On June 24, 2021, Netflix released the highly anticipated African Original series called “JIVA” on their official platform to entertain the public and after its release, it received an incredible response from both the fans and critics because of its great storyline and also because of the excellent portrayal of the lead roles. After all the episodes were released on the OTT platform, the series has finally come to an end, but the ending was somewhat complicated and for many viewers it was difficult to understand what exactly happened in the last episode of this series.
The genre of this series is dance and drama and was created and directed under the direction of Mmambatho Montsho, Mandle Dube and Scottnes L. Smith. Meanwhile, the series is being produced under the Blue ICe Africa production banner and consists of a total of 5 episodes. The running time of each episode is approximately 26 to 50 minutes and was originally released in English. Well, this isn’t the first time the OTT platform has released an African Original series, but rather, “JIVA”, Netflix released “Queen Sono”.
The story of “JIVA” revolves around a talented street dancer named, whose whole life is complete until one day about the 5th JIVA Loxion dance competition, she finds a hefty sum of money. She has a hard time meeting the final needs of her demanding job, she also takes care of her whole family, while her love life is also a complete mess, but above all she has no time to chase her dream. Therefore, she decides to participate in the dance competition, which will change her life forever.
JIVA Season 1: Final Episode 5 Explained
The title of the 5th episode was “Fetch your Life”. In this episode, we saw that Nolwazi, Lady E, Vuyiswa and Zinhle moved to another place so they could do some dance practice. They needed a spacious place for their dance practice, so Zo took them to one of the places, but when they saw that place, they seemed completely disappointed, because the place was quite messy and dirty. However, Zo encouraged them to clean that place so that they can do their dance practice.
In the previous episode, we saw that Ntombi left the team to earn money for her family and so she decides to find a suitable job for herself to meet the final needs of her family. In the last episode we saw Ntombi meet DJ Sika, the owner of a music booth. She took him to the place where her father went to Ntombi in his childhood and later she reveals to him that she is the daughter of Jabu Xaba.
After knowing Ntombi’s identity, Xaba was quite shocked as he could not believe that Natobi is the daughter of the legend and his mentor. In the 5th episode, we saw DJ Sika and Ntombi sharing a passionate kiss, while Natombi once started working in the Marine World. After successfully cleaning the place, they planned to bring Ntombi back into their team because without her, “The Trollies” were incomplete. They went to the place where Ntombi works and started dancing crazy.
Ntombi got quite emotional and eventually she gave in to her passion and left her job forever so she can pursue her dream. They all quickly rushed to the venue, where the completion was underway and when they went, they set the stage on fire and eventually won the “Jiva Loxion Dance Competition”. Finally, Ntombi made her family proud and also managed to live a life she had always dreamed of. This is everything that happened in the fifth and final episode of “JIVA Season 1”. Stay tuned with us.