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.
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
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)