Sultana is a Kenyan soap opera that airs on Citizen TV. The show has been running since 2016 and is one of the most popular TV programs in Kenya today.
It follows the lives of ordinary women in rural Kenya who are trying to make their way through life as best they can while facing many challenges along the way.
The show stars some of Kenya’s top actors and actresses, such as Winnie Bwire, Lolani Kalu, Annette Oduse and others who play different characters on Sultana.
In this article we will provide you with all the information you need about these actors’ real names and profiles so that you can learn more about them!
List of Sultana actors and actresses
- Sultan Sethi
- Bibi Sanam
- Naseeruddin Shah, the actor who played General Haider Ali in the film.
1. Winnie Bwire as Dida
Winnie Bwire is a Kenyan actress best known for her role as Dida in Sultana. She has also won several awards including the Most Promising Actress award at the 2016 Kenya Film Awards.
2. Lolani Kalu as Babu
Lolani Kalu is a Kenyan actress, known for her role in Sultana. She has also acted in other films and TV shows.
3. Angie Magio as Fatma
If you have ever watched any of the Sultana TV series, then you most likely know Angie Magio, popularly known as ‘Sultana of Comedy’.
She has acted in several TV series, including ‘Need for Speed’ and ‘Mama’s Pride’. She even appeared in a movie called ‘Lights Out Kenya’ which was released in 2013.
She is also a radio presenter and comedian who started her career on Radio Africa before moving to Capital FM where she hosted the show “The Morning Rush”.
4. Annette Oduse as Zuu
Annette Oduse is a Kenyan actress. She was born in Nairobi and has been acting since 2007.
She has starred in several movies and TV shows including “The Valley,” “Sultana,” and “Wonders of the World.” She is best known for her role as Zuu on Sultana TV show which she won awards for.
5. Suleiman Fadhili as Major Jabali
Suleiman Fadhili is a Kenyan actor and comedian. He was born in Nairobi, Kenya where he pursued his studies at the University of Nairobi School of Medicine.
He has starred in several movies and TV series including Sultana (2011), Suits (2013), Queen of Katwe (2016) among others. The comedian has also won awards for his acting like the Kisima Awards (2014) and AMAA Awards (2015).
6. Othman Njaidi as Jabali Junior
Othman Njaidi is a Kenyan actor who is best known for his role as Jabali Junior in Sultana. He also acted in other TV series such as Mashaala, Love in the City and Tinga Tinga Tales.
7. Patrick Francis Owino as Duya
Patrick Francis Owino is a Kenyan actor and comedian. He is best known for his role in Sultana TV series.
His real name is Patrick Francis Owino. He was born on February 20, 1984 in Nairobi, Kenya to parents; Francis and Jane Wangui.
8. Mwanaasha Johari as Sultana
Sultana is a blind woman.
She owns Sultana TV, a TV channel that airs social media influencer content.
The character was created by the show’s creators, Saat Din Mohabbat In and Arindam Sil.
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Frequently asked questions
Who is the owner of Sultana Citizen TV?
The Sultana Citizen TV channel is owned by the Nation Media Group. The company, which started in 1993 and has grown to become one of Kenya’s largest media houses, owns several other television channels including NTV, KTN, K24, Citizen TV and NTV+.
The company was founded by James Mwangi who still serves as its chairman. It is based in Nairobi, Kenya and broadcasts programs in English, Swahili and other local languages such as Kikuyu and Luo.
Where can I watch Sultana?
You can watch Sultana on YouTube, Netflix and Citizen TV. The show is also available online at the Sultana website.
You can watch all episodes of Sultana below!
What is Bi Salama’s real name?
Elizabeth Wanjiru is Bi Salama’s real name. She was born in Kenya, but moved to the United States as a child where she attended school.
She graduated from the University of Nairobi with a degree in psychology and later received her master’s degree from the University of Texas as well as one from the University of Southern California.
Bi Salama began her acting career in 2004 when she appeared on an episode of MTV’s drama series Lagos Lives! This was followed by appearances on other shows including The Fades and The Clinic (UK).
Is Sultana really blind?
No, Sultana is not really blind. She was born with cataracts in both eyes, and the condition caused her to appear blind. The cataracts blurs out her vision so that she can only see shapes and colors.
When did Sultana TV start?
Sultana TV started in 2008. It is a Kenyan television station owned by Sultana Media Group Limited. The channel broadcasts from Kenya and caters to its diverse population of over 41 million people.
It has a viewership of about 7 million households across the country of Kenya and also broadcasts in Tanzania and Uganda as well.
What is Sultana’s real name
You may have seen Sultana in many TV series and movies. She is a Kenyan actress and TV presenter who was born on the 20th of January 1989 in Mombasa. Her name is Mwanaasha Johari and she is best known for her role as Sultana in Sultana Citizen TV.
She also worked on other popular shows such as The Last King of Scotland, The Ghost of Karura Forest, and Taifa leo.
Who are the characters in Sultana?
Sultana is the main character of Sultana. She is a fun-loving, intelligent girl who loves to dance and sing. She has many friends, including Fatma and Dida.
Her brother Babu is often annoyed with her for being childish, but Sultana ignores this and continues doing what she wants to do anyways.
Dida is Sultana’s mother who loves her daughter very much but gets very worried about her sometimes because she thinks that Sultana takes too many risks when it comes to dancing or singing in front of people (especially men).
But Dida always supports her daughter because she knows that in life there will always be ups and downs so we should try our best not only during good times but also during bad ones as well!
And that’s it! The Sultana characters and actors/actresses real names, photos and profiles.