The Kenyan entertainment industry has once again been thrown into mourning after one of the revered actors Mzee Kihara took a final bow.
News about Kihara’s death was first made public by fellow actor Bahali Yake in an Facebook post.
‘From God we are and to him we shall return. Truly this world we are all travelers. We lost one of my colleague actor on great Jungu Kuu a K24 programme.Mr Kihara Mzee wa kofia. He was really a nice person and very kind. He loved buying us boiled eggs while on set. He was funny, we will miss you Gukaa. Condolences to family and friends,” he wrote
According to close sources, the veteran actor was admitted in hospital and was being treated for Pneumonia.
Mzee Kihara played different roles in local TV sitcoms including K24s Jungu Kuu and Hulabaloo Estate. He also played a role on popular TV show Vitimbi back in the day.