DJ Tira Is Set to Make His Television Debut On A Drama Series
Written by Brooklyn Masuku on 11 October, 2023
DJ Tira, who is well known as a musician and entrepreneur is also exploring other avenues that the entertainment industry has to offer. A few months back he made his debut as an actor, with a cameo role in Muvhango. His role in the SABC2 drama was just to give Vhutshilo Mukwevho an opportunity of a lifetime. He paid the young man a visit at MMC to chat about his future. This gesture came after he got Vutshilo’s mix tape, which impressed him big time.
Well, it seems as if Tira’s acting also impressed the big shots. He has been scooped by another production, to showcase his talent. Tira will appear in Smoke & Mirrors an e.tv drama that began airing this April, replacing Imbewu. He has not said much about his role, but one thing for sure, it’s al excitement around the set.
The story on the show is written around him and involves Dudu’s shenanigans with Magolide. After stealing Mamiki’s boyfriend, she has now also taken her business idea. And to rub salt into her wound, she decides to host a launch party for her production, with the DJ hired on the ones and Twos being the one and only DJ Tira.
Smoke & Mirrors is set in the landscape of a small mining town called Emnyameni. Here, we come to learn that the story lives up to its name- nothing and no one is truly as they seem. Introducing the character of Thandiswa, a hairdresser by day, an escort by night, and a girl on a mission to rid the town of “The Unholy Trinity”, the group of morally corrupt men who run Emnyameni.
The drama boast a talented cast among them, Charmaine Mtinta, Meshack Mavuso, Lusanda Mbane, Zoliza Xaluva, Kabomo Vilakazi, Siyabonga Raymond Sepotokela, Zinhle Mabena and JT Medupe.
He is no stranger to the world of acting as this is not the DJ’s first acting stint. A few years ago, Tira made a cameo appearance on Muvhango playing himself. His role was just to give Vhutshilo Mukwevho the opportunity of a lifetime. He paid the young man a visit at MMC to chat about his future. This came after he got Vutshilo’s mix tape, which impressed him big time. Smoke & Mirrors premiered on 17 April and is produced by The Final Chapter Production, which replaced Imbewu.
The show introduced Thandiswa, a hairdresser by day, an escort by night, and a girl on a mission to rid the town of “The Unholy Trinity”, the group of morally corrupt men who run Emnyameni, a mining town. The area is controlled by powerful men. A determined mother-of-one sets out on a journey to unearth the evil done by “The Unholy Trinity.” Tebogo’s version is a 13-part series set in a mining town. It tells the story of a royal family and their celebrity couple friends. Some of the cast members on Tebogo’s version include Pastor Chichi, Keabetswe Mashugane, Lasizwe Dambuza, and Motshabi Tyelele to name a few.