Charles Bukeko Wiki – Charles Bukeko Biography
Charles Bukeko famously known as Papa Shirandula was a Kenyan Actor, director, singer, and comedian. He was known for portraying the titular character in the television series Papa Shirandula, which he also created and won the 2010 Kalasha Award for Best Actor in a TV Series. Shirandula also appeared in the 2012 film The Captain of Nakara.
Papa Shirandula Age
He was 58 years
Papa Shirandula Education
Bukeko attended Jogoo Road Primary School and Upper Hill Secondary.
Papa Shirandula Career
Papa Shirandula was an award-winning Kenyan actor, theater actor, singer and director. It was known to portray the title character in the television series Papa Shirandula. He was also featured in a GOTV commercial and appeared in major commercials around the world, such as Coca Cola in Indonesia and Vodacom in South Africa. The Coca-Cola commercial was filmed in 2001, and years later there was an explosion.
Papa Shirandula Family
Papa Shirandula was the firstborn of four children to parents Valeria Makokha and Cosmas Wafula and he was married to Beatrice Ebbie Andega and they have three children together: Tony, Charlie, and Wendy.
Papa Shirandula Illness and Death
Bukeko died in the Karen hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, on 18 July 2020. The cause of his death is not clear.
Legends live forever, Your name will forever be carved on our hearts and not on a tombsone. You mentored so many: Namwalo,Jalas,Otoyo,Wilbroda,Njoro etc. Rest in peace #papashirandula pic.twitter.com/CblrcHyTe6
— Ray Wangila (@ray_wangila) July 18, 2020
After the news of his death his close friends, colleagues, and fans took to social media to send their tributes to his family.
— KTN Home (@ktnhome_) July 18, 2020