The show, Aziza, is about a talented young girl who comes from a poor background and wants to better her life. She hopes to become a singer, but her parents are against that. She takes on singing gigs in trendy nightclubs without her parents’ knowledge and has to maintain this secret.
The cast of Aziza is a great showcase of Swahili talent so get to know everyone involved:
Aziza – Sanaipei Tande
Tande plays the role of Aziza, the young lady trying to make her dreams of becoming a singer a reality. She landed this role after the producers heard her perfume her hit song,‘Ankula Huu’. She has become a household name ever since.
Chiku – Getrude Mwita
Mwita plays Chiku, Aziza’s sister. She finds herself pregnant with Zane’s baby however Zane is in love with Aziza.
Zane – Benjamin Komora
Zane is the show’s heartthrob, he is deeply in love with Aziza however the affection is not mutual. He consoles himself by being with Chiku and she falls pregnant.
Bobo – Juma Shibe
Bobo has been in love with Aziza since they were kids, unfortunately Aziza does not see him beyond being a good friend. He tries to get Aziza, however the more successful she is, the less attainable too.
Chacha – Juma Mrisho
Mrisho plays Aziza's father. He perfectly depicts the traditional perspective of a father in contemporary society, whereby strictness and moral values are the biggest concerns. He doesn’t support Aziza’s dreams and thinks his actions will protect her.
Alpha – Samuel Komora
Alpha is Zane’s brother. He is a master manipulator and does not get on well with Zane.
Fay – Betty Mwoche
Fay is a wealthy businesswoman who signs Aziza into her company.
Bella – Queen Mwangi
Bella has recently left an abusive relationship; she is by far Aziza’s number one industry rival.
Remember to catch Aziza every Monday to Friday at 9:30pm on Maisha Magic East, channel 158!