Queen Modjadji cast where Makoma Mohale takes the lead

Queens stay reigning on South Africa’s small screen and Scandal! actress Makoma Mohale lands her first major lead role as the titular Queen Modjadji.

Mzansi Magic’s reimagining of the fascinating story of the Rain Queen is well underway with a fascinating cast to match.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The drama series is inspired by the legendary rainmaker whose bloodline ruled Southern Africa’s Lobedu clan for centuries.

It will feature a creative cast selected based on their ability to master the Khelobedu language and to closely portray the historical figures that form a significant part of the story in the lead-up to Queen Modjadji’s reign, including two former Miss South Africas.Lets Just Have Fun Guys!!”?? (@dokter_phil) April 14, 2024
Now that the cast has been revealed, many were excited to see how this series would deliver a story that isn’t widely told.

After much anticipation, meet the cast of Queen Modjadji:

Makoma Mohale as Queen Modjadji
Scandal! actress Makoma Mohale takes on the role of Maselekwani, Queen Modjadji, the young queen-in-waiting who brings about a golden age of peace and prosperity to the land. No stranger to the small screen, the 27-year-old has appeared on various television shows, including The River. Ngelekanyo Ramulondi is Young Queen Modjadji
Engaging performances in Fatal Seduction and Noughts & Crosses sees Ngele cast as the young Modjadji, 14-year-old Maselegwani.

Ngele Ramulondi is Young Queen Modjadji.
Ngele Ramulondi is Young Queen Modjadji.
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Helen Lebepe is Raisibe
Helen, who has several acting roles under her belt such as Redemption and Saints & Sinners, plays Raisibe.

In the story, Raisibe assists Modjadji to get a view into the real world of her people and grows to become her confidant. Helen Lebepe is Raisibe
Helen, who has several acting roles under her belt such as Redemption and Saints & Sinners, plays Raisibe.

In the story, Raisibe assists Modjadji to get a view into the real world of her people and grows to become her confidant. Priscilla Raboroko is Young Raisibe
Priscilla takes on the younger version of Helen Lebepe’s character Raisibe, the daughter of young Maselekwani’s minders. Raisibe is also Maselekwani’s childhood companion and trusted friend.

Priscilla Raboroko is young Raisibe in Queen Modja
Priscilla Raboroko is young Raisibe in Queen Modjadji.
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Masutang Rasekele is Dzugudini
Fresh talent continues to make its way to Mzansi television with Masutang Rasekele. She will play Dzugudini, the daughter of the Rain King and the mother of Queen Modjadji.

Dzugudini is a crucial part of the Lovedu history because she is instrumental in saving the kingdom from a catastrophe of drought. Shudufhadzo Musida is Muthanoni Mulalo
In her screen acting debut, Miss SA 2020 and author Shudu Musida takes on the character of Muthanoni Mulalo, who is one of the king and queen’s wives from the vhaVenda royal family.

Shudu Musida is Muthanoni Mulalo in Queen Modjadji
Shudu Musida is Muthanoni Mulalo in Queen Modjadji.
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Ndavi Nokeri is Muthanoni Khensani
Miss SA 2022 winner and Miss Universe representative Ndavi Nokeri plays the role of Muthanoni Khensani, another of the king and queen’s wives from the vaTsonga royal family.