Film starring late Candy Moloi & Charles Maja wins international award

Film starring late Candy Moloi & Charles Maja wins international award

- A South African movie starring two late popular actors has bagged two international awards

- Bogoshi Bjaka (The Throne) starring Candy Moloi and Charles Maja won big at the recently held Crown Wood International Film Festival in Kolkata, India

- Candy is known was known as Vho-Makhadzi on Muvhango and Charles played the role of Big Boy on Skeem Saam

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A Mzansi film starring late actors Candy Moloi and Charles Maja recently two international awards. The movie titled Bogoshi Bjaka (The Throne) won the Best Feature Film and Best Woman Filmmaker awards at the Crown Wood International Film Festival in Kolkata, India.

Candy was known for her role as Vho-Makhadi on Muvhango while Charles played the character of Big Boy on Skeem Saam. They both passed away this year. Candy died in July following a long battle with cancer and Charles died after suffering a stroke in July.

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We're proud to see their hard work and talent being recognised not only in Mzansi but in other countries as well. Film director Percy Maboane shared the great news last week on Instagram.

Mzansi social media users have congratulated Percy and the movie for winning the coveted awards.

mpilonhle_sibisi commented:

"You're incredible. It would be a great honour to work with you one day. Stay blessed."

mopediclothingbrandsa wrote:

"I'm proud of you Grootman."

ericmogale said:

"Top man. One of the most passionate filmmakers I know."

neommats17 added:

"Congratulations Percy. Good milestone! Keep doing your best!!! Nice one! Congratulations once more. One in the bag."

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Film starring late Candy Moloi & Charles Maja wins international award

A film starring late Candy Moloi (pictured) and Charles Maja has won an international award. Image: @nondumiso_ndumo_ngcobo/Instagram
Source: Instagram

In other news, reported that Lerato 'Zah' Moloi has shaved her hair off in memory of her late mother, Candy Moloi. Candy passed away a month ago after a long battle with cancer. She was aged 67.

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Zah took to social media to share a video of herself shaving her head. She expressed that she decided to honour her mother by shaving all her hair because she also did not have hair because of chemotherapy.

"It was important for me to have my hair shaved off today in honour of my Mama... It was brain cancer that killed her essentially. The last 6 months of her life, she didn't have hair on her head due to chemotherapy and that bothered her so much.
"She would often ask me if her hair would ever grow back and I would assure her that it would. She never got the chance to grow her hair back, however she looked absolutely beautiful throughout her graceful battle with cancer."

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