Walking into disaster

TVPlus - English|18 June 2020

Walking into disaster
Despite the warning signs, Nonka blindly agrees to get into a polygamous marriage with Sibonelo.
IPELENG RAKGANTSHO

Salon assistant Nonka (Thuthuka Mthembu) always dreamt of her wedding proposal being something out of a bridal magazine. Nothing too fancy though. She’d be at a restaurant with her gangster boyfriend Sibonelo (Wiseman Ncube) with music playing in the background. He’d get down on one knee and ask those four words: will you marry me? She’d blissfully agree and live happily ever after.

“But fairytale romances don’t exist in the world of Uzalo,” says Thuthuka whose character is still reeling from Sibonelo’s recent proposal. He asked Nonka as well as his other girlfriend Siphilile (Nomthandazo Tee Xaba) to marry him at the same time because he wants two wives. He doesn’t really care whether they agree with polygamy or not. “Nonka doesn’t want to share her a man, but with a little convincing from Sibonelo she agrees because she loves him that much,” adds Thuthuka. With Siphilile also saying yes, it’s time to plan a double wedding. But not if Nonka’s family has a say…

THROWN OFF BALANCE

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