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Unforgettable Songs that made Zimbabwean TV Series

Made by Kuda (MADE IN ZWE), a gift to Plot Mhako and the earGROUND vision.

Unforgettable Songs that made Zimbabwean TV Series

In the realm of Zimbabwean drama series, there exists a captivating phenomenon — certain songs possess a remarkable ability to transport us back to the very essence of the shows they were featured in. These melodies intertwine with the narrative, becoming an inseparable part of the drama’s identity. Today, we embark on a melodic journey as we explore some of the most popular songs that have graced Zimbabwean local dramas, films, and programs, leaving an indelible mark on our hearts and minds.

By Timothy Kuhamba


TV producers hold a significant responsibility in promoting music through their careful selection of soundtracks and their skillful incorporation of music into their programs. They understand the profound impact that music has in creating emotional connections and enhancing the overall viewing experience. With their astute awareness of music’s power, these producers have masterfully utilized it as a tool to captivate audiences and infuse their shows with a heightened sense of depth and resonance.


In some instances, original songs are tailor-made for specific drama series, exemplifying the close collaboration between producers and musicians. These songs, such as “Neria” for the film “Neria”, “Studio 263” for the soap “Studio 263”,and “Wenera” for the drama series “Wenera,” are crafted specifically to complement and enhance the narratives of the respective productions. They become an integral part of the storytelling, resonating deeply with viewers and leaving a lasting impression.

Let’s take a closer look at some of these remarkable songs that have become synonymous with beloved Zimbabwean dramas:


• “Uya Uzoona” by Stella Chiweshe – Featured in the drama series “Gringo.”
• “Nyararai kuchema” by Sungura Boys – The theme song of “Zviri mudendere.”
• “We are growing” by Margaret Singana (South African) – The theme song of “Kukhulwa kokuphela.”
• “Mhepo inovhuvhuta” by Zex Manatsa – The theme song of “Mutirowafanza.”
• “Mugove” by Leonard Zhakata – The theme song of “Paraffin.”
• “Vana vanokosha” by Jonathan Wutawashe – The theme song of “Chiri mumusaka saka chinozvinzwira.”
• “Pahukama” by Marshall Munhumumwe – The theme song of “Pfuma: yenhaka.”
• “Baba namai” by Tobias Areketa – The theme song of “Hupenyu mutoro.”
• “Studio 263” by David Chifunyise – The theme song of “Studio 263.”
• “Wenera” by DJ Lumbo and Tapiwa Masara – The theme song of “Wenera.”
• “Mai Chisamba ” by Luis Mhlanga – The theme song of “Distant Lover.”

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These are just a few examples of the incredible synergy between TV producers and musicians, resulting in unforgettable theme songs that have left an enduring impact on Zimbabwean television.

Earground Africa express sincere appreciation to esteemed producers such as Dorothy Chidzawo, Ramious Musasa, Arnold Shoko, Agnes Kuda Gwatiringa, Godwin Mawuru, Raisedon Baya, Cont Mhlanga, Dorothy Meck, Aaron Chiundura Moyo, Enock Chihombori, Shem Zemura, Eddie Ndhlovu, Joe Njagu, Blessing Gatsi, and Dave Guzha, among others, for their invaluable contributions to promoting local music and enriching the viewing experience.



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Made by Kuda (MADE IN ZWE)
A gift to Plot Mhako and the earGROUND vision.
Truly, for the culture.

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