‘Skeem Saam’ Tobias Maswahla is Evelyn’s son?

‘Skeem Saam’ Tobias Maswahla is Evelyn’s son?

Award-winning actor Sicelo Buthelezi has joined Skeem Saam as Tobias “Toby” Maswahla.Toby’ is a university student with a mischievous streak who gets expelled and is forced to move to Turfloop after causing some serious trouble back in Johannesburg.

Is the fan-favourite actor’s latest character, Tobias Maswahla, in Skeem Saam related to Evelyn? The character of Evelyn Maswahla is played by award-winning actress and TV personality Vele Manenje.Evelyn is currently the deputy principal at Turfloop High School in the popular soap opera.

Skeem Saam viewers predict Evelyn is Tobias’ mother, as she once mentioned having a son when she was dating Wallet.Manenje revealed to The Citizen in 2021 that Evelyn hails from Ga-Mothiba, and she’s “strange” when people first meet her.


“Hailing from Ga-Mothiba, Evelyn is a former schoolteacher who is intelligent and well-spoken. She is also a zealous reader with a fondness for poetry and meets a man with whom she forms a deep, romantic connection,” the statement read.

Buthelezi reveals to TshisaLIVE that joining Skeem Saam has been amazing, and he’s enjoying it.

“Having joined the Skeem Saam family has been amazing. It’s a different environment but it feels like home. I’m enjoying it.”

Viewers will meet Tobias Maswahla on Tuesday, 2 April as a university student who got expelled and is forced to move to Turfloop.

SABC reports that his character turns over a new leaf, starts attending Turfloop University, and even gets a part-time job.The actor is popularly known for his teenage character, Teddy, in Mzansi Magic’s canned telenovela, Gomora.

He first appeared in the premiere in March 2020 and won the award for Outstanding Newcomer at the fourth Royalty Soapie Awards.


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