Brothers On And Off Screen
Move!|8 January 2020
The Ifalakhe actors on their characters’ sibling rivalry and their shared love of music
Siyabonga Dzimbili

The're keeping TV fans glued to their screens every Sunday as their sibling rivalry heats up. But offscreen, Mzansi Magic’s Ifalakhe actors Mxolisi Zuma (35) and Chris Radebe (36) get on very well.

Still, the relatively fresh faces in the TV industry love that they are making waves with a show that’s been described as South Africa’s Game of Thrones.

FINDING COMMON GROUND

The two bonded over music from the second day of shooting, they tell us.

“I listen to a lot of movie music, the kind that plays when something dramatic is about to happen in a scene,” Chris says. “Think of music from Pirates of the Caribbean.”

He says some people find his taste questionable but on the way to set one day he decided to play his music – and Mxolisi pleasantly surprised him by liking it too.

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