The list of nominees for the 11th Edition of the Kalasha International Film and TV awards (2021) is out and actress Sarah Hassan is leading with three nominations.
Sarah Hassan dominates list of nominees for Kalasha Awards 2021 [Full List]
Sarah Hassan, Eugene Mbugua & Rueben Odanga top this year's list of nominees
The award-winning actress has been nominated for Best Lead actress in a Film, Best Lead Actress in a TV drama (Crime and Justice) and Best Feature Film (Just in Time).
Kenya’s renowned creative powerhouse, Eugene Mbugua, has two nominations under the Best Documentary category for This Love and Sol Family.
TV Producer and Director Rueben Odanga has also entered two of his films in this year’s Kalasha Awards. TV drama Selina has been nominated in the Best TV Drama category while his upcoming romantic drama feature film Nasfi, has been picked for the Best Feature Film category.
Hassan will be battling for the Best Lead Actress in a Film title against Davilla, Wakio Mzenge, Tabitha Wambui and Kanini Edith, while the male category has: Mawuli Gavor, Eddy Kimani, Addalla, Ahmed, Erick Mutura and Jackiss Jacques Onyango.
Actress Catherine Kamau alias Kate-Actress has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress in a Film alongside Stycie Wanjiru, Keziah Mugure, Mwanaharusi Mgeni and Pierra Makena.
The Kalasha International Film and TV Awards was launched 10 years ago and is held annually to recognize filmmakers in Kenya.
The unveiling of the nominees sets the stage for public voting which is scheduled to open on November 3, 2021 and close on December 3, 2021, after which the awards ceremony will take place on December 10, 2021.
Here is the full list of nominees
Best Lead Actor in a Film
Mawuli Gavor - Just in Time
eddy kimani - Tales of the Accidental City
Abdalla Ahmed - Fikirini
Erick Mutura - Mwanga
Jackiss Jacques Onyango - Teleport 2
Best Lead Actress in a Film
Sarah hassan - Just in Time
Davilla - Teleport 2
Wakio Mzenge - Tales of the Accidental City
Tabitha Wambui - Thinner Blood
Kanini Edith - House of Secrets
Best Supporting Actor in a Film
Adam Hussein - Fikirini
Warsame Abdi - Mission to Rescue
John Ndegwa - Kutu
Raphael Karekei - Mwanga
Dancun Ochieng - Bangarang
Best Supporting Actress in a Film
Stycie Wanjiru - Just in Time
Keziah Mugure - Thinner Blood
Catherine Kamau - Kutu
Mwanaharusi Mgeni - Fikirini
Pierra Makena - Just in Time
Tales of the Accidental City - Faith Musembi
Mwanga - David Waronja
Just in Time - Dolapo Adeleke
Kutu - Peter Gitau Wangugi
Joy's Garden - Franki Ashiruka
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