Maria Marais is the love interest of PK from the 1992 film, The Power of One. She is the daughter of a leading national party offical leader. She first meets PK after PK attended a boxing championship. She and PK began dating in secret. Her father forbids her to date PK, but Maria runs away and Maria assists PK. However, the SAP led by Jaapie Botha attacks and Maria is killed as PK becomes mad with grief. She is portrayed by Fay Masterson.