Currently, in its fourth season, Imbewu: The Seed is one of the most popular South African soap operas. It has attained millions of viewership with its intriguing storyline that focuses on the ties that bind families through blood and spirit. In the episodes released in September, there were intense drama and suspense. Nirupa struggled to stay alive after being shot at a wedding party by assassins sent by Zenzele. Though she managed to survive the attack, the hired assassins were still after her life.
On the other hand, Zenzele hasn’t ceased scheming evil plots as he had Buhle kidnapped and tricked her into falling in love with him. He succeeded in turning Buhle against her family, but after learning about Zenzele’s deceits and evil acts, she now finds herself stuck in a messy situation. Will Buhle choose family loyalty over love? Let’s see the answer in the Imbewu teasers for October 2021.
Imbewu: The Seed Teasers For October 2021
Episode 905: Friday, October 1st, 2021
The root of hatred springs up between Buhle and Zenzele. Even though Zenzele pitches a dream future to her, which got her thinking about their life together, he is actually making plans to kill her.
Episode 906: Monday, October 4th, 2021
Buhle makes a threat to shoot MaZulu with Zenzele’s gun at the Maluju Oil event. With Sebenzile asking Phakade to inform her first when he finally decides the ultimatum from the church, he finds himself under pressure; whether to choose his wife or his wife’s sister.
Episode 907: Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
The Maluju event turns bloody as Buhle fires some shots with Zenzele’s gun and then gets herself into a gun battle. Zenzele takes a bullet for Buhle. Will he survive it?
Episode 908: Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
This October Imbewu episode comes with interesting teasers as Thokozile makes calamitous plots with Bheki while in prison. Betrayal then takes over the house of God as Bhekisisa pressurizes Khanyo to take over the leadership of the church.
Episode 909: Thursday, October 7th, 2021
Bheki falls into Thokozile’s trap as her plan is making significant progress. Buhle makes peace with her family members while dining with them. Phakade accuses Khanyo of having an eye for his pastoral position, and she denies it.
Episode 910: Friday, October 8th, 2021
Nkululeko panics when Fikile finds herself in a strange state, and neither of them can explain what’s happening. Thokozile sets Muthi up to get Bheki’s keys as she seduces Bheki and gets him unconscious.
Episode 911: Monday, October 11th, 2021
Lulu surprises her Gogo by announcing her plans to change her gender. In prison, Mzion distracts the guards by assaulting Thokozile. Mzion reveals to Thokozile that they will be escaping from the prison that night.
Episode 912: Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
Lulu gets her first black market supplies as she has insufficient income. She is desperate to look feminine, and Lindo suggests that she should buy a pill sold on the street, which will help her look more feminine.
Episode 913: Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
Sebenzile, Khanyo, and Buhle invite Fikile’s favorite celebrity to her birthday party. After escaping from prison, Thokozile appears at KaMadonsela’s window, making her terrified. The family learns about the prison break. Meanwhile, a search party is being assembled, and police arrive to address it. Will the search party find out Thokozile’s whereabout?
Episode 914: Thursday, October 14th, 2021
Lulu ponders on whether to accept or reject Landile’s apology. Nkululeko gets stunned by Shria’s request to buy an expensive car for Fikile. Upon noticing that Fikile never mentions her family, Nkululeko steals her mother’s contacts from her phone. The community finds out that Thokozile stays in Mbumbulu and owns an African weapon. As such, Phakade urges everyone to search for her.
Episode 915: Friday, October 15th, 2021
Will Thokozile survive after getting hit on the head three times with a spade by Khanyo? She tries to kill KaMadonsela, and Khanyo comes to her mother’s rescue.
Episode 916: Monday, October 18th, 2021
Buhle meets with Fikile’s mum, Nompi, and their interactions remind her how rude she is. Though Nompi is not impressed by her daughter’s behaviors, Buhle invites her to Fikile’s surprise birthday party.
Episode 917: Tuesday, October 19th, 2021
Lulu heads off to court after having sexual relations with Landile. Now the question is, does Landile really have an affection for Lulu, or is he trying to persuade her to drop the charges?
Episode 918: Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
Khanyo thinks Thokozile’s spirit is haunting her. KaMadonsela opens up to her Gobela on what has been bothering her mind. She is asked to make amends with her ancestors.
Episode 919: Thursday, October 21st, 2021
This October Imbewu: The Seed episode comes with dramatic teasers. Nkululeko learns about his mother’s death and that she was murdered. On the other hand, Fikile meets with her mother after eight years, and she is in great shock.
Episode 920: Friday, October 22nd, 2021
Lulu’s friends discover that she has been taking unregistered drugs. After getting confronted, she states that she has resolved to become her true self and has no option about that. Khanyo attacks Sebenzile as she is being haunted by Thokozile’s ghost.
Episode 921: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Lulu’s grandmother comes to see her after she recovers from her emergency. Who knows whether she will disown her this time? Fikile gets frustrated as Buhle heads for a joy ride in her new car.
Episode 922: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
The teasers for this October episode of Imbewu: The Seed is quite thrilling. Nompi reveals to Nkululeko that he is Fikile’s blood relation. He is then asked by Nompi to break off his relationship with her daughter.
