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A throwback look at Generations’ Samuel and Sharon

Mzansi actor Thabiso Mokhethi relived the glory days of his Generations days on Wednesday 1 February by sharing a throwback picture of him with actress Kagiso Rakosa who played Sharon In the SABC1 soap opera.

Thabiso Mokhethi made his television debut in 2005 when he landed the role of Samuel Khumalo, brother to the infamous Ntombi (played by Sonia Mbele).

The role catapulted his acting career to even more astounding heights. The show showed Samuel and Sharon (played by Kagiso Rakosa) going through ups and downs before finding love and showing us one of the finest traditional weddings ever seen on TV.

Samuel and Sharon from Generations

The duo was arguably one of Mzansi’s favorite on-screen couples and they stole the hearts of many with their romance. Their romance made viewers swoon, melt, and feel all the feels.

To date, Mzansi has not forgotten about their characters proving that their connection was infectious and they will forever be memorable.

Thabiso reckoned that they were the all-time favorite on-screen couples. “Mara truth be told guys…girl and I really made magic playing these characters… I loved playing Samuel Khumalo on Generations Kagiso as Sharon was one of the best on-screen lovers I’ve had the pleasure to play alongside. It was lit every day on set,” he wrote.

Tweeps took to the comments section to praise the actors for nailing their romantic love story. :

@Mbuso79980892 wrote, “The energy of Samuel was inspiring indeed”

@OfficialHeadboy commented, “You were fire bro, like I envied you o ne otshwere stock and you were the one who made me like platting my hair.”

Others were curious whether the pair never had chemistry off-screen, but Thabiso laughed off the questions.

@NunguSompisi “So Bafo you and her never did vele? Like in real,” asked a Twitter user. To which Thabiso responded ”
@ThabzMokhethi Wena you wanna hear what you wanna hear..andizi.”

A lot of fans have been wondering what Kagiso has been up to since she left the show. Responding to a fan Thabiso said “She’s around. Lady is doing well privately.”


In other news – DJ Zinhle not ready for Durban after AKA’s death

Africa’s number one DJ and Mzansi businesswoman, Zinhle “DJ Zinhle” Jiyane has no plans at present to visit the city where the father of her child died.

AKA and Dj Zinhle

Rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes was gunned down outside a restaurant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, on February 10. Zinhle and AKA have a daughter, Kairo, together. The city is going to be a hot spot for the entertainment industry in July, with many celebs flocking to the highly anticipated Cotton Festival and Durban July, among other events. Learn More

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