Maisha Magic Channels Lead In Nominations At The Kalasha TV And Film Awards 2021

By Soko Directory Team / Published November 24, 2021 | 9:55 am




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Maisha Magic is an authentic 100% local production platform running on GOtv and DStv with no foreign content running on either of the channels. Maisha Magic airs exclusively on GOtv Channel 4 and DStv Channel 158.


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Kenya’s leading local content channels, Maisha Magic East and Maisha Magic Plus have the best Kenyan shows with top local stars in the country.

From the downright hilarious to the deeply emotional, the channels are continuously delivering show-stopping content to keep the whole nation glued to their screens.

These shows have proven their popularity in this year’s Kalasha Award nominations topping the categories in the TV category with nominations in five categories reaffirming their position as Kenya’s best storyteller.

“Maisha Magic continually seeks to deliver content that resonates with the market. We have successfully done this over the years and we remain committed to making investments in the local film sector to deliver top-notch entertainment to our DStv, GOtv, and Showmax customers,” said Timothy Okwaro, MNET Regional Director, East & Southern Channels.

Okwaro further appreciated customers for their loyal viewership and reassured them of the commitment of the channel to deliver more enriching content.

Daudi Anguka’s Pete and Njoro wa Uba produced by Lucy Mwangi have the highest number of nominations each featuring in three categories respectively. Pete has been nominated in the Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama, Best Performance in a TV Comedy, and Best TV Drama categories, while Njoro wa Uba has also been nominated for the Best Lead Actor in a TV drama, Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama and Best TV Drama categories. The nominations also feature Varshita!, Nyanya Rukia, Kina, and Selina, all top shows on Maisha Magic East and Maisha Magic Plus.

Gripping series Crime and Justice on Showmax also made the cut with Alfred Munyua being nominated in the Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama category, Sarah Hassan featuring in the Best Lead Actress category, and the series being nominated in the Best Drama Category.

Films by the MTF East Africa Academy alumni also got nominations within the Film Category. Egna, a film from Ethiopia by Yoseph Baye and Fisehatsion Nibret and Engaito produced by Talemwa Pius, Isiko Abubaker, Daisy Masembe & Victoria Nakimbowa have been nominated under the Best International Award – East Africa, while Rebirth, produced by Kenya’s Maurice Muendo has been nominated in the Best Original Score category.

Kalasha TV and Film Awards are an annual celebration by the Kenya Film Commission (KFC).  KFC is a state corporation under the Ministry of Information Communication, Innovation, and Youth Affairs charged with the development, promotion, and marketing of the film industry locally and internationally by identifying and facilitating the growth of the film industry.

Maisha Magic is an authentic 100% local production platform running on GOtv and DStv with no foreign content running on either of the channels. Maisha Magic airs exclusively on GOtv Channel 4 and DStv Channel 158. Maisha Magic Plus is available to DStv customers on Compact, Compact Plus, and Premium on Channel 163 as well as GOtv Supa customers on Channel 8.

Celebrate your favorite shows and actors by watching and voting for these Kenyan titles via the voting link: https://cutt.ly/aTbiOAA. Public voting closes on December 3, 2021, after which the awards ceremony will take place on December 10, 2021.





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