“”The time has arrived for Africa to take on World Stage!”KihakaGND
His is onboard a team and will feature a lead character in “Shujaa, Kiroho Mtoto”- A feature film in development set tp make the mark of the millineum!
Lupyana S Kihaka's acting career initiated when he was cast in a stage play, his very first acting role. This was a calling to take center stage in his country Tanzania, the beginning of creation.
He recently joined Waka Agency, the first pan African talent agency founded by #CreatePreneurAfrica , Rosie Motene from South Africa.
Meet #CreatepreneaurAfrica Kihaka GND
Tell us what drives you? What is your true passion in life?
I love being a Tanzanian Actor. My passion is about creating a global network in the era of Africa uprising. My ultimate mission is to connect with professional filmmakers, actors, performers, and creatives on film platforms worldwide.
How did you find your passion and how old were you?
I was 18 years in Secondary Boarding School. Cast for a role in a stage play as an actor.
What about your passion appeals to you the most?
The fact that even though there are daily battles and struggles daily, life goes on. I believe my acting career is my pathway to body mind and soul success. My purpose in this lifetime!
What drove you to make money from your passions?
Ultimately, time is a precious commodity, and you have to embrace every moment in this lifetime and not waste away hours making a living, doing something for money to fill your fridge. Why?
And you yourself barely get time to appreciate what you gathered. So getting paid to do something you love is far off from forced labor at the hands of masters. We are past that era
When was the first time you were paid for your passion?
It was 2011 when I got a role in a stage Play as Chief Makembo (a disable Chief) I was paid and awarded for a good performance… memories…..memories Haaaahaaa
What kept you going when you thought about giving up?
I never thought about giving up. Even though film industry got challenges, I will do my level best to show up a God-given talent
What motivates you every day to be even more successful?
I have connected with professional filmmakers worldwide and I am still connecting. Haaahaaa
What do you have to say to all of the people who doubted you?
Do not waste precious time, doubting undoubtedly.
Stay alert Lupyana S Kihaka is an upcoming international Actor!
What advice do you give to aspiring creatives who look up to you?
The film Industry has many challenges all over the world It needs discipline and commitment. Be strong, Be You.
2012: "SunShine", a film produced by Swahiliwood, in a Role Of GND.
2013-2014, International series (Siri Ya Mtungi) Season. Produced by Swahiliwood. Written by Andrew Whalley (From Isidingo SA). Directed by Ron Garcia (from Hollywood USA)
2015 Dangerous SecreProduced by Cyber - Blitz, Lusaka, Zambia
2016 ‘Kiumeni Film
Featuring Ernest Napoleon & Idris Sultan (a BBA Maid 2014 Winner)
2017 'Chafu Tatu' produced by Bongo Hoods
He is inspired by all creatives from the motherland Africa.
“We are more than performers. We bring the real Africa to the world”Kihaka GND