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Published: Wednesday March 19, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday March 19, 2014 MYT 11:46:59 AM

Hilyah does not let her shyness get in the way of her ambitions

Taiping-born model Hilyah Amirah, 26, is now a resident in Cheras.

The accounting graduate said she had been modelling for two years now and had appeared in a number of magazines.

Speaking about the F1, she said this would be her third year as a Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix grid girl.

“I enjoy this event as it is a good platform to gain new contacts,” she said.

When not modelling, she can be seen acting in Malay dramas.

“I have acted in a few local Malay dramas such as Sebenarnya Saya Isteri Dia and Telemovie Homestay Maya,” she said.

Hilyah said she enjoyed acting as it allowed her to be a different person.

When not busy modelling and acting, she usually has her head buried in books.

She calls herself an introvert who enjoys a small group of friends rather than a big group of acquaintances.

“I am a shy person and one can usually find me in a corner with my novels,” she said, adding that it took her sometime to cosy up to new people.

In the future, she hopes to venture into the broadcasting world.

Hilyah Amirah, 26

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Tags / Keywords: Lifestyle, Community, Central Region, formula 1, petronas grand prix, grid girls

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