Fatin Afeefa leaves stardom on husband’s wishes


Compiled by ALLISON LAI, MARTIN CARVALHO AND R.ARAVINTHAN

Starlet Fatin Afeefa (pic) has announced that she will be leaving the entertainment world, fulfilling the wishes of her husband, reported Kosmo!

She said that aside from respecting her husband’s wishes, quitting her career would enable her to focus on family.

“My husband asked if it is alright if I no longer sing and act. I replied yes and that it is not a problem, “ said the 30-year-old.

Fatin Afeefa, whose real name is Fatin Nur Afifah Shamsudin said she did manage to “bargain” with her husband, Aliff Awang, to allow her to organise several campaigns, as she is used to working.

“He agreed to it,” the actress said.

Fatin, who starred in the movie Tentang Bulan, said she is striving to become a better person and a better Muslim.

Fatin tied the knot with Aliff Awang in December 2022.

She was previously married to local actor Adam Shahz in December 2013 but divorced in May 2017.

> Eight-year-old Khayla Adha Mirza Imran has broken the bones in her hands and feet over 60 times due to a brittle bone condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta.

The child has since undergone 60 surgeries to treat her condition, her mother Khairol Niza Zaffarullah Khan, 44, said.

The family from Seberang Jaya, Penang, has resigned to the fact of their daughter’s painful condition which has no cure.

Khairol Niza said that she and her husband decided to keep Khayla in spite of advice from doctors to terminate her pregnancy at eight months after detecting the defect.

However, the couple have not given up hope and are seeking stem cell treatment for their child.

The treatment, involves more than six stem cell injections at a cost of about RM11,400 per injection or RM68,400 in total.

● The above article is 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 this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.

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