s Voice

Ndumiso Nyovane:                       Mpho

K Naomi:                                       Herself

Craig Palm:                                   Numbers

Jack Devnarain:                             Hashmi

Paballo Koza:                                 Dombolo

Nomalanga Shozi:                         Ivy

Lindiwe Ndlovu:                            Francina

Kate Liquorish:                              Athena

Emmanuel Castis:                          Mannie

Anthony Oseyemi:                         Pastor Abiola

Mpho Sibeko:                                Yanga Ramotswe

Moshe Ndiki:                                  Khaya

Dumisani Mbebe:                           Siviwe Mabongo

Lalla Hirayama:                               Destiny

Khulu Skenjana:                              Gazati

Fezile Makhanya:                            Mncedisi Bhengu

Charmaine Mtinta:                          Lillian “Mam Lili” Madikana

Bongani Gumede:                           Pastor Titus Duma

Mpule Matlhola:                              Lesedi Ntshabele

Rami Chuene:                                  Jumima Ndlovu

Anga Makubalo:                              Makwande Mabongo

TK Sebothoma:                               Simon Ndlovu

Didintle Khunou:                             Esther Ndlovu

Senzo Radebe:                                 Abednego Gumede

Bohang Moeko:                               Gabriel Ndlovu

Kgosi Mongake:                               Zakwe

Mayuri Naidu:                                  Dr Rasdien

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