Brenda Wairimu, Pascal Tokodi win big at Kalasha awards

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By Annette Amondi

Actress Brenda Wairimu, her co star Pascal Tokodi and comedians MCA Tricky and Mc Jessy are the biggest winners at the just concluded Kalasha awards.

Brenda Wairimu scooped the best lead actress in the film category for her role in the film Subira, as Pascal Tokodi won the best supporting actor award, for featuring in the movie Disconnect.

Churchill show comedian MCA Tricky and Churchill Raw’s MC Jessy won best performance in TV comedy and Best host in a TV show respectively, in the Television category.

Other winners are:


Best Lead Actor – Johnson Chege, Supa Modo

Best Lead Actress – Brenda Wairimu, Subira

Best Director – Rayneet Sippy Chanda, Subira

Best Supporting Actor – Pascal Tokodi, Disconnect

Best Supporting Actress – Marianne Nungo, Supa Modo

Best Director of Photography – Andrew Mageto, Disconnect

Best Editor – Roselida Tabu and Terry Kelly, Subira

Best Sound Design – Eric Musyoka, Disconnect

Best Lighting – Saul Ogada, Subira

Best Special Effects – Stephen Mwangudza, Ramah potter

Best Production Designer – Neha Manoj Shah, Supa Modo

Best Animation Production – Brian K. Tarus, Isolated

Best Diaspora Production – The Silent Battle, Samuel Oluoko

Best Documentary – Thank you for the Rain, Emily Wanja

Best Documentary by a student – No means No, Bobby Owuor

Best Student Film – White Feature, Martin Okello

Best Feature Film – Subira

Best Short Film – Poacher, Davina Leonard

Best Local Language Film – World Tofauti, Kang’ethe Mungai

Best Original Score – Hart The Band, World Tofauti

Best Original Screen Play – Supa Modo

Life Achievement Award – Njeri Karago