Veteran Malaysian comedian Maidin Ibrahim passes away

Comedy veteran Maidin Ibrahim
Comedy veteran Maidin Ibrahim

ALOR SETAR – With the heartfelt loss of comedy genius Robin Williams comes another heartbreaking news as this time Malaysia’s very own veteran comedian Maidin Ibrahim passes away.

Maidin Ibrahim, 76 had passed away due to a heart attack at his home in Kampung Pokok Tai, Gurun after his afternoon prayers at 2pm.

The late Maidin was also known as “Pak Tam” or a.k.a Mamu had left behind a widow, Habira Ibrahim and 5 children and also 3 grandchildren.

Maidin was born in Pokok Keras, Bagan Lalang, Butterworth had found his talent since the 1950’s with a group of “Boria” at their village.

He was known for his rib tickling performance in popular Malay movies such as Anak Mami and Nana Tanjung.

During his glory days, the talented Maidin had won the Anugerah Skrin Award in the year 2000/2001 for his performance in the drama Pinang Durian.

 

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