Kenyan drama series Country Queen will soon be available on Netflix. Vincent Mbaya, Tosh Gitonga, and Brian Munene are the directors. In order to prevent a little hamlet from being destroyed by an intrusive mining business, a city girl trapped in the middle of two worlds must return home, get over her traumatic past, and discover herself in the process.
The series focuses on the problems of land exploitation and grabbing and how these concerns affect the main protagonists’ families, communities, and personal lives. Another frequent theme in the series is the pursuit of ambition in the face of loyalty to tradition and cultural heritage.
We can get used to the series more quickly if we get to know the characters better. Let’s begin sequentially.
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Melvin Alusa was born in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 17, 1980.
Kenyan actor and commercial model Melvin Alusa has been in several national and international motion pictures, such as Mission to Rescue, Big Brother Africa, and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Melvin has acted on both stages and in films throughout his professional career. He has been on programs like Crime and Justice.
And Melisa won the Best Actor, Mission to Rescue – Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2021 award.
Nini Wacera, a Kenyan actor and casting director, was born on January 16, 1978. More than a dozen movies and television shows include Wacera. Nini’s performance in the 2005 soap opera Wingu la moto made her famous.
In 2003, Nini portrayed the main antagonist in the Kenyan soap opera Wingu la moto. She received many honors for the part. Later, she appeared in movies, including Nairobi Half Life, The White Masai, and Project Daddy. She was chosen to play one of the lead characters in the popular television shows Desperate Housewives’ African adaptation in 2015.
Kenyan actor Raymond Ofula has a lot of experience. He has more than 40 years of experience in the film business and has acted in both local and international films.
He has appeared in many movies, including The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2006), The White Masai (2005), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003), To Walk with Lions (1999), and The Cradle of Life (2019). Additionally, he had an appearance in Queen Sono on Netflix.
Mumbi Maina, a Kenyan actress, best known for her work in the soap opera Mali, was born on January 14, 1985. Since 2009, she has been a dancer and actress in domestic and foreign films.
For her part as Zakia in the science fiction series Sense8 on Netflix, Mumbi is well recognized. She earned her first Kalasha award for best-supporting actress in “Unseen Unsung Unforgotten” in 2010 after winning her first play in 2009. She portrayed Riziki in that film.
She has also appeared in several other films, including DSTV’s original Africa Magic films such 29, Terra Firma, Being Oti, Lovers Ransom, and Runaway Groom.
Oliver Musila Litondo, a journalist, newsreader, and actor from Kenya, was born in 1948. His portrayal of Kimani Maruge in the 2010 historical movie The First Grader made him famous. Litondo earned the AARP Movies for Grownups Award for Best Actor and the Black Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his depiction of Maruge. He was also a finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his performance in The First Grader.
Litondo holds degrees from Harvard University, Stockholm University, and the University of Iowa. Beldina, his wife, is his wife. The Kalasha Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Litondo.
Sheila Munyiva is a Kenyan actress and director who was born on March 27, 1993. Munyiva was born in Nairobi in 1993. Because she watched Hannah Montana as a child, she thought her skin and hair should be fairer.
Because her mother lived in the UK, she regularly traveled there. Before choosing film production as her major in college, Munyiva had trained to be a news anchor. After graduating, she participated in writing workshops to hone her scriptwriting skills.
Born in Kenya on April 22, 1986, Robert Agengo is an actor and casting director. His most notable performances are The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019), Sue Na Jonnie, Mali, Kona, and 40 Sticks (2020).
Kenyan actor Robert Agengo started his career on the main stage at the Kenya National Theatre. He featured in the 2010 film Lost in Africa (originally titled Kidnappet), which starred actress Connie Nielsen. He appeared in four movies for Multichoice Africa in 2014 before participating in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.