Actress | Producer

sarah hassan

Sarah is a multi-award-winning actress, producer, TV host and one of Africa’s most established actors and TV personalities from Kenya. Sarah became a household name after playing Tanya in Citizen TV’s Tahidi high, a debut role that earned her an award for Best Actress at the CHAT Awards in 2010 & 2011. Sarah has starred in numerous roles earning her multiple awards including Best actress 2014 (Now That You’re here), Best TV Host – Kalasha Awards 2014 (Discovery+ 254), Best East African Journalist 2015 – The Swahili Fashion week in Dar es salaam (Mashariki Mix and Maisha Max), Best Actress – Kalasha Awards 2019 (Plan B), Best Film at the AMVCA Awards in Nigeria 2019 (Plan B), Best Film at – Kalasha Awards 2020 (40 Sticks). In January 2016, she moved to Los Angeles, California, for two and a half years to study and learn more about the film industry. 

In LA, she wrote, produced, co-directed and acted in ‘The Company You Keep’ in 2018 that saw her bag 4 Best Actress awards and 4 Best short film awards. Sarah’s production company Alfajiri Productions produced the short film ‘The Company you keep’ and ‘Plan B’ that has garnered over 4 Million views on Youtube, the short film ‘Reflections’ , as well as the East African/West African Family Comedy-Drama, ‘Just In Time’ that is now streaming worldwide on Netflix. She is lead producer for the Kenyan Thriller ’40 Sticks’ that is now streaming on Netflix and earned 8 awards at the Kalasha Awards including Best Film. In 2020, Sarah was cast as one of the leads in the first Kenyan Showmax original ‘Crime And Justice’ that is a co-production between Showmax and Canal+ as well as the lead of Citizen TV’s telenovela ‘Zora’.

Best Actress - Kalasha Awards 2019

Best East African journalist - Swahili Fashion Week

Most googled actor in Kenya 2013