Reyka Cast M-Net Actors And New Crime Drama

Reyka Cast M-Net Actors And New Crime Drama

Reyka is a new M-Net series with many popular actors as cast. Many celebrated television and movie figures including Thando Thabethe and Leeanda Reddy appear on the show. Playing the starring roles are Kim Engelbrecht and Iain Glen.


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Kim Engelbrecht (41) plays a starring role as Reyka in the MNet series.

The show follows Reyka Gama, portrayed by Kim Engelbrecht, a flawed but brilliant criminal profiler. Though her past catches up with her present thereby haunting her. She is an investigator trying to connect the brutal murders to the serial killer in the sugar cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal.

As a child, she was a victim of abduction by Speelman, played by Iain Glen, a farmer.

The experience left her traumatized but assists her in being a step ahead of Africa’s most notorious criminals and turn them inside out.


Kim Engelbrecht Reyka
David James Erasmus
Kgosi Mongake Kagiso
Dumisani Dlamini Bra Yule
Kennedy Stab Vilakazi
Tamara Jozi Bongi’s Gogo
Jessica Haines Beth Tyrone
Kaseran Pillay Kajee
Mayuri Naidu Asha Pillay
Ilse Klink Verona
David Sherwoo Principal
Fiona Ramsay Cathleen Tyrone
Keneilwe Matidze Petronella
Desmond Dube Pastor Zik
Gontse Ntshegang Martha
Nandi Nyembe Gogo Pampatha
Zimkhitha Nyoka Bongi
Khayalethu Anthony Soda
Iain Glen Angus Speelman
Jocelyn Broderick Expert Witness
Hamilton Dlamini Brigadier Hector Zwane
Jack Devnarain Chairperson
Gerald Steyn Detective Nick “Bison” Tanner
David Butler Bloom
Ian Roberts John Tyrone
Kenneth Nkosi Msomi
Sifiso Simamane Hadebe
Thando Thabethe Constable Nandi Cele
Leeanda Reddy Sewsunker
Nokuthula Ledwaba Portia Speelman
Anna-Mart van der Merwe Elsa Meyer
Mavuso Simelane Samuel Zwane
Camilla Waldman Maxine

Kim Engelbrecht as Reyka

Kim Engelbrecht (41) is a South African actress best known for playing the role of Lolly de Klerk in the soap opera Isidingo. She is also known for appearing on The CW series The Flash as Marlize DeVoe.

Thando Thabethe as Nandi Cele

Thando Thabethe (31) is a popular South African actress, Radio Disk Jockey, and television personality. She was the presenter for the TV show on channel TLC – Thando Bares All.

Leeanda Reddy as Alia Sewsunker

South African actress Leeanda is best known for playing the role of Kumari Nayar in Cape Town and Vanashree Devan in Scandal! She is a graduate of Speech and Drama and is married to her longtime partner Clive Chetty.

Hamilton Dhlamini as Hector Zwane

Talented actor, playwright, and filmmaker Hamilton Dhlamini (51) is best known for playing the role of Poacher in The Kings Messenger. He also gained popularity for appearing in other films and television serials including Isithembiso.

Mavuso Simelane as Samuel Zwane

Simelane is an actor who gained ground for appearing in The Red Sea Diving Resort in 2019. More on his acting credits include The Widow in 2019 and Deutschland 86 in 2018.

Anna-Mart van der Merwe as Elsa

Multi-award-winning South African actress Anna Martha Prevot van der Merwe (58) is well known for her acting talents. She has appeared in many theatre productions and films. She graduated from the University of Cape Town.

Nokuthula Mavuso as Portia

Ledwaba (38) is a South African actress best known for her roles as Tshidi Khuse in Rhythm City and Angel in The River. She kicked off her profession as an actress when she was 19.

Gabrielle De Gama as Young Reyka

Gabrielle De Gama is an actress, model, and dancer. The 14-year-old also shared that she had suffered bully and wants to tell her story through song. The song track shines the spotlight on issues around bullying – particularly cyberbullying.

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