Showmax Unveils Nigerian Original Reality Series “Sadau Sisters” Starring Rahama Sadau
Showmax, the streaming platform, is set to launch its latest Nigerian Original reality TV series, “Sadau Sisters,” starring renowned Nollywood actress Rahama Sadau and her three sisters: Aisha, Fatima, and Zainab. The 13-episode series is scheduled to premiere exclusively on Showmax on Feb.12, 2024
“Sadau Sisters” delves into the lives of the Sadau siblings, offering viewers an intimate look at Rahama, an award-winning actress who has often found herself amidst controversy; Zainab, a rising star and accomplished baker-restaurateur; Aisha, the family’s peacemaker, and a skilled makeup artist; and Fatima, the youngest sister pursuing a career in fashion modeling.
As the series unfolds, the sisters navigate the complexities of sisterhood, discovering intriguing aspects about each other while addressing family traumas and controversies in pursuit of healing.
Rahama Sadau, known for her versatility as an actress, model, producer, and media personality, gained prominence in the Hausa-language movie industry, Kannywood, in 2013. With appearances in both Hausa and English-language films and series, including projects like “Sons of the Caliphate,” “MTV Shuga,” and “Up North,” Rahama has become a respected figure in the entertainment industry.
Expressing her excitement about the show, Rahama, who is also the executive producer, stated, “I am thrilled to be doing this show, and even more so with my sisters who are simply my favorite people in the world. This show presents a unique opportunity for me to share a more personal side of my life with viewers and my fans.”
Set against the backdrop of strong religious and cultural beliefs, the debut season of “Sadau Sisters” follows the siblings as they reunite in a new home and city, uncovering family secrets along the way. Each episode promises to take viewers on a captivating journey through the personal lives of these young, northern Nigerian women as they navigate the challenges of fame, family, and everything in between.
“Sadau Sisters” is a highlight of Showmax’s content lineup, set to be released with the relaunch of the Showmax app on Feb.9, 2024.
The streaming platform has curated an exciting array of content, including the highly anticipated second season of AMVCA-nominated “Flawsome,” the romantic comedy “The Counsellor,” and the documentary “Freemen” exploring the celebrated Igbo Apprenticeship System.
After the premiere of “Sadau Sisters” on Feb. 12, 2024, on Showmax, subsequent episodes will air every Tuesday.
Check out the trailer here