• Madiba penned an encouragement message to all upcoming thespians in the industry who have been sending him messages.

• Lung'aho has been in the industry for a while now and encouraged the upcoming actors to hold on and keep trying.

Actor Blessing Lungaho alias Madiba
Actor Blessing Lungaho alias Madiba
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Award-winning actor, Blessing Lungaho aka Madiba, has opened up about the struggles he has gone through in the acting industry.

He penned an encouragement message to all upcoming thespians in the industry who have been sending him messages.

According to the father of two, he said that the industry has not been as smooth as it may seems.

Madiba talked about wanting to quit many times and making mistakes many times.

Lung'aho has been in the industry for a while now and encouraged the upcoming actors to hold on and keep trying.

"Dear upcoming Kenyan actor in my DM.I am you!!! I have failed more than I'd like to admit.I have wanted to quit more times than you!

I have struggled with most situations you are struggling with,please don't give up.

Sending love and light your way,see you on set soon.Blessedtobeablessing."

In a past interview with Buzz Central, Blessing opened up on a time he battled depression when in his line of duty.

He said even when he first featured on TV, his mum discouraged him, saying that was not a job.

He quit his accounting job to follow his passion for acting.

"I feel like art is a curse and you can't run away from it if you have the call. It will find you in whatever age you are," he said.

Madiba comes from a family that treasures studies. His mother is a professor.

"Everyone in my family excelled in school. We have 27 degrees. My mum knows life is to go to school, work hard and get a job."

Madiba became a house hold name on Zora Telenovela.

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