Churchill show comedian MCA Tricky and Churchill Raw’s MC Jessy were among the winners in the just concluded 8th edition of the Kalasha International awards held during the weekend.
The pair won best performance in TV comedy and Best host in a TV show respectively in the Television category while Brenda Wairimu and Pascal Tokodi took home the best lead actress in the film category for her role in the film Subira, as Tokodi won the best supporting actor award for featuring in the movie Disconnect.
Congratulations to the cast & crew of @SubiraFeature for bagging Best Film at the #KalashaAwards last night. I'm happy to see the growth of Kalasha and I hope CS Joe @Mucheru empowers the local film industry to produce content for a global audience. @ckfoot @OliverLitondo pic.twitter.com/Jqc5dkR9g7
— Hon. Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) November 25, 2018
The event was held at Safari Park hotel and saw a number of government officials and politicians attend.
Among those who attended include: Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru, principal secretaries Fatuma Hirsi and Jerome Ochieng, and officials from the French embassy attended the function.
Kalasha is fake, I repeat again, Kalasha is fake! Speaking my mind! So a movie/show that hasn't premiered won an award? 😂😂😂😂😂
— Eric Manyikah (@EManyikah) November 26, 2018
Others included actors Charles Bukeko (Papa Shirandula), Mary Khavere (Mama Kayai), Lucy Wangui and Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris.
Here are the winners:
— Mark Musumba™ (@Sir_Musumba) November 25, 2018
Best Lead Actor – Johnson Chege, Supa Modo
Best Lead Actress – Brenda Wairimu, Subira
Best Director – Rayneet Sippy Chanda, Subira
Best Supporting Actor – Pascal Tokodi, Disconnect
Best Supporting Actress – Marianne Nungo, Supa Modo
Best Director of Photography – Andrew Mageto, Disconnect
Best Editor – Roselida Tabu and Terry Kelly, Subira
Best Sound Design – Eric Musyoka, Disconnect
Best Lighting – Saul Ogada, Subira
Best Special Effects – Stephen Mwangudza, Ramah potter
Best Production Designer – Neha Manoj Shah, Supa Modo
Best Animation Production – Brian K. Tarus, Isolated
Best Diaspora Production – The Silent Battle, Samuel Oluoko
Best Documentary – Thank you for the Rain, Emily Wanja
Best Documentary by a student – No means No, Bobby Owuor
Best Student Film – White Feature, Martin Okello
Best Feature Film – Subira
Best Short Film – Poacher, Davina Leonard
Best Local Language Film – World Tofauti, Kang’ethe Mungai
Best Original Score – Hart The Band, World Tofauti
Best Original Screen Play – Supa Modo
Life Achievement Award – Njeri Karago
Congratulations Bobby on your success during the Kalasha 2018 Awards- Best Student Documentary.
— Riara University (@RiaraUniversity) November 25, 2018
Best Lead Actor TV Drama – Eddie Peter, My Two wives
Best Lead Actress TV Drama – Diana Mulwa, My two wives.
Best Performance TV comedy – MCA Tricky, Churchill Show
Best Programming Code – K24 TV
Best Host TV show – Emcee Jessy, Churchill Raw
Best TV Drama – Selina, Reuben Odanga
Best TV show – Churchill Raw
Best TV Comedy – The Real Househelps of Kawangware
Best TV advertisement – Modern Coast, Life is a journey
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