Jiva (stylized as JIVA!) is a South African drama television series directed by Scottnes L. Smith and Busisiwe Ntintili and developed by Busisiwe Ntintili and Bakang Sebatjane. On June 24, 2021, Netflix launched the series.
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Jiva Netflix Release Date
On June 24, 2021, Netflix launched the series.
While juggling the rigors of a dead end career, family responsibilities, and a tumultuous love life, a brilliant street dancer suffers. She understands that her skills could be the way out of her Durban working-class area when she discovers a dance competition with a $1,000 prize. But first, she must face her anxieties, defeat her foes, and sort out her family’s mess.
Jiva Netflix cast
- Noxolo Dlamini as Ntombi
- Candice Modiselle as Vuyiswa
- Sne Mbatha as Zinhle
- Stella Dlangalala as Lady E
- Zazi Kunene as Nolwazi
- Ntuthuzelo Grootboom as Makhekhe “Nathi“
- Given Stuurman as Samukelo “Samu“
- Tony Kgoroge as Bra Zo
- Anga Makubalo as DJ Sika
- Sibulele Gcilitshana as Thuleleni
- Zamani Mbath as Bheki
- Kagiso Modupe as Menz
Jiva Netflix Season 1
1 “Dala What You Must”
- Ntombi is divided between her responsibilities as a mother and her desire to win the Jiva Loxion dancing competition in Umlazi. Will she be stymied by a past tragedy?
2 “The Trollies”
- Ntombi struggles to complete her dance squad after bringing on two frenemies. Vuyiswa’s comfortable lifestyle is threatened by a political scandal.
3 “Flash Round”
- Vuyiswa’s snobbishness begins to irritate Ntombi. The Trollies must wow the judges during a flash round later at the club, or they will be eliminated.
4 “Fix Your Crown”
- Ntombi is torn between guilt and grief over her mother’s death. When Vuvu runs out of choices, he turns to an old buddy. Nathi tries to make amends with Ntombi.
5 “Fetch Your Life”
- Menzi surprised Vuvu, while Ntombi unites with Bheki. Can the Trollies compete with the best pantsulas and bhengas on exhibit at the finals?
Jiva Netflix Season 2
The next season will have ten episodes. They will be available on Netflix shortly after their debut. The first episode will air on June 23, 2022.