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Running Time: 45 Minutes Episode

Format: Series


Is’phindiselo is a riveting one-hour drama loosely based on the story of “The Count of Monte Cristo” the novel by French author Alexandre Dumas, which tells the story of a young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," who escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. Re-imagining the story in Johannesburg against the backdrop of a corrupt construction company, Is’phindiselo deals with the themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness. This is the story of a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, is trained by a ruthless mentor, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and sets about taking revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. In addition, it is a story that involves romance, loyalty, betrayal and selfishness as the characters slowly reveal their true inner nature.


Warren Masemola, Baby Cele, Zamani Mbatha, Lindani Nkosi, Siyabonga Sepotokele

Directors & Producers

Luke Rous | RHI Productions

Lwazi Mvusi, Joshua Rous, Quentin Krog

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