As the countdown to 5 October continues, viewers can look forward to several enthusiastic soon-to-be trailblazers in the new medical romance drama Durban Gen.
In the thrilling first episode, Generals can expect to see familiar faces such as Mxolisi "Zulu Boy" Majozi, playing fun and enthusiastic paramedic MacGyver, and Bhekisizwe Mahlawe as the confident and charismatic male Nurse, Calvin Gumede.
Lihle Dhlomo will take on the character of Dr. Precious Dlamini, an obstetrician-gynaecologist married to Head of Surgery and womaniser Dr.Thabo Dlamini, played by Meshack Mavuso.
"Working with talent of such a high calibre is very exciting. The level of professionalism is unmatched because the actors are highly dedicated to their craft. What's even more humbling is working with the likes of Meshack Mavuso, whose body of work in theatre and film speaks for itself," says Durban Gen cast Coordinator Busani Mbili.
"We believe in opening up the industry, so the up and coming actors who are a part of the show are going to blow viewers minds away with their beautiful performances," he concluded.
The eager interns, played by Fanele Zulu (Dr. Mnqobi Mchunu), Fanele Luthuli (Dr. Thandekile Zondo), and Lerato Nxumalo (Dr. Ndabezinhle Luthuli), will showcase what it takes to save lives in a high-stakes environment.
Portraying the hospital's no-nonsense Head Matron, Sister Nobuhle is Zimiphi Biyela. The busy body nurses are Tsidi Makitle as Phumeza and Nombulelo Mhlongo as Sne.
Rounding off the cast are Monica Thuli Zulu as receptionist MaCele and Sifiso Sibiya as paramedic Bab'Gumede.
Also in the show are the main protagonist Dr. Mbali Mthethwa (Nelisiwe Sibiya), Dashing Dr. Lindelani Zulu (Mike Ndlangamandla), Businessman Sibusiso Dlamini (Ntando Mncube), and Dr. Nomalanga Qwabe (Duduzile Ngcobo).
Durban Gen will air weekdays on e.tv, Openview Channel 104, and DStv channel 194 at 6.30PM from 5 October.