Celebrated Swahili actress Pretty Mutave, known for her role in the Swahili program “Maza”, has passed on.
The news was first broken by Citizen TV news anchors Lulu Hassan and Rashid Adalla who direct the program. On social media, Rashid posted saying:
“#Sisemikitu japo kazi ya mungu haina makosa lakini msiba hauna mazoea. @prettymutave kipaji chako kikawe nuru kwa malaika. Mola ailaze roho yako pema peponi inshallah. Heshima na kipaji chako vitadumu milele.”
“We had plans but God had better plans …Rest well. Rest with the Angels pretty. Inallilahi wa ina illayhi Rajiun,” added Lulu.
Maza, is a Swahili soap opera set in the coastal town of Mombasa that airs on Maisha Magic. Maza is a Swahili slang word for “mother” that illustrates negativity and lack of respect when used.
The show is produced by TV couple, Lulu Hassan and her husband Rashid Abdala and it features five main characters Dingo (husband), Lea (Wife), Maya (Daughter), Badi (Son) and Kate (Lea’s best friend).