SARAH HASSAN

Actress | Producer

sarah hassan

Sarah is a multi-award-winning Kenyan actress, producer, and TV host, renowned in the African entertainment industry. Her breakthrough came with the role of Tanya in Citizen TV’s “Tahidi High,” earning her the Best Actress award at the CHAT Awards in 2010 and 2011. Throughout her career, she has garnered numerous accolades, including Best Actress in 2014 for “Now That You’re Here,” Best TV Host at the Kalasha Awards in 2014 for “Discovery+ 254,” and the title of Best East African Journalist in 2015 at the Swahili Fashion Week in Dar es Salaam for her work on “Mashariki Mix” and “Maisha Max.”

She continued her success by winning the Best Actress award at the Kalasha Awards in 2019 for her role in “Plan B” and securing the Best Film title at the AMVCA Awards in Nigeria in 2019 for the same film. Additionally, her production company, Alfajiri Productions, produced the acclaimed short film “The Company You Keep,” which she wrote, co-directed, and acted in, receiving four Best Actress and Best Short Film awards. The company also produced “Plan B,” “Reflections,” and the Family Comedy-Drama “Just In Time,” now streaming globally on Netflix.

Sarah is the lead producer for the Kenyan Thriller “40 Sticks,” available on Netflix, which earned eight awards at the Kalasha Awards, including Best Film. In 2020, she took on lead roles in the first Kenyan Showmax original, “Crime And Justice,” a co-production between Showmax and Canal+, and the Citizen TV telenovela “Zora.”

Best Actress - Kalasha Awards 2019

Best East African journalist - Swahili Fashion Week

Most googled actor in Kenya 2013