The nominees for the 2012 Kalasha Awards are out. This year, traditional TV programmes and actors have taken a back sit, with new entrants getting nominated. The likes of ‘Papa Shirandula’ have have been replaced by entrants like ‘LOL’. 
Some of the biggest winners are ‘Nairobi Half Life’ and TV series ‘Mali’. Below is the complete list of nominees.
FEATURE FILM
Best Actor
Amos Odhiambo (Lost In Africa)
Kang’ethe Mungai (Senior Pastor)
Joseph K. Wairimu (Nairobi Half Life)
Sam Kihiu (Valentine Ya Njaramba)
Best Actress
Rita Dominic (Shattered)
Patricia Kihoro (Miss Nobody)
Joan Amara (Miss Pathetic)
Best Supporting Actor
Allan Adika (Shattered)
Olwenya Maina (Nairobi Half Life)
David Ng’ang’a Ndugi (Torn Veil)
Best Supporting Actress
Eclay Wangira (Simiyu Samurai)
Irene Kayeri (Lost In Africa)
Mumbi Maina (Shattered)
Best Cinematograhy
Simiyu Samurai
Lost In Africa
Nairobi Half Life
Shattered
Best Sound
Simiyu Samurai
Shattered
Senior Pastor
Best Director
Tosh Gitonga (Nairobi Half Life)
Gilbert Lukalia (Shattered)
Robbie Bresson (Simiyu Samurai)
Best Short Film
Simiyu Samurai
Miss Nobody
The Victim
Original Score
Tumanka Goes To School
Guardians of the Wild
Challenging and Healing Hidden War Crimes
Best Editing
Simiyu Samurai
Nairobi Half Life
Lost In Africa
Best Original Screenplay
Shattered
Lost In Africa
Nairobi Half Life
Best Feature
Lost In Africa
Shattered
Senior Pastor
Nairobi Half Life
TELEVISION
Best Entertainment Programme
99 Degrees
Get Lifted
Best Comedy
The Pasua Show
Vioja Mahakamani
LOL
Best Performance in a Comedy
Peter Sankale (Vioja Mahakamani)
Alex Njuguna (Pasua)
Lead Actor in a Drama
Rogers Otieno (Higher Learning)
Hiram Muigai (Vioja Mahakamani)
Kevin Mbugua (Mali)
Supporting Actor in a Drama
Justin Mirichii (Lies That Bind)
Moses Macharia (Mali)
Elsaphan Njora (Briefcase Inc.)
Lead Actress in a Drama
Lucy Nyaga (Lies That Bind)
Florence Nduta (Lies That Bind)
Mkamzee Mwatela (Mali)
Janet Kirina (Higher Learning)
Supporting Actress in a Drama
Mumbi Maina (Mali)
Caroline Kipsuto (Mheshimiwa)
Eunice Wambui (Vitimbi)
Best Drama
Lies That Bind
Higher Learning
Mali
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