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Encyclopedia > Sharifah Amani
Alan Lee Seow Meng (acting as Alan) and Sharifah Amani (acting as Orked) in the movie Gubra. (image taken from www.gubra.com.my)(site closed down)

Sharifah Amani Syed Zainal Rashid Al-Yahya (born: June 10, 1986, Kuala Lumpur) is a Malaysian teen actress. She is the 2nd daughter of veteran Malaysian actress, Fatimah Abu Bakar.[1] Sharifah is of Malay-Chinese-Arab-Bengali parentage[2] and speaks fluent English, Malay and some Hindi. She is passionate about acting and films, Hindi films in particular. As a teen writer for the NST’s YouthQuake, Amani covered assignments like the Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla press conference, concerts by Bollywood stars, Deep Purple and the 3rd IIFA Awards in Genting Highlands. Sharifah has also dabbled in theatre, having acted as Ophelia in the Bangsar Actors Studio’s Hamlet (2005), directed by Faridah Merican.[3] Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Languages Arabic other minority languages Religions Predomiantly Sunni Islam, as well as Shia Islam, Greek Orthodoxy, Greek Catholicism, Maronite, Alawite Islam, Druze, Ibadi Islam, and Judaism An Arab (Arabic: ) is any member of the Semitic group of people whose cultural, linguistic, and in certain cases, ancestral origins trace back to... The Bengali people are the ethnic community from Bengal (divided between India and Bangladesh) on the Indian subcontinent with a history dating back four millennia. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who reside in the Malay Peninsula, southern Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, parts of the coast of Borneo and even in the Netherlands[1]. It is an... Hindi (Devanagari: or , IAST: , IPA: ), an Indo-European language spoken mainly in northern and central India, is one of the official languages of the Union government of India. ... The New Straits Times is a Malaysian English-language newspaper. ... Shah Rukh Khan (Hindi: शाहरुख़ ख़ान, Urdu: شاه ,Ø® خان), pronunciation: , born November 2, 1965, is a highly boring Bollywood actor, producer, and host of the popular game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati. ... Juhi Chawla (Hindi : जूही चावलाلا born 13 November 1967 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India) is an award-winning Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... This article is about the rock band. ... The Awards of the International Indian Film Academy (commonly known as the IIFA Awards) is an award ceremony, celebrating and honouring Indian cinema around the world. ... Genting Highlands Hotel Genting Highlands Sunset over Genting Highlands The Genting Highlands Theme Park Genting Highlands (Malay: Tanah Tinggi Genting) (1700m above sea level ) is a mountain peak within the Titiwangsa Mountains of Peninsular Malaysia and is home to a famous mountain resort by the same name. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hamlet and Horatio in the cemetery by Eugène Delacroix For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). ...

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Movies

She is most famous for acting as the character 'Orked' in two popular Malaysian films: Sepet and Gubra. In the latest installment of Yasmin Ahmad's Orked trilogy, Mukhsin, Sharifah Amani plays the adult version of Orked meeting her 10 year-old self (played by her youngest sister, Sharifah Aryana) in a surrealistic scene.[4] Sepet is a 2004 Malaysian romantic comedy drama film set in Ipoh, Malaysia. ... Gubra is a Malaysian movie which was released in 2006 as the sequel to Sepet by Yasmin Ahmad. ... Yasmin Ahmad is a film director and writer from Malaysia. ... Mukhsin is a popular 2007 Malay film in Malaysia. ... Sharifah Aryana (full name:Sharifah Aryana Syed Zainal Rashid) is a Malaysian child actress. ...


She also played a supporting role as a sexually abused teenager in the the Malaysian film Gol & Gincu, who is the younger cousin of the main character, Puteri. [5][6] She also reprises this role later in the TV series based on the movie (Gol & Gincu The Series), as broadcasted on the Malaysian TV channel, 8TV. The Malaysian TV series Gol & Gincu (Malay for Goals and Lipsticks), the sequel to the 2005 film of the same title, looks upon the affairs of the all-female futsal team Bukan Team Biasa (Not an Ordinary Team). ... 8tv is a common name for television channels. ...


She co-stars in the Malaysian movie, Cinta, where she is one of ten actors playing 5 different couples portraying different situations based on the theme of love and relationships. Her mother co-stars with her in this movie.[7]


In the Cantonese Malaysian horror movie, Possessed, she plays a supporting role as Fara, the assistant and close friend of a Chinese girl, Lisu, who migrated to Malaysia to make it big as a singer. Unfortunately, Lisu is brutally murdered and Fara as the only witness of the murder goes insane and is committed to a mental asylum.[8] Possessed can refer to: Possessed (1931 film), a drama starring Clark Gable from 1931. ...


