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Omunye wemidlalo emikhulu nemba eqolo eseke yaphuma kuleli iShaka Ilembe usezingeni eliphezulu futhi uveza ithalente lakuleli kanye nezobuciko.

Angikhulumi ngendlela esigibela ngayo esiteji senze izethembiso zokweseka ubuciko kodwa singagqugquzeli ukuthi bafake izicelo zoxhaso.

Lo mdlalo uzokwenza umthelela omkhulu ezimpilweni zabantu abangaphezu kuka-10,000. Odabeni lwasendulo njengesizwe samaZulu besingalindele lutho oluncane kunalokhu.

Uchungechunge obelulindelwe ngabomvu lwe-Bomb Productions iShaka Ilembe oluneziqephu ezingu-12 seluphumile futhi njengoba kusakazwe isiqephu sokuqala luwumdlalo wakumabonakude obhekwe ngabomvu emlandweni wakuleli.

Imali ayizange iphume kakhulu ngesikhathi kwenziwa lo mdlalo wakuleli othandwa kakhulu njengoba unabalingisi abaseqophelweni eliphezulu kanye nemvunulo yabo ekubuyisela eminyakeni yango-1700 yakuleli kusukela ezindlini kuya olimini kanye nakwezombangazwe.

Yize umxhasi ohamba phambili i-MultiChoice engakayidaluli imali esetshenziswe ukwenza lo mdlalo siyazi ukuthi ingaphezu kwezigidigidi. I-Bomb Productions yalwela ukuthola amalungelo okwenza lolu chungechunge lomdlalo ngenxa yokuthi inethiwekhi ye-American Showtime iphinde yacela intshisekelo yokuqopha uhlelo lwayo ngokwesekwa ngo-$90 million ukuze iqhudelane nabadidiyeli bakuleli.

Umlingisi othandwa kakhulu kuleli uNomzamo Mbatha odlala indawo kaNandi unina weNkosi uShaka uphinde abe umqondisi omkhulu kulo mdlalo ongashibhile.

Bala phakathi kwabalingisi abagqamile abafana noMondli Makhoba kanye nomlingisi owine izindondo kuma-Safta uWiseman Mcube. Odlala indawo yeNkosi uShaka uqobo uLemogang Tsipa kanye nabalingisi abanohlonze 

abafana noDawn Thandeka King, uS’thandiwe Kgoroge, uKhabonina Qubeka, u-Abdul Khoza kanye noSenzo Radebe kuyinto enkulu.

Ubukhulu besethi bulingana nalokho ongakubiza nge-Hollywood blockbuster njengoba lo mdlalo uthathe cishe iminyaka eyisithupha ukukhiqizwa.

Kule sizini yokuqala yalolu chungechunge i-Bomb Productions ihlanganise abaxhasi abangu-9 150 okuhlanganisa abasebenzi abangu-900, abadansi, abaculi kanye nabalingisi abangu-250.

Yengeza nangabanye abalingisi abangu-8,000 baKwaZulu-Natal naseGoli lapho umdlalo owuchungechunge uthwetshulelwe khona.

Ngokombiko we-News 24 zingaphezu kuka-2 000 izimvunulo ezenziwe njengoba lo mdlalo usebenzisa izinwele zomfakela ezingu-420 kanye nezintambo zobuhlalu ezingu-8 000.

Amasethi aseGoli ewodwa athatha isikhathi esingaphezu kwezinyanga eziyisishiyagalolunye ukwenziwa. Akukho mininingwane eyashiywa njengoba ngisho nesabelomali sotshani besilingana nemiholo embalwa ephezulu.

Esinye sezigcawu ezibiza kakhulu kube ukuthwetshulwa kwempi eyingqophamlando esiqeshini sesithathu.

Lesi siqephu sithwetshulwe izinsuku nobusuku obuyisithupha futhi sasidinga inani elimangalisayo lamalambu nezindawo zasesiteji. Ukuthwetshulwa kwalo mdlalo ebusika bekusho ukunethezeka okwengeziwe okufanele kulethwe ukusiza abalingisi abaqopha imvunulo yesintu emfushane.

Ngesizini ezolandela leli qembu lizothembela ezithombeni eziningi ezikhiqizwe ngekhompyutha (CGI) ikakhulukazi izigcawu ezinezinkulungwane zabalingisi njengoba ibutho leNkosi uShaka likhula – kodwa kwaqashwa abantu ababalelwa ku-10 000 kulo mdlalo ngesizini eyodwa. Kwenze umehluko omkhulu ezimpilweni zabantu abasanda kuphuma emikhawulweni ye-Covid-19.

Iqembu lemvunulo kwaba ngesinye isikhathi sokugqama kwethalente nekhono lendawo.

Umsiki wengqephu owine izindondo uSheli Masondo ubengumsiki wengqephu ohamba phambili kulo mdlalo. Uke wasebenza emikhiqizweni yomhlaba efana nefilimu kaBeyonce Knowles ethi-Black is King esekelwe kwethi-Lion King manje ewumkhiqizo omkhulu kuleli.

Amandla alo mdlalo okuqasha abantu awagcinanga lapho. Ngobusuku bokuqala ngesikhathi kukhonjiswa lo mdlalo,abasiki bengqephu bakuleli abangaphezu kweshumi bathungele abalingisi izingubo zesintu zesiZulu abahambe bezigqokile kukhaphethi obomvu – beqinisa ukuthi lo mdlalo uwenza kanjani umqondo webhizinisi ngaphakathi nangaphandle kwesethi.

Bekuzoba nzima ukukhetha intandokazi kodwa ingubo kaMbatha ehlukile efake izivikelo zesifuba ezisagolide nocingo olulukelwe engutsheni ebabazekayo ingenye yezinto ezidonse amehlo ngalobu busuku. Iklanywe umsiki wengqephu waseKapa u-Andile Makaula.

Ukuqina kokutshalwa kwezimali kuShaka Ilembe kuwuphawu oluhle lokukholwa kanye nomnyakazo webhizinisi owenziwe ngabakwa-MultiChoice. Kuvula indlela yokuchayeka emhlabeni wonke kanye nokudlala izindima ezingafani nezemidlalo ejwayelekile.

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