‘My heart bleeds,’ Papa Otichillo mourns ‘brother’ Papa Shirandula

Papa Shirandula

Papa Shirandula’s actors are still in shock. They’re yet to believe he’s gone forever. From Wilbroda to Naliaka, to Njoro, the actors have been paying glowing tributes to Charles Bukeko aka Papa Shirandula, who gave them a chance to act in the TV series.

Papa Shirandula buried

Papa Shirandula show came to an end four months ago after Covid-19 pandemic hit the world.

It had ruled the airwaves for more than 10 years The veteran actor was already working on new projects with some of the popular actors.

Remembering him, Joel Otukho, popularly known as Papa Otichillo in Papa Shirandula, revealed that they were working together a few days before he passed away. He shared the last photo he took of him and captioned it,

JUST THE OTHER DAY, WE TOOK THIS PICTURE, AND NOW….

Papa Otichillo in another heartwrenching post wrote,

PAPA, MY HEART BLEEDS. JUST LIKE THAT?? WHAT ABOUT THE LONG JOURNEY THAT WE HAD JUST BEGAN A FEW DAYS AGO? PAPA😭😭😭 YOU SMILE AS IF YOU HAVE DONE NOTHING?😭😭😭😭CHARLES THE JOKES WE SHARED DURING OUR BRAIN STORMING SESSIONS!! YOU REMEMBER HOW WE CREATED SWAYO? 😭😭😭😭PAPA………😭😭😭😭😭.

Another friend of Papa, Ben Tekee remembered their last time together and he wrote,

IT’S JUST THE OTHER DAY HE DROPPED US IN TOWN, “AYA KHWICHA OLOMALOMA” THOSE WERE HIS LAST WORDS AND HE DROVE OFF… HIVYO TU NDIO TULIAMBIANA KWAHERI YA KUONANA 😪😪

Mourning Shirandula, Njoro, who was his best friend, said they were more than brothers.

 

WAAH! MZAE UMENIWEZA! EH! THIS LIFE! YANI ONE DAY WE ARE HAVING A MEAL TOGETHER, THE NEXT YOU ARE GONE! MANZE IAM STILL IN SHOCK, THREE DAYS WERE NOT ENOUGH TO MOURN YOU
THE DEATH OF MY BIG BROTHER HAS NO WORDS THAT CAN EXPLAIN HOW I FEEL ! BUT IT IS WELL…’ HE POSTED.

 

Actor Njoroge
Actor Njoroge at Papa Shirandula’s grave
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