Mother and Son shine at NAMA

Jesesi Mungoshi
Jesesi Mungoshi

Last Night the 16th edition of the National Arts and Merit Awards was held, Zim’s finest gathered to toast the best in the creative sector it was hosted by popular comedian Carl Joshua Ncube at the 7arts theatre in Harare. The star studded award ceremony proved to be full of surprises and was laced with controversial episodes.

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Although many feel Killer T and the Movie Escape were both cheated of victory. The Arthur C Evans show also caused debates.

Jesesi Mungoshi Pic Source : Online
Jesesi Mungoshi Pic Source : Online

Jesesi Mungoshi popular for her role on the movie Neria which she starred along musician Oliver Mtukudzi was awarded for outstanding actress for her role in the film Muzita Rababa and her son Farai Mungoshi got a gong for his book .

Here is the Full List of NAMA Winners 2017

  1. THEATRE AWARDS

Outstanding Actor

Everson Ndlovu in Liberation

Outstanding Actress

Rumbidzai Karize in Liberation

Outstanding Theatrical Production

Liberation by Savanna Trust

Outstanding Director

Matesu Dube for Warrior

2. SPOKEN WORD AWARDS

Outstanding Poet
Tinashe Tafirenyika
Outstanding Comedian
Nqobizitha Dube aka Q Dube
3. LITERARY ARTS AWARDS
Outstanding First Creative Published Works
Behind the Wall Everywhere by Farai Mungoshi [Mungoshi Press]
Outstanding Children’s Book
The Unwelcome Visitor by Farai Nyandor [Jomo Kenyatta Foundation]
Outstanding Fiction
Whose Land is it Anyway by Benjamin S. Sibanda
4. VISUAL ARTS AWARDS
Outstanding 2 Dimensional Work
Gumbeze Renherera by Anthony Bumhira
Outstanding 3 Dimensional Work
Washing Hair by Edson Kangadza
Outstanding Mix Media Work
Mhodzi Dzemusango by Semina Mpofu
Outstanding Exhibition
Woman by  Miriro Mwandiyambira   at First Floor Gallery
5. DANCE AWARDS
Outstanding Female Dancer
Christina Jenkins in Ghost
Outstanding Male Dancer
Stephanie Thomas in Phantom
Outstanding Dance Group
Breakthrough Productions
Outstanding Choreographer

Timikha Fisher  –  Listen

  1. FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS
Outstanding Actress
Jesesi Mungoshi in Muzita Rababa
 Outstanding Actor
Anthony Tongani in Conflicts
 Outstanding Music Video
Zino Irema (Ndirikukuwonai Zvangu) by Andy ‘Cutta’ Sobhuza ft. Takura
Outstanding Screen Production (TV)
The Arthur C Evans Show directed by Trey Ncube
Outstanding Screen Production – Short Film
Seiko directed by Sydney Taivavashe
Outstanding Screen Production – Full Length Film
Muzita rababa directed by Nick Zemura
  1. MEDIA AWARDS
Outstanding Journalist – Print
Tinashe Muchuri            –          News Day
 Outstanding Journalist – Radio
Tawanda Gudhlanga     –           SFM
Outstanding Journalist – TV
Andrew Neshamba       –       ZBC
Outstanding Online Media
Zimbuzz
  1. MUSIC AWARDS
Outstanding Female Musician
Ammara Brown
Outstanding Male Musician
Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah
Outstanding Album
Gafa Futi by Wallace Chirimuko aka Winky D
Outstanding Song
Mdhara Vachauya by Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah
  1. SPECIAL AWARDS
Outstanding Promoter
2 Kings Entertainment
People’s Choice
Winky D