It was all glitz at the 2018 Kalasha Awards held at Safaripark Hotel. Top industry leaders, celebrities and government officials put their best foot forward to celebrate the local film industry and support their favs.

It was a double win for Churchill show which bagged the Best performance in TV comedy and Best host on TV through comedian MCA Tricky and MC Jessy respectively.

Talented actress Brenda Wairimu won the Best Lead Actress in the film category  for her exemplary role in the film Subira, while heart throb Pascal Tokodi took the Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the movie, Disconnect.

The emcees for the evening were Amina Abdi and Jeff Koinange.

Below is a list of all the winners.

FILM
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

TELEVISION
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

Kituo Halisi Award (Local Content) – Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC)