Every single Malaysian have to know who this famous Penangite is! Everyone rich and fabulous have at least one pair of his high-end shoes. But what most people don’t know is that before he became successful, he worked as a cleaner in a shoe factory to fund his college education.
Born as Izyan Alirahman, this Sarawakian Indie-Rock singer makes all of us proud with songs being featured in movies like 21 Jump Street and TV shows, Gossip Girl & Private Practice!
HRH Tuanku Raja Zarith Sofia is the first intellectual Princess to speak in Oxford University, as well as the first Sultanah (Queen) to graduate from Oxford. The quote above is from her speech she presented in Oxford University titled ‘We Are Like You: What Muslims in Malaysia Have In Common with the Rest of the World.’ How great that our Princess is the first and only to graduate from Oxford and is going to be our future Raja Permaisuri Agong (Queen of Malaysia)?! Proud.
The Johorean film-director is famous for her cross-cultural movies and adverts that would bring tears to our eyes either of sadness or laughter.
Another fellow everyone should look up to! Melvin Tong lost his right leg to a rare form of cancer known as fibrosarcoma when he was 17 years old. Despite his disability, Melvin had successfully climbed Mount Kinabalu in 2010, a part of his charity drive to create awareness about children abuse. He is also a licenced PADI diver, and had dived at multiple diving sites locally and internationally. In 2012, he successfully skied for the first time using a special ski crutches. Today, he is a successful entrepreneur, the founder of Extreme Cars and Extreme Supercars, which is an imported car dealer in Malaysia. More on Melvin here.
Allahyarham Mokhtar Dahari is known as a legend in Malaysian football. Nicknamed as SuperMokh, the Selangorean footballer was one of the best football players in Asia in the 1970s. He passed way in July 1991 from motor neurone disease. Al-Fatihah.
Keras manapun hati seorang muslimah tu,
Kadang benda yang tak masuk akal pun,
Dia boleh menangis.