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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Tan Sri Dr P Ramlee The Great Artist

P Ramlee was born here

A house at Conter Hall (Jalan P Ramlee, Penang now)

P Ramlee's Farther, Tengku Nyak Puteh

P Ramlee's Mother (Che Mah)

P Ramlee's First School

P Ramlee's second School

While schooling at Francis Light School

P Ramlee while he was studying at Sekolah Diraja Jepun, during Japanese occupation in Malaya.

He returned to Penang Free School when the World War II ended.

Career as a musician begin...

Encik Ibrahim Zain, Closed Friend to P Ramlee, narrator

This article was written based on Melodi TV3's report on May 23, 2010 and Wikipedia

May 27, 2010, exactly 37 years of the late Tan Sri Dr P Ramlee leave us.

He was born in Counter Hall, now known as Jalan P. Ramlee in his mother's parents house on March 22, 1929. Then he grew up in Kg Java, Penang.

His mother is known as Che Mah or Mak Mah. His father called Tengku Nyak Puteh, was a mechanic at Kg Java.

He received early education at Sekolah Malay Kampong Jawa and then to the Francis Light School. Subsequently he resumed his studies at the Penang Free School until the outbreak of World War II. During the Japanese occupation in Malaya, he studied at the School of the Japanese Navy. P Ramlee expert speaking in Japanese. He returned to Penang Free School when the war ended. He started playing music since he was in high school. He joined several bands in Kampung Jawa.

1947 tests conducted by the Penang Free School. P Ramlee pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English only. After that he did not continue his studies further. He played music more seriously.

He later moved to Singapore. to be more seriously in art.

In Singapore, the film director at first was to use his voice only, to sing songs in the film. Due to lack of actors, he also offered to play a minor role. P. Ramlee 's first film role was "Chinta" in 1948. He starred as a villain and background singer.

P Ramlee's acting career has evolved with the coming of the new director of Shaw Brothers who came from India, L Krishnan. L Krishnan was like P Ramlee played hero. At first, the Shaw Brothers had not agreed. The Shaw has said that the P Ramlee was not handsome, got more pimples and crouch lean. L Krishnan, finally convinced Shaw Brothers. The movie showed good result and received good response from the public. From there the name of P Ramlee became famous. Its success continues to grow and has starred in 27 films between 1948 to 1955.

Ramlee directed his first film Penarik Becha (The Trishaw Man). In 1957, Ramlee would act in the first of his Bujang Lapok (Dowdy Bachelors) comedic films that he acted along S. Shamsuddin along with Aziz Sattar, which are still popular among the modern Malay film watchers.
During his career he directed and acted in sixty-six films, and had more than 360 songs to his credit. Among his films that received awards are:
• Best Musical Score for Hang Tuah — Third Asian Film Festival, Hong Kong (1956)
• Best Male Actor for Anak-ku Sazali (My son, Sazali) — Fourth Asian Film Festival, Tokyo (1957)
• Best Comedy Film for Nujum Pak Belalang (The Fortune Teller) — Seventh Asian Film Festival, Tokyo (1960)
• Most Versatile Talent for Ibu Mertua Ku (My Mother In-law) — Tenth Asian Film Festival, Tokyo (1963)
• Best Comedy Film for Madu Tiga (Three Wives) — Eleventh Asian Film Festival, Taipei (1964)
His final film was Laksamana Do Re Mi in 1972 and his last song and lyrics was Ayer Mata Di Kuala Lumpur in 1973 before his death.


thomas said...

P Ramlee,our most famous actor,nice that you write about him.

Amira Putri said...

he had exactly the same look as his father.. :)

cahaya ke2 said...

Allahyarham dalam kenangan.... Al-Fatihah..


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