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Posted: October 23rd, 2013 | By GabiVille

Sdumo Mtshali  who plays S'bu Zungu and Nomzamo Mbatha who is cast as Thandeka Zungu make up one nomination for OUtstanding Couple out of the 19 nominations that their soapie Isibaya has raked in at the Royalty Soap Awards. PICTURE: City Press

Sdumo Mtshali who plays S’bu Zungu and
Nomzamo Mbatha who is cast as Thandeka Zungu make up one nomination for Outstanding Couple, out of the 19 nominations that their soapie Isibaya has raked in at the Royalty Soap Awards. PICTURE: City Press

THE inaugural Royalty Soapie Awards nominees have been revealed in an Oscaresque packaged video featuring event hosts Michael Mol and Hlomla Dandala.

And Mzansi Magic’s popular Isibaya leads the list with 19 nominations including lead actress, lead actor, outstanding soapie, outstanding make-up and outstanding set design.

“We are very happy to finally announce all the finalists,” said project director Sindile Xulu.

“The range is wide and the list leaves no doubt that South Africa has great talent to be celebrated and honoured. It is now all systems go to the awards next year.”

The Royalty Soapie Awards will take place at the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) on 8 March 2014. Over 100 entries have been received from South Africa’s soapies and it promises to be an interesting event.

The nominees are:

Performance Categories

Outstanding Lead Actor

Menzi Ngubane  as Sibusiso Dlomo   for Generations
Siyabonga Twala  as Mpiyakhe Zungu  for Isibaya
Kevin Smith   as Frank Xavier   for Isidingo
Siyabonga Twala  as Busani Mojalefa  for Muvhango
Shona Ferguson  as Itumaleng   for The Wild

Outstanding Lead Actress

Odelle de Wet   as Delia Richter   for Binneland
Thembi Nyandeni  as Mkabayi Zungu  for Isibaya
Linda Sokhulu   as Nikiwe Sibeko   for Isidingo
Nthabi Tau   as Meiki    for Muvhango
Shaleen Surtie-Richards as Fran Jacobs   for Villa Rosa

Outstanding Male Villain

Andre Odendaal  as AJ/Andries/Dries Richter for Binneland
Bheki Mkhwane  as Samson Ndlovu  for Isibaya
Robert Whitehead  as Barker Heins   for Isidingo
Aubrey Poo   as Lebata    for The Wild
Darren Kelfkens  as Roberto Martinelli Snr  for Villa Rosa

Outstanding Female Villain

Jo da Silva   as Gita McGregor  for 7de Laan
Marisa Drummond  as Alexa    for Binneland
Zenande Mfenyana  as Noluntu Memela  for Generations
Tsholo Monedi   as Meme    for Muvhango
Khabonina Qubeka  as Maxine    for The Wild

Outstanding Soapie

Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
Isidingo
The Wild

Outstanding Supporting Actor

Hennie Jacobs  as Diederik   for 7de Laan
Ramey Short   as Quinton Meyer  for Binneland
Bongani Gumede  as Mandla Ndlovu  for Isibaya
Sdumo Mtshali   as S’bu Ndlovu   for Isibaya
TY Keogh   as Jack    for The Wild

Outstanding Supporting Actress

Annelize van der Ryst  as Matrone Netta Nortje  for 7de Laan
Sorina Erasmus   as Die Flooze   for 7de Laan
Xoli Zondi   as Zodwa    for Generations
Nomzamo Mbatha  as Thandeka Zungu  for Isibaya
Kgomotso Christopher  as Katlego Sibeko  for Isidingo

Outstanding Couple

Pierre van Pietzen  as Oubaas van Zyl  for 7de Laan
Annelise Weiland  as Hilda de Kock   for

Sandi Schultz   as Jennifer Adams  for Binneland
Gert van Niekerk  as Patrick Myburgh  for

Sdumo Mtshali   as S’bu Zungu   for Isibaya
Nomzamo Mbatha  as Thandeka Zungu  for

Ayanda Ngubane  as Siphokazi Zungu  for Isibaya
Celeste Ntuli   as Phumelele   for

Tema Sebopedi  as Lerato Tsotetsi   for Isidingo
Motlatsi Mafatshe  as Sechaba Moloi  for

Outstanding Newcomer

Simoné Nortmann  as Nadia    for 7de Laan
Anga Makubalo  as MJ Memela   for Generations
Jessica Nkosi   as Qondi    for Isibaya
Liteboho Molise  as Teboho   for Muvhango
Hayley Owen   as Angie    for The Wild

Technical and Creative Categories

Outstanding Make-up & Hair

Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
The Wild

Outstanding Set Design

Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
Isidingo
The Wild

Outstanding Writing Team

Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
Isidingo
The Wild

Outstanding Wardrobe

7de Laan
Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
The Wild

Outstanding Art Direction

7de Laan
Binneland
Generations
Isibaya

Outstanding Directing Team

7de Laan
Binneland
Isibaya
Isidingo
The Wild

Outstanding Editing Team

Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
Isidingo
The Wild

Outstanding Casting Director

Susan Rossouw    for Binneland
Phophi Mulaudzi   for Generations
Kutlwano Ditsele & Angus Gibson for Isibaya

Outstanding Lighting

7de Laan
Binneland
Generations
Isibaya
Isidingo

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