Fri 03 Feb 2017, 09:04
Beneath the Lies is a celebrity-studded Ugandan TV series that premiered in 2014 boasting the cast of Flavia Tumusiime, Cedric Babu Ndilima, Natasha Sinayobye, Gaetano Kagwa, Hellen Lukoma, Rabadaba, Salvador Idringi and Susan Naava.
Two years since its debut, the series that tackles blackmail, drug trafficking, child prostitution (among other vices) in Kampala has now been nominated for Best Television Series in the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCAs) 2017.
Visit the Africa Magic website to vote for Beneath the Lies. Remember that voting closes on 24 February 2017.
Here's some interesting facts about the show:
1. It is co-directed by Kenya’s filmmaker David Tosh Gitonga, the man who brought you the highly acclaimed Nairobi Half Life.
2. Beneath the Lies creator Nana Hill Kagga has appeared in several Hollywood movies including CSI: NY in 2007 and Star Trek in 2009.
3. Diana Deedan Muyira, who plays Tracy Kintu, auditioned for a different role before Nana advised her to audition for Tracy.
4. The series hit a setback in 2014 when all pre-recorded material (episode three to 12) was stolen from storage only after airing episode one and two.