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

Actress Sarah Hassan

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.

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

FILM CATEGORY

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

Best Editor

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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