- A large bunch of Isibaya cast members decided to watch the final episode of the telenovela together on Friday
- The popular Mzansi Magic soapie aired its last episode on Friday night after being on air for the past eight years
- Bomb Productions took to social media to show appreciation to the viewers who supported them over the years
A crowd of cast members of Isibaya watched the final episode of the telenovela together a few days ago.
The actors ululated, bowed, hugged each other and clapped when the final credits ran. Isibaya aired its finale on Friday, 2 April, after being on air for eight years.
The clip of the actors enjoying the last episode of the show was shared on Twitter by a tweep with the handle @khawula_musa. The show has been replaced by Mandla N's Diep City, which started on Monday, 5 April.
The show's producers, Bomb Productions, also took to Instagram to thank the viewers for their support over the years. The productions company captioned a clip they shared on the app:
"To all our viewers, tonight our hearts are filled with gratitude and sadness as we say goodbye. You have been our extended family that grew with us, that inspired us, that cheered us on."
The producers thanked their fans for welcoming Isibaya characters into their living rooms for the past eight years. Instagram users took to the show's comment section to share their thoughts on the last episode.
"The most amazing 8 years we've had with you. Thank you."
"I miss Isibaya already."
"Goodbye Isibaya Mzansi, you will be all missed."
"Two words to describe this - THANK YOU."
"Damn it's been that long. Thank you all."
"Different side of life/taxi industry life shown in a manner we all know and see in real life... it's been 8yrs... you outdid yourselves."
"I am going to miss you guys, till we meet again."
The actor and director is part of the Black Brain Pictures production team. Diep City is Black Brain's first ever telenovela. Peeps who viewed the new show when it made its debut took to Twitter to show love to Mandla N for putting together an epic new show.
Mandla has also directed and acted in South African shows such as City Ses'La, Ses'Top La, Lockdown, Vula Vala and eHostela.
The star's fans took to the micro-blogging app to give Mandla a shout-out after Diep City aired.
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