‘Shaka Inkosi Yamakhosi’ – an animated short about King Shaka that should inspire
The coming of age film is told through the character of young Manzini and his grandmother telling the story of the great Zulu king and his empire.
The animated film ‘Shaka Inkosi Yamakhosi’, based on Zulu King Shaka Zulu, will premiere on July 23 at the Durban International Film Festival. Photo: Twitter / @ ShakaInkosi
JOHANNESBURG – The story of Shaka Zulu, who was the king of the Zulu nation in the 1800s, is being modernized with a new animated short, “Shaka Inkosi Yamakhosi”.
The film’s premiere is scheduled for July 23 at the Durban International Film Festival.
The coming of age film is told through the character of “Young Manzini” and his grandmother telling the story of the great Zulu king and his empire.
Executive producer Manzini Zugu said the story aims to inspire audiences, primarily children, to dig for and highlight the hero who lives in him.
The boasts of the voices of great actors such as Lilian Dube (‘Gogo MaLamula Zulu’), Ayanda Borotho (‘Queen Nandi’) and Dawn Thandeka King (‘Mkabayi’).
Mondli Makhoba is the voice of King Shaka.
The story of the great Zulu king continues, and this is how we tell it.
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