• The winners were identified after a rigorous exercise involving a 7-member Jury academy drawn, all drawn from the film industry. 

Actor Joseph Kinyua alias Njoro wa Uba
Actor Joseph Kinyua alias Njoro wa Uba
Image: Moses Mwangi

The Kenya Film Commission unveiled the winners of the 2021 Kalasha Awards on Friday, December 10. 

The winners were identified after a rigorous exercise involving a 7-member Jury academy drawn, all drawn from the film industry. 

Here are the films and talents who won in various categories of the Kalasha Awards.

  1. Best Feature film by a student- House of secrets by USIU Africa
  2. Best Documentary- Kesho Pia Ni Simu By Ngendo Muku
  3. Best Special Effects- Mission To Rescue
  4. Best Host In A TV Show- Abiagael Wariara in Bururi wa Ciana
  5. Best Lead Actor in a film- Mawuli Gavor in Just In Time
  6. Best Supporting Actor In A Film- John Ndegwa in Kutu
  7. Best Sound Designer- Kelvin Osoo in House Of Secrets
  8. Best Original Score- Karanja kiarie in Crossroads
  9. Best Supporting Actress In A Film-Catherine Kamau In Kutu
  10. Lead Actress In A Film-Sarah Hassan in Just In Time
  11. Best Lighting Technician- Walter Odhiambo in Adisa
  12. Best Original Screenplay-Dennis Humphrey in Fikirini
  13. Best Director Of Photography-Ryab Tenga in Teleport
  14. Best Short Film-Kutu
  15. Best Local Language Film-Fikirini
  16. Best Production Designer-Harrison Mutinda
  17. Best Lead Actor In a TV drama-Joe Kinyua in Njoro Wa Uba
  18. Best TV Comedy- XYZ show
  19. Best Lead Actress In A TV Drama-Sarah Hassan Crime And Justice
  20. Best Documentary By A Student-Beautiful Eyes By Kevin Muriithi Mbui
  21. Kituo Halisi- KUtv
  22. Best Performance In A TV Comedy- Frank Kimani in Varshita
  23. Best TV Drama- Njoro Wa Uba
  24. Best Animation- Mondays And Fridays by Shawn Mwendwa
  25. Best TV advertisement- Copia
  26. Best Kids Production- Bururi Wa Ciana
  27. Best International Award Eastern Africa- Egna (Ethiopia)
  28. Best Director- Michelle Donde in House Of Secrets
  29. Best Feature Film- Just In Time By Sarah Hassan and Dolabo Adeleke
  30. Lifetime Achievement Award- Judy Kibinge

Here are photos of the winners who turned up to receive their awards.

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