KIU, a Swahili drama series, boasts of a star-studded ensemble with notable industry heavyweights in the lead roles; Blessing Lung’aho (Alex) and Celestine Gachuhi (Alisha) play a married couple. Other notable performers in the top billed drama include Anita Wawuda, Joyce Maina, Derek Bbanga, Reinhard Bonke, Chantelle Naisula and Linda Waiganjo among others.
KIU is a tale of secrets, betrayal, lies and revenge all tied up in a captivating drama. The story follows Alisha (Celestine Gachuhi) a perfect wife to Alex (Blessing Lung’aho) whose world comes crushing down after she discovers her husband’s affair with her best friend, Diana (Anita Wawuda).
For Alisha being Married to Alex is her entire world. She is a loving wife to him and a devoted daughter-in-law to his parents. Her only wish is to give him a child but things suddenly change when her best friend, who she was raised together with like a sister Diana returns home from abroad. The trailer reveals Diana having an affair with Alex setting the stage for Alisha’s perfect world crushing down after she discovers the double betrayal by her husband, Alex and her best friend, Diana. Will she seek revenge? Kiu Ya Kisasi, Sumu.
KIU officially premiered to audiences on the 12th of December, 2022 on Rembo TV (Channel 113 on DTT and 484 on DTH) airing every Monday to Friday at 8:00PM (EAT).