At Tropika, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new and exciting celebrity quiz show – Tropika Smoooth Fan. The show is a fun and electrifying search for the smooothest fans of some of South Africa’s biggest celebrities, and their roles on the show will be to put their skills and celeb-knowledge to the test in the hopes of making it to the finale for a chance to win R250000 cash and a car!
Filmed and aired live, each episode will be dedicated to a particular celebrity and will feature four die-hard fans as they compete in various interactive games in the hopes of being crowned ‘The Smooothest Fan’. Each episode will be split into three parts and will contain a series of questions that relate either to the celebrity’s personal life or to their professional career. Contestants need to prove that they are the celebrity’s smooothest fan by answering the various trivia questions in the fastest time possible. The show will uncover some fun facts about some of Mzansi’s biggest celebrities while giving viewers at home an inside look into their crazy lives! Each of the celebrities’ smooothest fans will make it to the final episode, where two contestants will go head-to-head in the final to win R250 000 cash and a Honda Amaze!
To stand a chance of becoming a contestant on the show, simply buy a Smoooth Fan-branded Tropika at your nearest store and follow the instructions on-pack for your chance to prove that you’re the smooothest fan on live television. Those who don’t make it through to the TV show still stand to win their share of incredible instant prizes such as airtime, cash and home appliance vouchers.
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Letoya Makhene is an actress, singer and TV personality who has shot to fame over the past few years. Letoya’s career started at a very young age as a presenter on various youth-orientated TV shows including YoTV, and her presenting career got a boost after she became a co-host on the second season of Idols South Africa and appeared in popular soapies like Isidingo and Generations. Today, Letoya plays Tshidi on the hit show Generations: The Legacy.
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Jeannie D is an incredibly talented television personality best known for her presenting gigs on SABC 3’s popular Top Billing, Top Travel and Afternoon Express. Jeannie also has a popular stint as a radio host on Good Hope FM and has become a seasoned MC at major corporate events around the country. She truly understands what it takes to be a great presenter and her ability to connect with her audiences has made her one of the experts in her craft.
Khaya Dladla is an actor, presenter and entrepreneur who shot to superstardom thanks to his role on the popular SABC 1 drama ‘Uzalo’. The star’s passion for entertainment started during his early years after his parents used to send him to drama class. The star enjoyed all facets of performance and later became a backing vocalist for musicians such as Hugh Masikela and Thandiswa Mazwai.
Somizi is a popular choreographer, reality show judge, radio personality and TV presenter. He made a name for himself as a choreographer by taking on massive projects like Miss South Africa and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. His bubbly, larger-than-life personality and his remarkable body of work on and off the camera make Somizi one of the most impressive TV presenters and reality stars in the country.