Maisha Magic East wins BIG at 2020 Kalasha Awards

11 December 2020
Saturday, 12th of December was a night filled with glitz and glamour at the 10th annual Kalasha Awards.
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Maisha Magic East emerged a BIG winner at the 10th annual Kalasha Awards! The Kalasha Awards showcase and celebrate the best of Kenya in the world of television and film. 

Here is a full list of all the Maisha Magic East shows and talent that walked away with top honours at the Kalasha Awards! 


Best Lead Actor in a TV drama | Leon Ongaya | #Pete 
Best TV Comedy | #Varshita
Best Performance in a TV comedy | Mukami Njiru (Mrs. Wang'ombe) | #Varshita
Best TV Documentary | Road to Trauma | #MaishaMkhanda

How it started

The channel was honored to receive 13 nominations this year. Pete, the much-loved telenovela by Daudi Anguka, was nominated in the 'Best TV Drama' category. It didn't end there for Pete because Leon Ongaye who plays Mbura on the show bagged a nomination in the 'Best Male Lead Actor' category. Selina is another one of our telenovelas that made us proud. The show was nominated for the third time in as many years in the 'Best TV Drama' category, after winning the award in 2018 and 2019.

Maisha Magic East dominated in the comedy category with Matayo Keya (Hullaballoo Estate), Fahamu Kazungu (Nyanya Rukia) and Eve De'Souza (Varshita) all being nominated for the 'Best Performance In A TV Comedy' award. It wasn't just our telenovelas and comedy series' that made us proud. Other shows such as the investigative series Maisha Mkanda rose to the occasion too. Maisha Mkanda earned a nomination in the 'Best TV Documentary' category, while Amina Abdul scored a nomination for 'Best TV Host in a TV Show' for the music show The Turn Up.

Maisha Magic East would like to congratulate all of our winners. Don't forget to keep tuning in to Maisha Magic East for all your favourite local programs.