The 9th edition of the prestigious Kalasha awards went down in style on Saturday (30 November 2019) at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.
The event brought Kenya’s finest actors under one roof to celebrate and recognize top talent that continue to grace TV screens locally and globally.
A total of 170 nominees who were selected from a pool of 959 entries were eyeing prizes in the 32 different categories and turned out in style, ready for the night.
Pascal Tokodi walked away with the Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama while Nyce Wanjeri took the Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama. Amina Abdi Rabar was voted Best Host in TV Show while Sarah Hassan scooped the Best Lead Actress award.
Below is the full list of winners that at the awards that was sponsored by Kenya Film Commission and the digital Television Company, StarTimes among others.
Best Lead Actor: George Mo- Lost in Time
Best Lead Actress: Sarah Hassan
Best Supporting Actress: Neomi Ng’ang’a
Best Sound Designer: Karanja Kiarie
Best Original Score: Cathy Matete- What’s On Your Mind
Best Editor: John Onyamo & Kenji Gathecha- The Whistle Blower
Best Lighting Technician: Walter Odhiambo- Plan B
Best Special Effects: Willis Wanyiri- Kitambo
Best Original Screenplay: Edijoe Mwaniki-Lost In Time
Best Feature: Lost In Time- Andrew Odera
Best Director of Photography: Abdi Shuria- The Whistle Blower
Best Documentary: My Cancer Story- Uncensored Mtaani- Elijah Kanyi, Africa Uncensored
Best Short Film: The Whistle Blower
Best Local Language Film: Jonarobi
Best Production Designer: Ensulo
Best Director: Peter Kawa- Lost In Time
Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama: Pascal Tokodi
Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama: Nyce Wanjeri
Best Performance in a TV Comedy: Kazungu Fahamu
Best Host in TV Show: Amina Abdi Rabar- The Turn Up
Best TV Documentary: Disappearing Spots
Best TV Reality: Our Perfect Wedding
Best TV Comedy: Nyanya Rukia- Maisha Magic
Best TV Drama: Selina- Maisha Magic
Best TV Advertisement: The Selfie- Acnes Creamy Wash
Best E Sport: Africa E Sports Championship- Kenya Nationals
Best Student Short Film: Unbalanced- USIU
Best Film Feature by a Student: Jiji- Kenyatta University
Best Documentary by a Student: This Is Us
Kituo Halisi: KU TV Kenya
Lifetime Achievement Award: Francis Ouma
Best Animation Production: XYZ Show
Gaming: Mzito- George Odongo