Kati Kati and Sue & Jonnie among winners in the Kalasha Awards 2017

Kenya Film Commission Chair Chris Foot at the Kalasha Awards 2017
Shares

The Kalasha Awards 2017 last night awarded the best in Kenyan TV and film at a gala event hosted at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi.

Among the winners of the night was the feature film Kati Kati which scooped 6 awards, including the Best Feature Film award. TV drama Sue & Jonnie also scooped three awards.

Below is the full list of Kalasha Awards 2017 winners.

Best Comedy

  • Hullaballoo Estate – Winner
  • Arnold and Bundi
  • Waliobaki
  • Urembo

Best Performance In A Comedy

  • Jela 5 star – Bilal Wanjau – Winner
  • Mshamba – James Chanji
  • Waliobaki – Fevan Abraham
  • Junior – Jamal Nasoor

Best TV Host

  • Teddy Muthusi – Lion’s Den – Winner
  • Neomi Ng’ang’a – Sema Nami
  • Keff Joinange – XYZ SHOW
  • Mary Mwikali – Life & Style

Best TV Drama

  • Sue & Jonnie – Winner
  • New Beginnings
  • Keru
  • Maza

Best Actor In A TV Drama

  • Sue & Jonnie – Martin Githinji – Winner
  • Tumaini senta – Maina Olwenya
  • New Beginnings – Joed Kariuki
  • Mama Duka – Alan Weku

Best Actress In A TV Drama

  • Sue & Johnie – Catherine Kamau – Winner
  • Tumaini senta – Nice Githinji
  • Mama duka – Ruth Ndulu Maingi
  • La Msingi – Mary Khavere

Best Documentary

  • Sound Man – Winner
  • Imara
  • The Last Maasai
  • Lukembe

Best feature by a student

  • Detox – Winner
  • Dilemma
  • Anti – Riots
  • Tangled Web

Best TV commercial overall

  • Faiba – Winner
  • Betin
  • Mkulima
  • Wafula

Best short film

  • Uyu Ni Mwarigwo – Winner
  • Chebet
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Lina

Best TV documentary

  • Matwana Matatu Culture – Winner
  • Story Yangu
  • Eco @ Africa
  • The Entrepreneur

Best diaspora

  • Born This Way – Winner
  • Luna
  • The Call For Life
  • Tell It On The Mountain

Best animation

  • XYZ Show – Winner
  • Ma-Otero
  • Tear Gas Oketch
  • Machismo

Best feature film

  • Kati Kati – Winner
  • Aisha
  • Inherited
  • Kidnapped

Best original screenplay

  • Kidnapped- Serah Mwihaki – Winner
  • KatiKati – Mbithi Masya & Mugambi Nthiga
  • Aisha – Arnold Mwanjila
  • Inherited – Mona Ombogo

Best Director

  • Kati Kati – Mbithi Masya – Winner
  • Aisha – Arnold Mwanjila
  • Kidnapped – Nick Njache
  • Inherited – Grace Kahaki

Best Director of Photography

  • Kati Kati – Andrew Mungai – Winner
  • Inherited – Phillippe Bresson
  • Kidnapped – Wambui Muigai / Likarion Wainaina
  • Wakwe – Lucky Collins

Best Lighting Technician

  • Aisha – Joseph Gathogo – Winner
  • KatiKati – Siobhan Wilson
  • Wakwe – Kevin Mutua
  • Chozi – Bosco Mkindi Soup

Best editor

  • Kati Kati – Louiza Wanjiku – Winner
  • Kidnapped – Nick Njache
  • Wakwe – Hamad Kamole
  • Joni – Rodrick Ngatia / Emmanuel Otieno

Best special effects

  • Kati Kati – Winner

Best sound design

  • Kati Kati – Florian Holzner – Winner
  • Kidnapped – Eric Musyoka
  • Chozi – Alex Mugenda
  • Wakwe – Khamisi Mohammed

Best production designer

  • Aisha – Emmanuel Murabu – Winner
  • KatiKati – Emmanuel Murabu
  • Inherited – Grace Kahaki
  • Wakwe – Shadrack Mwabuni

Best actor

  • Uyu Ni Mwarigwo – Frank Kimani – Winner
  • Kati Kati – Elsaphan Njora
  • Wakwe – Ayub Bakari
  • Pendo – Maina Olwenya

Best actress

  • Chebet – Anita Nthenya Kavuu Ng’ang’a – Winner
  • Kati Kati – Nyokabi Gethaiga
  • Aisha – Joyce Maina
  • Kaleidoscope – Melisa Kiplangat

Best supporting actor

  • Maria – Anthony Ndung’u – Winner
  • Aisha– Patrick Gatimu
  • Kidnapped-Gilbert Lukalia
  • Kati Kati – Paul Ogola

Best supporting actress

  • Uyu Ni Mwarigwo – Wanjiku Njoroge – Winner
  • Lina – Mumbi Maina
  • Maria – Mercy Wanjiru
  • Bait – Millicent Ogutu

Best East African Film

  • Maria
  • Breaking With Customs
  • Kati Kati
  • Kidnapped

Best Documentary by a student

  • Gifted Soul – Winner
  • Okola
  • Unknown Language
  • The Paradox Of Child Delivery

Best local language

  • Pendo – Winner
  • Uyu Ni Mwarigwo
  • Torture
  • Gun Point

Lifetime achievement award

Joseph Kioni

Best local content station

K24

More Stories
Juliani to launch his album ‘The Masterpiece’ in a 4 day concert experience