Johannesburg’s Mayfair suburb goes international in new movie

5 October 2018



This much-awaited movie, ‘Mayfair’ showcases the seedy heart of the criminal underworld world along with the vibrant and colorful sights of Johannesburg.

Due for release in South Africa on 26 October 2018, Mayfair has been officially selected for the 62nd BFI London Film Festival, which takes place from 10 to 21 October 2018.

Zaid (Ronak Patani), an international aid worker, is based in East Africa. After an altercation that results in him being fired, he returns home to Mayfair, Johannesburg – a suburb that was once defined as ‘Indian’ by the architects of Apartheid – but has since become a melting pot of immigrants from across the continent

Mayfair is a story of Zaid, a son who must break the rules to save his family (and their criminal empire) when his overbearing father falters.

Read the full article and watch the trailer for the film on Indian Spice here.