Video:How Mzee Ojwang’ Met Mama Kayai 32 Years Ago
Mzee Ojwang’ and Mama Kayai are not only members of the longest serving cast in Kenya TV history but also the most recognizable screen couple. Vitimbi has been on air for 27 years but the two met much earlier than that.In an interview with Passion Magazine, Benson Wanjau, who plays Ojwang’ revealed that he met Mary Khavere (Mama Kayai) in 1980 when she made her TV debut on Darubini.
“It gave us the opportunity to tour Germany in early 1980s,” he told Passion about Darubini. Darubini ran for five years on the state broadcaster before it was replaced by Vitimbi with members of the same cast.