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Somizi’s Daughter Bahumi Mhlongo bags journalist role in Soon Comes Night

South African actress and daughter of media personality Somizi Mhlongo, Bahumi Mhlongo made her debut as a journalist in new drama series, Soon Comes Night on Netflix on Friday, 19 January. Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela reports that the talented actress Bahumi Mhlongo, who is famously known for her roles in Keeping Score and Grown Woman portrays a journality in Soon Comes Night.

Bahumi Mhlongo

“Mhlongo plays the character of a young, fearless Sowetan journalist called Lesedi, in the new crime drama “Soon Comes Night,” tweeted Mphela.

Somizi’s daughter Bahumi Mhlongo

According to filmmaker Eddie Ramohlale the upcoming series, Soon Comes Night is a 6-part crime drama series directed by Thabang Moleya and Sanele Zulu. The Grown Woman star will also act alongside actors Kwenzo Ngcobo, Kenneth Nkosi, Gaosi Raditholo and many more.

Bahumi Mhlongo

Soon Comes Night premiered on Friday, 19 January 2024 on popular streaming platform Netflix


TVSA reports that Soon Comes Night is a drama series about a former freedom fighter who orchestrates a series of heists in defiance of the law while trying to evade corrupt authorities and a cop with a tragic past.

The Netflix thriller which is set in the 1990s tells a tale about liberation hero turned heist king, Alex Shabane (played by The Wife’s Kwenzo Ngcobo), and a broken Apartheid cop seeking redemption, Detective Sakkie Oosthuizen (Albert Pretorius).

The series is inspired by actual events and a notorious heist legend, the series follows Alex’s return to South Africa, where he resorts to crime when the promised “spoils of war” fail to materialise.

Source: The southafrican

In other news –  DJ Zinhle shows off gift AKA bought for Asante

South African DJ Ntombezinhle Mohosana, popularly known as DJ Zinhle, showed off a gift that her “baby daddy” – slain rapper AKA gifted her daughter – Asante via an Instagram Story on Friday 19 January.

DJ Zinhle

DJ Zinhle took to her Instagram Story on Friday 19 January, to show off a pair of Reebok sneakers that slain rapper AKA bought for her daughter Asante Mohosana. Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known as AKA, is DJ Zinhle’s ex-boyfriend and the pair have an eight-year-old daughter named Kairo Forbes together. Read more