Episode 923: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Having made plans regarding her future, Buhle offers to buy Emsamo after learning that the place is still closing. Nkululeko tries to consult with the Gobela of KaMadonsela. This gets Khanyo, and KaMadonsela stunned.
Episode 924: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Nkulukelo seems to be concerned about Nompi’s revelations. As a result, he collects Fikile’s hair from her hairbrush and tries to find out her DNA composition.
Episode 925: Friday, October 29th, 2021
One of the teasers for this last October episode of Imbewu: The Seed is that Nkulukelo plans on burying his mother in a communal cemetery. He seeks Buhle’s help as his mother’s family won’t be of help to him. Fikile receives her test results and is greeted with bad news. The results reveal that she might be infertile as she has endometriosis.
Imbewu TV Series Was Launched in 2018
Created by Duma Ndlovu, whose name has been synonymous with excellence in the TV show arena, Imbewu: The Seed premiered on e.tv on April 16th, 2018. The series plot seeks to ask sobering and controversial questions, which are important to all the cultures in South Africa, as it focuses on the ties that bind families through blood and spirit. The show was filmed in KwaZulu-Natal and Durban. It was produced by Grapevine Productions, which is a partnership venture between Word of Mouth Pictures, Videovision Entertainment, and Luyks Productions.
While Duma Ndlovu owns Word of Mouth Pictures, Anant Singh serves as the owner of Videovision Entertainment. Anant and Leleti Khumalo are the executive producers of Imbewu: The Seed. The show’s original languages are IsiZulu and English. In 2020, Imbewu won the South African Film and Television Audience Award for Most Popular Soap Opera.
Actors That Joined Imbewu: The Seed in 2021
Over the years, Imbewu fans have witnessed the exit of some of their actors and, equally, the addition of new actors to the cast. Thus far, in 2021, there has been no exit from the show. However, two actors recently joined Imbewu‘s cast. In August 2021, Nkosinathi Maphalala (aka Nay Maps) was introduced to the popular soapie. He portrays the character of Zenzele Maphumulo. He serves as a replacement for Mlungisi Shabala, who first played the role of Zenzele in the show. Besides Imbewu, Maphalala has featured in Uzalo and The Queen.
Later in September 2021, Selby “Selbeyonce” Mkhize debuted in the soapie, portraying the character of Lulu Mtshali, a receptionist at Ishongololo Oil Company. He was reportedly introduced to the show to tackle LGBTQ+ issues as he has been openly gay. Selby, who works as a presenter at Ukhozi FM, has also scored roles in Uzalo and Generations: The Legacy.
List of Imbewu’s Main Cast Members and The Characters They Play
- Thembi Mtshali – Portrays the character of Ntombi Ndlovu “Mandlovu” Bhengu
- Muzi Mthabela – Portrays the character of Menzi Vilakazi
- Leleti Khumalo – Portrays the character of Nokubonga Zulu “Mazulu” Bhengu
- Jailoshini Naidoo – Portrays the character of Nirupa Rampersad
- Brenda Mhlongo – Portrays the character of Priscilla “KaMadonsela” Bhengu
- Nqobile Ndlovu – Portrays the character of Nokhukhanya “Khanyo” Bhengu
- Sandile Dlamini – Portrays the character of Phakade “Shongololo” Bhengu
- Tony Kgoroge – Portrays the character of Zimele “Ngcolosi” Bhengu
- Raphael Griffiths – Portrays the character of Zithulele Bhengu
- Nkosinathi “Nay Maps” Maphalala – Portrays the character of Zenzele Maphumulo
- Nokubonga Khuzwayo – Portrays the character of Zakithi Bhengu
- Vuyokazi Tshona – Portrays the character of Buhle Bhengu
- Mdudzi Ntombela – Portrays the character of Phunyuka Khanyile
- Kajal Maharaj – Portrays the character of Shria Rampersad
- Vuyisela Cawe – Portrays the character of Nokuzola “Zola” Ndamase-Bhengu
- Busisiwe Shezi – Portrays the character of Sebenzile Madonsela
- Phindile Gwala – Portrays the character of Fikile Khanyeza
- Nokwanda Khuzwayo – Portrays the character of Ntombifuthi “Futhi” Bhengu
- Brightness Zulu – Portrays the character of Celiwe
- Nkanyiso Mchunu – Portrays the character of Nkululeko Bhengu
On Which TV Stations Can You Watch Imbewu: The Seed?
Having attracted a massive South African audience with its unique and suspenseful plot, fans can always watch the evergreen soap opera on e.tv from Mondays to Fridays at 21h30. The cross-cultural drama series also airs on eExtra on weekdays (Monday to Friday) at 10h15. It was previously aired on the channel at 22h15, but the TV series broadcast time has currently changed.
More so, Imbewu recently started airing on the video streaming service eVOD on weekdays. If you missed any of the episodes, you could always catch up with the repeats, which air on e.tv every Monday to Friday at 12h30 and equally, on omnibus on Saturdays at 11h20.