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'Savage Beauty': 5 things you need to know about Netflix African drama

The series revolves around a woman who has entered the life of an ultra-rich couple and plans to ruin their life
Official poster of 'Savage Beauty' (Netflix)
Official poster of 'Savage Beauty' (Netflix)

Netflix has become the world’s leading streaming service because of investing in content that appeals to a global audience. That’s why we see a lot of projects coming out from several parts of the globe and the streaming platform is in no mood to stop. Netflix is set to expand its international catalog with the upcoming African series ‘Savage Beauty’.

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Coming back to ‘Savage Beauty’, the African show revolves around a model named Zinhle Manzini (Rosemary Zimu) who is announced the face of the beauty brand, Benghu Beauty. Don and Grace Benghu, owners of the legendary cosmetics brand, bring in Zinhle to live in their extraordinary mansion. She slowly becomes a part of the family, however, no one knows that Zinhle has a secret of her own.  Will she destroy the company? Or the owners will get to know her real identity? The answer to those burning questions will be given when ‘Savage Beauty’ arrives on Netflix.

Here’s what we know about the upcoming series.

Key Art of 'Savage Beauty' (Netflix)

When does ‘Savage Beauty’ release and where can you watch it?

The African series will be premiering exclusively on Netflix on Thursday, May 12. According to the Netflix Press site, the show will be available for streaming at 3:01 am EST. Viewers can watch the series by subscribing to Netflix and can download the app from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

What is ‘Savage Beauty’ all about?

The official synopsis reads, “Fifteen years ago, Don and Grace Bhengu tested a toxic product on a group of children living on the streets. Now one of the two survivors, Zinhle Manzini, returns to seek revenge. Zinhle becomes the invisible force that exposes family secrets, leading the Bhengus down a path of destruction. But innocent people get hurt along the way, while Zinhle’s own darkness threatens to consume her. Zinhle has to decide whether she wants justice or pure, cold revenge.”

Who stars in the Netflix series?

Rosemary Zimu, the renowned singer, will be playing the role of Zinhle Manzini in the show. It also stars Dumisani Mbebe and Nthati Moshesh as the secretive Don and Grace Benghu.

Rosemary Zimu

Zimu started appearing on TV shows when she was really young and was cast in several projects such as ‘Scandal’, ‘Generations’, and ‘Isidingo’. She achieved a lot of success through singing as well and gave so many hits.


Other actors to feature in the show include Angela Sithole, Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, Jesse Suntele and Oros Mampofu.


The series is created and written by Lebogang Mogashoa.


You can watch the trailer here.