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Tanya Maniktala and Mahira Kakkar in A Suitable Boy.
Tanya Maniktala and Mahira Kakkar in A Suitable Boy.
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See South African actor Carel Nel as Abraham Lincoln in the series Grant, travel to 1950s India with a charming series about friendship, and watch an award-winning local film in cinemas. Here's what Channel24's Film and TV Editor, Leandra Engelbrecht suggests you watch this week.

SOUTH AFRICAN ACTOR STEPS INTO THE SHOES OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT

Years before Carel Nel would get the role of Abraham Lincoln, his mother noticed his resemblance to the 16th president of the United States. Her words rang in his head when he auditioned for the character for the documentary series, Grant.

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