AFTER much success at the Bruneian school visits, the team from ‘Yasmine The Movie’ continued their roadshow in Indonesia, which began on July 12 and ended yesterday.
Attending the roadshows in Indonesia were lead actress Liyana Yus and supporting cast members Nadiah Wahid and Roy Sungkono alongside producer, Khairuddin Kamaluddin.
Yasmine will also be released in Jakarta on August 21 in cinemas. With the screenwriter Salman Aristo, and several cast members and coming from Indonesia, Yasmine has generated a lot of attention from the press and media there. For the Indonesian roadshows, Liyana Yus teams up with local silat members to conduct demonstrations in schools.
“The energy of the fans in the schools in Indonesia has been great so far. I am having such an amazing time. I still cannot believe that we have that many fans and followers here in Indonesia,” said Liyana. Nadiah also voiced her thanks for the tremendous welcome at the neighbouring country. “So far Jakarta has been very welcoming. The students have been very enthusiastic in participating in activities during the roadshow. It’s always nice to see them smile,” she said.
Salman Aristo is an Indonesian screenwriter and film producer/ director known for his work on ‘Ayat-Ayat Cinta’, ‘Laskar Pelangi’, ‘Garuda di Dadaku’ and ‘Sang Penari’. This led to Aristo receiving numerous successes and has been nominated for three Citra Awards.
In conjunction with His Majesty’s birthday, the Yasmine team were also invited to the Brunei High Commissioner in Indonesia’s residence on the July 14 for a tahlil and thanksgiving prayer.
The Brunei Times
Saturday, July 19, 2014