Sunday, July 26, 2009

Rest in Peace, Yasmin Ahmad...

Yasmin Ahmad,an Internationally-acclaimed movie director, also renowned for her advertisements capturing the multiracial essence of Malaysia, dies...
Bernama news:
KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 —Renowned film and advertising director Yasmin Ahmad died here at about 11.25 pm last night.

Her death was confirmed by Media Prime Group Chief Operations Officer Datuk Seri Ahmad Farid Ridzuan, who was at the Damansara Specialist Hospital, when contacted by Bernama.

Yasmin, 51, collapsed while presenting a working paper at Sri Pentas, the headquarters of the private television station TV3 on Thursday and was rushed to the Damnsara Specialists Hospital.

She was reported to have suffered a stroke and brain haemorrhage.
I present here one of her truly touching advetistment which I like most...

5 comments:

D.L Sumunie said...

Sad to read that news, The country lost a talented person like her. My condolence to her family and may her soul rest in peace.

DeePo said...

T_T sob sob...i knew about this last nite..

reanaclaire said...

hey.. i didnt know she passed on.. i heard she was admitted.. poor lady.. sigh.. we malaysians need more people like her, she is one classic lady, she is so malaysian, a true malaysian that we should be ...

MariaFaizal said...

I'm saddened by her demise. Such a BIG loss. Love, love her movies.
The ad has moved me in a way i couldn't describe.Take care KY.

KY Chua said...

Sumunie, DeePo, Claire & Maria/Faizal. Thanks for commenting. Sorry no reply till now.