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Samson Khumalo joins ‘Skeem Saam’ as Bra Boikie

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Samson Khumalo joins ‘Skeem Saam’ as Bra Boikie

Former ‘Isibaya’ actor Samson Khumalo has landed the role of Boikanyo ‘Bra Boikie’ Ramasemola in ‘Skeem Saam’.

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Talented actor Samsom Khumalo, who’s famously known as Shadrack in Isibaya has joined Skeem Saam.

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WHO IS BRA BOIKIE?

The popular Isibaya and Stokvel actor has secured the role of Boikanyo “Bra Boikie” Ramasemola in the SABC1 soapie, Skeem Saam.

According to IOL, Khumalo’s latest character is a flambouyant 50-something who isn’t afraid to speak his mind.

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In the soapie, Brai Boikie is a municipal employee who’s willing to help Kwaito (Clement Maosa) and Tbose (Hungani Ndlovu) in getting a big paying tender.

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Thursday 25 July: “Bra Boikie’s unexpected request throws Kwaito and Tbose into a total tailspin,” reads the TVSA July teaser.

Viewers of the educational soapie took to social media this week to welcome the legendary actor.

‘SKEEM SAAM’ FANS WELCOME ACTOR

@Dr_Shiyaklenga: “Can’t they cast him as Big boy’s younger brother? This role they gave is temporary.”

@crazythatoo: “I love how versatile Tswana, Pedi and Sotho speaking actors are. They can play any Setswana, Sepedi and Sesotho speaking role.”

@ThusoetsileG: “I hope he will speak Setswana… I love how he speaks the language.”

@Streetlighter98: “He was so great on Isibaya. Can’t wait to see what he has to offer this time around.”

SAMSON KHUMALO: PREVIOUS ROLES

The Skeem Saam actor Samson Khumalo is reportedly married to Ga Re Dumele actress Meme Ditshego, who was also his TV wife in Coconuts.

The actor is famously known for portraying the character of Shadrack in Mzanzi Magic’s Isibaya from seasons one to eight.

Khumalo is also known for his SABC2 sitcom Stokvel role as Moruti in season four and eight, according to the publication.

The fan-favourite actor has also starred in The Queen, The River, Soul Buddz, Amalia, Champions and many more.

 

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