‘Muvhango’ star Mudi Mudau joins ‘Queen Modjadji’

Actress Mudi Mudau who portrays Nkele in Muvhango has scored a role in Queen Modjadji.

The Muvhango star, Mudi Mudau plays Khadikhulu, the Queen’s Rakhadi (aunt). Her character is the head teacher and adviser in Queen Modjadji.

The series follows the life of South Africa’s Rain Queen, led by the Lobedu clan, is based on a true story.


Scandal! actress Makoma Mohale has scored the leading role of Queen Modjadji, The Rain Queen.

IOL reports that Sipho Ndlovu plays the character of a cunning General of the Bapedi Kingdom. He will act alongside legendary actor Putla Sehlapelo who plays Ramulodi, the keeper of the secret and the king’s keeper.

Actress Makoma Mohale who portrays the character of Tlhogi in Scandal! portrays has scored the leading role of Queen Modjadji, The Rain Queen.

Bona reports that beauty queens Shudu Musida and Ndavi Nokeri, who hail from the Limpopo province will play queens in the upcoming drama series

Nokeri will portray Muthanoni Khensani, who is one of Queen Modjadji’s wives from the Tsonga Royal Family. While Musida portrays Muthanoni Mulalo, another wife of the wives from the Venda Royal Family.

‘Muvhango’s’ Mudi Mudau plays Rakhadi in ‘Queen Modjadji’.
‘Muvhango’s’ Mudi Mudau plays Rakhadi in ‘Queen Modjadji’. Image via X @phil_mphela
The Muvhango actress Mudi Mudau will join actor Wiseman Zitha in the upcoming drama series, Queen Modjadji.

Zitha will portray the role of Mamaila while Ngelekanyo Ramulodi will portray the character of Young Queen Modjadji.

Cape Argus reports that Queen Modjadji is the story of a matriarchal dynasty. She has an ability to transform the clouds and summon the rain. This has earned the Balobedu royalty a place among the most revered of African dynasties.

MultiChoice Group CEO for general entertainment Nomsa Philiso, adds that Queen Modjadji meets their audiences desire for television entertainment drawn from our heritage.

“It also flows seamlessly into our plans to create a catalogue of drama series made in African languages.”

DStv reveals that the series is produced by Rhythm World Productions, who’ve produced Sibongile and The Dlaminis, My Brother’s Keeper, Umkhokha: The Curse and many more. The production has consulted tribal leaders, and academic experts.

Muvhango creator, Duma Ndlovu who is the leading production says: “The earth, the elements, and the energy of humans connect in ways that are both physical and spiritual, both obvious and unseen.”

The upcoming drama series premieres in July on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161).