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Mtumishi opens up on why he quit working with Mchungaji after leaving Churchill Show

The pair were among Churchill Show's brightest stars known for their unique chemistry, and the ability to effortlessly make crowds erupt into laughter

Mchungaji and Mtumishi

In an industry where partnerships often lead to legendary performances, the dissolution of a dynamic duo can leave fans both curious and nostalgic.

This was the case for fans of the Kenyan comedy scene when Gilbert Wanyonyi, famously known as Mtumishi, and his stage partner, Mchungaji, decided to part ways after their successful stint on the 'Churchill Show.'

The show, a staple in Kenyan entertainment, has been a launching pad for numerous comedians, and the pair were among its brightest stars, known for their impeccable timing, unique chemistry, and the ability to effortlessly make crowds erupt into laughter.

In a candid interview with Trudy Kitui, Mtumishi opened up about the reasons behind the separation from Mchungaji.

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The core of their parting, as he articulated, lies in the natural evolution of personal and professional growth. Over the years, their ambitions diverged, leading them to pursue individual paths.

"Growth comes and you have to accept growth, years come and my race is not his and his is not mine but if you need the two of us you can have the two of us," Mtumishi explained, highlighting the amicable nature of their separation.

Mtumishi further spoke about his journey of rebranding and pursuing his dreams independently.

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The comedian declined to speak about what his comedy partner was into while he revealed he was leading a show dubbed 'The Amazing Show' where he seeks to tap new and upcoming talent.

Regarding the major revelation that he made in 2023 about his strained relationship with his mother, Mtumishi said he was now good with his parents but did not delve deeper into the details of their relationship as of now.

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