Veteran Vioja Mahakamani actor Charles Kimani Kangara popularly known as Masaku has passed on.
Masaku passed away last Friday at Mbagathi hospital after being admitted suffering from Diabetes and anaemia, according to his son David Kimani.
“At the beginning of June we took him to Mama Lucy Hospital, where doctors suggested that he could be suffering from tuberculosis and anemia and immediately referred us to Mbagathi Hospital, citing lack of equipment,” David said.
His son said that he first collapsed at a relatives house in Donholm estate after which he was rushed to Mama Lucy hospital which referred him to Mbagathi Hospital. He also had memory loss which worried the family.
Masaku will be remembered for his role his role in Kenya Broadcasting Corporation’s Vioja Mahakamani and Vitimbi, which he played in the popular TV shows in the 1990s.
Veteran actors described Masaku as a friend and a legendary actor.
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