The first season of Youngins has concluded, leaving fans eager for more from the students of Olifantsfontein High School. With all 45 episodes now available for streaming, it’s the perfect time to dive into this compelling drama.

“Youngins is a constant reminder to be unapologetically yourself.”

– Kealaboga Masango

The iEmmy-nominated team at Tshedza Pictures has delivered yet another hit with Youngins, following their successes with Adulting and Outlaws. Critics and viewers alike have praised the show. Thapelo Ramorobi from City Press described it as a “nerve-wracking drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat,” while Aaron Akinyemi from BBC called it “a wild ride full of fun, danger, sex, and violence.” Even actress Nomzamo Mbatha is a fan, expressing her love for the series on social media.

Kealeboga Masango on Playing Buhle Kunene

Zibuyile Dladla recently caught up with Kealeboga Masango, who plays the fiery head girl Buhle Kunene. Here’s what she had to say:

Q: How are you and Buhle similar?

Kealeboga Masango: Initially, I thought Buhle and I were complete opposites. However, as I delved deeper into her character, I realized we share similarities. Buhle may seem like a mean girl, but she genuinely cares about people, which is something I relate to. We both put a lot of pressure on ourselves and strive to be the best versions of ourselves, but we’re learning to be kinder to ourselves.

Q: What has Buhle taught you?

Kealeboga Masango: Buhle has taught me to be unapologetically myself and confident. She knows who she is and stands by it, which is something I admire and want to incorporate into my life.

Q: How would you describe your working relationship with Toka Matabane (Khaya)?

Kealeboga Masango: Toka and I have become great friends, and our working relationship is fantastic. We allow for creative freedom, playfulness, and improvisation, which helps make our on-screen chemistry authentic.

Q: For viewers who haven’t yet watched Youngins, why should they?

Kealeboga Masango: Youngins is a vivid depiction of teenagers navigating high school, influenced by the easy access to technology. It highlights the dynamics of friendships and relationships with parents and is filled with comedic moments that have trended on social media. It’s a show that will make you laugh and think.

Q: What does a show like Youngins mean to you as a South African?

Kealeboga Masango: Youngins is a project I’m extremely proud to be a part of. It tells raw and relatable stories about a generation often misunderstood. It gives young people the spotlight, acknowledging their struggles and victories.

With the confirmation of Season 2 on the horizon, now is the perfect time to binge-watch all 45 episodes of Youngins Season 1 on Showmax. Don’t miss out on this exciting, heartfelt, and often hilarious portrayal of high school life.

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