Joe Mafela’s son, Juju Mafela, wants to make his legacy live on

Joe Mafela’s son, Juju Mafela, wants to make his legacy live on

Joe Mafela is a legacy with whom South Africans grew up on their television screens. His death was a tragedy, but his son, Juju, hopes to make his father's legacy live on. He wants to take Penguin Films international - as his father wanted.

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By following in his father's footsteps, Juju Mafela is working hard at making his late father very proud.

Juju has taken over his father's shares in the award-winning film company, Penguin Films. gathers that he joins the company as a creative producer and hopes to make his dad proud by taking the company to new heights.

Joe and Juju discussed the future of the company in the past, and Juju aims to help the company grow, as reported by ZAlebs.

Penguin Films is a company that does amazing work and it’s my objective, coming in as a partner, to grow the company internationally by any means necessary. That was the conversation I had with my father, and as the company grows so too does his legacy.

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Joe was an acclaimed actor and had many awards under his belt. His sudden death in March of 2017 was a tragic day for all who admired and adored him.

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