SABC 1 to screen Kalushi the movie

The movie will be broadcasted this Sunday,

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:45 PM  | Top of The


And it's all in the spirit of commemorating South Africa’ struggle heroes this Heritage month.

According to a statement released by SABC 1 the movie will be a first to-air on television starring Thabo Rametsi who plays Solomon Mahlangu.

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The film was first released in cinemas nationwide in March 2017 and this would be the first opportunity for Mzansi’s television viewers to watch it if they didn't get the chance to catch it on the big screen.

Big Screen

Kalushi is a biography about a nineteen-year-old hawker, Solomon Mahlangu who hails from the streets of Mmamelodi, Pretoria. He is brutally beaten by police then goes into exile following the 1976 Soweto uprisings to join the liberation movement. 

He returns from military training in Angola only to meet his demise as his sentenced to death by hanging.


The cast of the movie includes well-known personalities such as Pearl Thusi, Dr. Gcina Mhlophe and seasoned actors Jafta Mamabolo and Welile Nzunza amongst others.

Catch, Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu, on Sunday 17 September 2017, at 21h30 – exclusive to SABC 1 

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