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Jiva!(TV show/series, 2021-)

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| 41min per episode | Genre: Drama

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 5 episodes

Jiva!Rating: 3.9/5 (with 9 votes) 631
Jiva! (stylized as JIVA!) is a South African drama television series created by Busisiwe Ntintili and Bakang Sebatjane and directed by Scottnes L. Smith and Mandla Dube. The series premiered on Netflix on June 24, 2021. ()
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About Jiva!

JIVA! is a fun and energy-packed drama series that follows the life of the talented street dancer Ntombi, who while juggling the demands of a dead end job, family responsibility and a rocky love life realises that her dance moves could be her ticket out of her working class neighbourhood in Durban. But first, she must overcome her fears, beat her rivals and sort out the chaos that is her family.

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JIVA! | Official Trailer | Netflix(Trailer, 2:11)

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Jiva! Seasons and Episodes

06/24/2021Season 1 - 5 episodes
#1 | 06/24/2021Dala What You Must
In Umlazi, Ntombi is torn between family duties and her dream of winning the Jiva Loxion dance competition. Will past tragedy stand in her way?
#2 | 06/24/2021The Trollies
After bringing two frenemies on board, Ntombi struggles to complete her dance crew. Political scandal threatens to upend Vuyiswa's cushy lifestyle.
#3 | 06/24/2021Flash Round
Vuyiswa's flakiness starts to get on Ntombi's nerves. Later at the club, the Trollies must impress the judges during a flash round — or be eliminated.
#4 | 06/24/2021Fix Your Crown
Ntombi wrestles with guilt over her mom's accident. Short of options, Vuvu calls on an old friend. Nathi tries to smooth things over with Ntombi.
#5 | 06/24/2021Fetch Your Life
Ntombi connects with Bheki, while Menzi surprises Vuvu. With the best pantsulas and bhengas on display at the finals, can the Trollies hold their own?

Additional Information

Production country: South Africa
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 13 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 06/24/2021
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"¡Baila!"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:48197, Added: 06/24/2021, Last updated: 09/16/2021