Popular Malaysian actor to portray Anwar Ibrahim in new biopic

22/11/2022 1:15:00 PM

Popular Malaysian actor to portray Anwar Ibrahim in new biopic

Popular Malaysian actor to portray Anwar Ibrahim in new biopic

PETALING JAYA - Popular Malaysian actor Farid Kamil says he took on a huge challenge playing the role of Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. The biopic titled Jalan Masih Panjang (The Road Is Still Long) a joint production between Malaysia and Indonesia...

0 Engagements PETALING JAYA - Popular Malaysian actor Farid Kamil says he took on a huge challenge playing the role of Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.Copy to clipboard https://str.KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Anwar Ibrahim reiterated on Sunday (Nov 20) that he has sufficient support to form a new federal government.Copy to clipboard https://str.

The biopic titled Jalan Masih Panjang (The Road Is Still Long) a joint production between Malaysia and Indonesia – is slated for release next year.Set between 1993 and 1998, the movie was at its final stages of shooting.The biopic titled Jalan Masih Panjang (The Road Is Still Long) a joint production between Malaysia and Indonesia – is slated for release next year.Mr Anwar became Malaysia’s deputy prime minister in 1993 and was sacked from his government and Umno party positions in 1998.He replied:"As I said last night, it is done but I want it to be really proper and let them (political parties) issue their own statements.Mr Farid, 41, during a press conference for his latest film Remp-It 2 on Monday (Nov 21) revealed that playing Mr Anwar was difficult as it was his first time playing a political figure.Mr Anwar became Malaysia’s deputy prime minister in 1993 and was sacked from his government and Umno party positions in 1998.“I wanted to give an accurate portrayal of Anwar because he isn’t just a political figure, but a leader who’s globally recognised.In 2018, Umno lost power for the first time in Malaysia’s six-decade history on the back of public ire over the 1MDB scandal in which billions of dollars in public funds were stolen.

That is why I spent lots of time watching videos of the man himself and listening to his speeches,” the actor shared.“I wanted to give an accurate portrayal of Anwar because he isn’t just a political figure, but a leader who’s globally recognised.When asked which parties he was collaborating with, Mr Anwar would only say:"Let them come out with their own statements (on the matter).However, watching videos of the PH leader himself wasn’t enough.For Mr Farid, there was no better way of learning about a non-fictional role than meeting the real person himself.However, watching videos of the PH leader himself wasn’t enough..Results from the 15th General Election on Saturday show that PH and Perikatan Nasional (PN) are both in pole position to form the next government, winning 81 and 73 seats respectively.

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