She is currently working on an upcoming movie called "Muallaf", where she will be acting with Sharifah Aleysha, another one of her younger sisters. This movie will also be directed by Yasmin Ahmad.[9] Yasmin Ahmad is a film director and writer from Malaysia. ...


Television

Following the relative success of the Malaysian film Gol & Gincu[10][11] in the supporting role as a sexually abused teenager, she reprises this role later in several guest appearances in the TV series based on the movie (Gol & Gincu The Series), as broadcasted in 2006 on the Malaysian TV channel, 8TV. In May 2007, 8TV is repeating the series. The Malaysian TV series Gol & Gincu (Malay for Goals and Lipsticks), the sequel to the 2005 film of the same title, looks upon the affairs of the all-female futsal team Bukan Team Biasa (Not an Ordinary Team). ... 8TV (Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Bā Dù Kōng Jiān) is a private Malaysian television station previously known as Metrovision. ...


In 2006, she also hosted a make-over TV show (sponsored by Revlon Silky Girl) on NTV7 with her elder sister, Sharifah Aleya. Revlon (NYSE: REV) is an American cosmetics company. ... ntv7 logo Natseven TV Sdn Bhd or better known as NTV7 was launched nationwide on April 7, 1998. ...


In March, 2007, TV3 (Malaysia) has started broadcasting the dramedy series "Emil Emilda" in their "Samarinda" timeslot, starring Sharifah Amani as the lead role of Emilda.[12][13] She stars in title role of Emilda, a bespectacled geeky filing clerk working in a fictitious TV station, where she catches the attention of the CEO due to her hard-working nature and passion for the broadcasting industry. The CEO finds out his long-lost son, Emil/Boboi who has been missing following a car accident 20 years ago has been sighted. En route to follow-up on the information regarding his son, he dies when his private helicopter crashes. It is then revealed in his will that he has chosen Emilda to be his temporary replacement as CEO until his son can be located to be his rightful heir.[14] Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (STMB) or TV3 was incorporated in 1983 as Malaysia’s first commercial television station. ... Dramedy, a portmanteau of drama and comedy, is a genre of movies and television in which the lines between these very different genres were blurred. ... Samarinda is the capital of East Kalimantan Province. ...


Controversy

In 2006 at the 19th Malaysian Film Festival, when accepting her award as Best Actress she said “"I sound like(I was) stupid, if I speak Malay, so I’ll speak English",”[15]. She later claimed that she was misquoted when her statement was translated by the Malay media.


Other Information

Her popularity has garnered her roles in advertising campaigns for products ranging from perfume and make-up to sanitary napkins and household electronic appliances. She also likes to go shopping at 1-Utama, a major shopping mall in Malaysia, and her favourite bag is a black Adidas bag. She is sometimes affectionately referred to as "Nanie" by family, friends, and fans.


List of films

Sepet is a 2004 Malaysian romantic comedy drama film set in Ipoh, Malaysia. ... Gubra is a Malaysian movie which was released in 2006 as the sequel to Sepet by Yasmin Ahmad. ... Possessed is a 2006 Malaysian horror film starring Amber Chia and Harisu, and is the second feature film by director Bjarne Wong. ... Mukhsin is a popular 2007 Malay film in Malaysia. ...

List of dramas

  • Emil Emilda

Awards

18th Malaysian Film Festival 2005

  • Most Promising Newcomer Award (Sepet)

19th Malaysian Film Festival 2006 Sepet is a 2004 Malaysian romantic comedy drama film set in Ipoh, Malaysia. ...

  • Most Actress Award (Gubra)

Gubra is a Malaysian movie which was released in 2006 as the sequel to Sepet by Yasmin Ahmad. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.sun2surf.com/articlePrint.cfm?id=14177
  2. ^ Aleya bintang semakin berkilau
  3. ^ http://www.pensonic.com/possessed/Cast.html
  4. ^ http://drowmage.wordpress.com/tag/mukhsin/
  5. ^ http://www.redfilms.com.my/golgincu.htm
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0472462/
  7. ^ http://malaysia.movies.yahoo.com/Cinta/movie/13919/
  8. ^ http://www.pensonic.com/possessed/Cast.html
  9. ^ http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Tuesday/MoviesTheatre/20070328144303/Article/indexpull_html
  10. ^ http://www.redfilms.com.my/golgincu.htm
  11. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0472462/
  12. ^ http://forum.cari.com.my/viewthread.php?tid=262176&extra=&page=1
  13. ^ http://gambar.blogspot.com/search/label/Emil%20Emilda
  14. ^ http://mentallydisturbed.blogspot.com/2007/01/promo-time-yeahh-kids.html
  15. ^ http://thestar.com.my/education/story.asp?file=/2006/8/20/education/15161812
  16. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0997258/

 
 

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