Season 1 of the hit TV show Shuga
starring Kenyan actress and filmmaker, Lupita Nyong’o, is now showing for FREE
. The award winning show is a drama about sex and relationships as well as a multimedia campaign designed to create awareness on the myths and misinformation surrounding HIV and sexual responsibility.
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Synopsis: Based in Nairobi, Kenya; Shuga is a hard-hitting three-part drama series that follows the lives and loves of a group of cool young students whose bright lives and fabulous futures are balanced on a knife-edge due to their love of risk and danger. It is a story of love, sex, Friday nights and the indelible marks we leave on one another.
This season tells the story of Ayira, a modern girl who knows what she wants and what to do to get it; but will her passion with an influential older man come at the expense of long term lover Ty? This season also highlights the love story of Virginia and Leo who have to find a way to overcome the obstacles in their relationship.
Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Valerie Kimani, Anthony Mwangi, Nicolas Mutuma and South African actor Tumisho Masha. Cameo appearances from Kenya’s hottest young talents including P Unit, Nonini, Nameless, Juilianni, Jimmy Gate and DJ Adrian.
Produced by: The Bomb Shelter for MTV Staying Alive and MTV Networks Africa
Production Date: 2009
Length: 3 X 30m
Watch Shuga HERE
Shuga Season 3 will be released FREE on iROKOtv on World Aids Day on December 1st, 2013. STAY TUNED!!!