Vioja Mahakami actor Charles Kimani Kangara has died. The comedian breathed his last on Friday, June 29, at the Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi.
According to reports by the Standard, the late actors son David Kimani Kangara confirmed that Charles had succumbed while undergoing treatment for kidney failure, diabetes and anemia.
His son is quoted as saying:
At the beginning of June 2018, we took him to Mama Lucy Hospital, where doctors suggested that he could be suffering from tuberculosis and anemia and immediately referred us to Mbagathi Hospital, citing lack of equipment.
The late comedians son added:
There were occasions when he suffered memory loss, something that got us concerned.
The actor was was taken to stay at a relatives home in Doonholm estate but had to be taken taken back to Mama Lucy Hospital after complications arose.
While there they referred him back to Mbagathi Hospital. While at the facility, Masaku suffered breathing complications and was placed under an oxygen mask but with time his condition deteriorated.
Even though this film great has died, we can still celebrfate the greatness that he left for us on screen as Masaku.
Even gospel singer Alliwah eulogized him on his social media page:
Rest in peace Charles Kimani Kangara, aka, MASAKU….a veteran who was part of the great men and women who shaped the…
Take a look below at old school Vioja Mahakamani that our fathers and mother remember: