• Thursday, 13 June 2024
Sarah Hassan, Njoro Wa Uba Win Big At 2021 Kalasha Awards

Sarah Hassan, Njoro Wa Uba Win Big At 2021 Kalasha Awards

Kenyan actress Sarah Hassan was the biggest winner at the 2021 Kalasha awards held at a Nairobi hotel on Saturday.

The actress, who also recently took on the role of director and producer, won the coveted Best Actress award in two categories and her film ‘Just in Time’ scooped the Best Feature Film.

Hassan won Best Lead Actress for her film ‘Just in Time’ and Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama for ‘Crime and Justice.’

The award for Best Lead Actor in a film went to Mawuli Gavor, for Sarah Hassan’s film ‘Just in Time.’

Other entertainers who won big in the coveted event were Joe Kinyua in Njoro wa Uba for Best Lead Actor in a TV drama, while the series also scooped the Best TV Drama award.

Catherine Kamau won in the category for Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Kutu’ and Best Supporting Actor John Ndegwa for ‘Kutu’ as well.

Below is the full list of 2021 Kalasha International Awards winners:

Best Lead Actor in a Film: Mawuli Gavor in Just in Time

Best Lead Actress in a Film: Sarah Hassan in Just in Time

Best Supporting Actor in a Film: John Ndegwa in Kutu

Best Supporting Actress in a Film: Catherine Kamau in Kutu

Best Sound Designer: Kelvin Osoo in House of Secrets

Best Original Score: Karanja Kiarie in Crossroads

Best Documentary: Kesho Pia Ni Siku by Ngendo Mukii

Best Editor: Faith Musembi in Tales of the Accidental City

Best Lighting Technician: Walter Odhiambo in Adisa

Best Special Effects: Philip Kesenwa and Paul Jackton in Mission to Rescue

Best Original Screenplay: Dennis Humprey in Fikirini

Best Feature Film: Just in Time by Sarah Hassan and Dolabo Adelele

Best Director of Photography: Ryan Tenga in Teleport

Best Short Film: Kutu by Peter Wangugi

Best Local Language Film: Fikirini by Dennis Humphrey

Best Director: Michelle Donde and Steph Sevani in House of Secrets

Best Production Designer: Harrison Mutinda in Mission to Rescue

Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama: Joe Kinywa (Njoro) in Njoro wa Uba

Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama: Sarah Hassan (Detective Makena) in Crime and Justice

Kituo Halisi Award: KU TV

Best Performance in a TV Comedy: Frank Kimani (Mr Wang’ombe) in Varshita

Best TV Drama: Njoro wa Uba by Lucy Mwangi

Best Host in a TV Show: Abigael Wariaga (Captain Abby) in Bururi wa Ciana

Best TV Advertisement: Copia

Best Animation: Mondays and Fridays by Shawn Mwendwa

Best Kids Production: Bururi wa Ciana by Susan Njoki

Best International Award (Eastern Africa): Egna (Ethiopia) by Yoseph Baye

Best Feature by a Student: House of Secrets (USIU) by USIU Africa

Best Documentary by a Student: Beautiful Eyes by Kelvin Muriithi

Best TV Comedy: The XYZ Show by King Muriuki

Best Lifetime Achiever: Judy Kibinge

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