Lingashoni Cast | Crew | Characters | 1Magic | Season 1

The starring and other cast members of the Lingashoni have been revealed. The South African telenovela follows the story of a businessperson who returns after he was declared dead for a decade. It is an M-Net Original Production. Stained Glass TV and 1 Magic are co-producers.


The series follows the story of a businessman who comes back after many think he was dead. He returns after a decade of being declared dead to reclaim his life. The 1Magic series revolves around a farmworker who is in hopeless poverty. After suffering memory loss for ten years, he comes back to his former life. He was living a high-flying life as a businessperson.

Being a witness of murder by a political heavyweight – Jo’burg Mayor Robert Nondumo, played by Luzuko Nkqeto, Mandla Cele, played by Patrick Mofokeng, runs for his life before surviving a murder attempt from a close member of his family. The incident led to him suffering memory loss. A farmworker Seipati Moeketsi, played by Liteboho Molise, and her children found him by a riverbank. He started his life afresh as Themba after he survived.

He gets married to Seipati and was happy with his newfound life on the farm. A decade later, an incident occurred and he starts to get flashbacks of his former self – Mandla Cele.


  • Co-producers: Stained Glass TV, 1Magic
  • Executive producers: Gugu Zuma-Ncube, Pepsi Pokane, Mmamitse Thibedi, and Theo Moodley
  • Series producer: Morishe Matlejoane
  • Supervising producer for M-Net: Mariki van der Walt
  • The head writer: Siphosethu Tshapu
  • Storyliners: KG Mogale, Ntando Mhlango, Fulufelo M, Sibusiso Khumalo, Athi Petela, Nombulelo Mcwerah, and Tsale Makam
  • Directors: Thuli Zuma, Sibongiseni Zondi, Nthabiseng Tau and Zimkhita Maseko
  • Title track: Anzo

Patrick Mofokeng

Patrick Mofokeng as Mandla Cele He is a South African actor popular for playing the role of King Sibiya on the TV drama Zone 14. Mofokeng has appeared in other drama series including Blood and Water as Brian Bhele and Fallen as Captain Mabena. Patrick was also cast as Solomon Sithole in Heartlines.

Thuli Thabethe

Thuli Thabethe as Puleng Cele She is a popular face on screen and her acting credits have helped rocket her into the limelight. Among her acting credits are roles in Intersexions, isiBaya, isidingo, and iThuba Lokugcina. She is best known for being cast as Phumzile in City Ses’la, an SABC1 sitcom.

Thato Molamu

Thato Molamu as Papi Zulu The South African actor is famous for appearing on the Generations. Playing the starring role on the SABC1 soap opera helped gain his fame in the industry. He has also appeared in other series including Greed and Desire, Intersexion, and Umlilo. Liteboho

Liteboho Molise

Molise as Seipati Moeketsi The Lesotho-born South African actress is no newbie in the entertainment circle. She rose to prominence for playing many roles on television. She appeared on the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango playing the role of Teboho.

Lingashoni full cast

  • Neho Moloko as Jabu
  • Lushaba MaMdabe as Mchunu Archie
  • Nhlapo Skoon as Amanda
  • Quwe Nofirst as Nondumo
  • Namhla Ndlovu as Novumile Nondumo
  • Masechaba Moshoeshoe as Mrs Chauke
  • Mlamli Mangcala as Hlangene Nondumo
  • Kholeka Qwabe as Mrs Thabethe
  • Vusi Kunene as Mr Mkhize
  • Chichi Letswalo as Mrs Mkhize Fulu
  • Mugovhani Letlotlo as Sonni Chidiebere
  • Santos Phila as Mazibuko Fika Shange
  • Nkopane Mohola as Tebatso Muzi Mthembu
  • Titus Zondi as Thuli Zulu Celina

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