As we arrived, we were whisked off on their golf carts to the hotel’s iconic balconies with a view of the city, where the stars mingled before we went in to watch the Broken Vows boasts an impressive cast including legendary actresses: Thembi Mtshali-Jones as well as Nomsa Nene, whom we have not seen on screen for a while and look forward to seeing. Other main characters include: Joanne Reyneke, Enhle Mbali Maphumulo, Thapelo Mokoena, Emmanuelle Castis, Mandla Gaduka, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Lehasa Moloi, Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, Sello Sebotsane and Shaleen Surtie-Richards.
The story revolves around The Moswane family (led by Matriarch, Mam’ Gertrude: played by Thembi Mtshali-Jones) and their wedding planning business called ‘Yours Truly Concepts’. The business’ daily activities are run by the family’s youngest daughter Azania (played by Enhle Mbali) and Thandi (taken in by the family when she was younger: played by JoAnne Reyneke). Thandi is Lydia’s daughter (Lydia, played by Nomsa Nene: a bitter and troubled woman with a bad relationship with the Moswane’s and her daughter).
Other members include the eldest: good son with an amazing relationship with his mother, Uhuru (played by Thapelo Mokoena).
The harmless girl-chasing beef-cake who’s not the brightest crayon in the box photogrpaher, Lebo (played by Lehasa Moloi).
The chitty-chatty florist Charmaine (played by Shaleen Surtie-Richards). The cunning, sly smooth-talker, Ace (played by Sello Sebotsane).
The décor specialist Damian (played by Mandla Gaduka.
The fun-girl who has all the hookup and fleeks for days, for the Gawds, aspirational designer Lulama (played by Nambitha Ben-Mazwi)
It was a spectacular evening and if the first episode is anything to go by, the drama series promises to be a gripping affair, filled with twists, serious one and light-hearted moments, good guys and not-so-good guys. We look forward to watching it again, ETV!
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