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Panning toward global success


Sharad hopes to raise the standard of Malaysian movies through Tarantella Picture’s venture with Medient Studios.

Sharad hopes to raise the standard of Malaysian movies through Tarantella Picture’s venture with Medient Studios.

THE local movie industry was once the market leader in the region. Malaysia produced quality content and created stars, but that was in the late 1950s to the mid-1970s.

The Malay movie scene got its first foreign recognition when the late Tan Sri Dr P. Ramlee won the Best Male Actor at the 4th Asian Film Festival in Tokyo, Japan in 1957 and Most Versatile Talent at the 10th Asian Film Festival in 1963. 

   

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