Actress Sharifah Husna won’t be typecast


Compiled by SIRA HABIBU, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN

Actress Sharifah Husna Syed Feizal does not want to be known as an artiste who relies on her looks to get acting jobs, reported Berita Harian.

“I do not want people to label me as a pretty actress who cannot act. I want to break free from such stereotyping, ” she said.

Hence, the 27-year-old actress with a multi-ethnic ancestry including Pakistani, Afghan, Arab, British, Portuguese, Dutch and Indonesian, has accepted offers to play challenging characters.

Sharifah Husna, who played a psychotic character in the TV drama Ryan Aralyn, was also offered a leading role in an upcoming film.

“It will be my first action drama. Shooting is scheduled to start in January, ” she said.



> Health director-general Tan Sri Noor Hisham Abdullah was portrayed as a superhero in a BoBoiBoy animation video uploaded on YouTube, reported Kosmo!

The one-minute clip was aimed at promoting the CAPP way in combating Covid-19.

CAPP is the acronym for cegah (prevent), amal (observe), patuh (obey), and pantau (monitor).

The video showcased BoBoiBoy’s main characters namely Ying, Gopal, Yaya and Fang failing in their bid to fight Covid-19 with their superpowers.

Dr Noor Hisham’s animated character then appears and kills the virus by just washing his hands with soap.

Dr Noor Hisham lent his voice to deliver the message that Covid-19 could be defeated through CAPP.

“With CAPP, you too can be a superhero, ” Dr Noor Hisham’s character said in the clip.



The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.

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