Nurul Aini And Fantasy Drama Raksasa Win At Mediacorp's Malay Entertainment Awards Show Pesta Perdana
Mediacorp's biennial awards show was hosted by Najip Ali.
Nurul Aini won her fifth Most Popular Female Personality title at last night’s (Mar 5) Pesta Perdana 2021, Mediacorp’s biennial awards show that honours the best in local Malay entertainment.
The evening's big winner was Raksasa, the fantasy-drama telemovie about a little girl abducted by a monster, which took home Best Drama Special, Best Actor in a Leading Role – Drama Special/Anthology for Lim Kay Tong, Best Writing, and Best Editing.
Hosted by Najip Ali and held at The Theatre at Mediacorp, the 16th edition of Pesta Perdana also saw Norman Ishak named Most Popular Male Personality. Warna 94.2FM’s Tamu Warna: Espresso Warna received the inaugural Best Audio Programme award.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was conferred on Suhaimi Jais for his contributions to the industry, which includes producing Simfoni Layar Perak, the first Malay symphonic concert staged at the Esplanade; Muzika Extravaganza, an annual variety co-production with Radio Television Malaysia; and the acclaimed mini-series Bunga Tanjong.
Here's the full list of winners:
Special Achievement Award: Suhaimi Jais
Most Popular Female Personality: Nurul Aini
Most Popular Male Personality: Norman Ishak
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Drama Series: Rosita Hussin (Tekan Minyak Sr 2)
Best Actor in a Leading Role – Drama Series: Sufian Ahmad (Bujang Hantar)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama Series: Marisa Yasmin (Poskad Dari Alhambra)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Drama Series: Wan Hanafi Su (Forensik)
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Drama Special / Anthology: Rosita Hussin (Mamaku Bibikku)
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Drama Special / Anthology: Lim Kay Tong (Raksasa)
Best Actor / Actress a Supporting Role - Drama Special / Anthology: Eka Mairina (Mamaku Bibikku)
Best Actor/Actress in a Comedy Role: Mastura Ahmad (Runcit)
Most Promising Actor/Actress: Farah Lola (Lesung Sr 2)
Best Host – Entertainment: Najip Ali (Muzika Ekstravaganza 2019)
Best Host – Info-Ed: Mastura Ahmad (Wahhhnita)
Best Young Star: Nik Aqimi (Couple Cosmo)
Best Drama Series: Kultus
Best Drama Special: Raksasa
Best Entertainment Series: Te:Ra Seh! 4.0
Best Entertainment Special: Suria Elektra 2020
Best Info-Ed Programme: Hak Siapa Sr 2
Best Children’s Programme: Mama Ku Sayang
Best Audio Programme: Tamu Warna: Espresso Warna
Best Directing – Drama: Muhammad Mahfuz (Kultus)
Best Directing – Entertainment: Fadila Abdul Wahid (Suria Elektra 2020)
Best Writing – Drama: M. Raihan Halim, Alia Farhana (Raksasa)
Best Writing – Entertainment: Netty Fiona Othman (Suria Elektra 2020)
Best Writing – Info-Ed: Najip Ali, Umie Isa (Semangat Emas)
Best Videography – Drama: Shaiful Reezal Tajri (Kultus)
Best Editing – Drama: Zaini Nasser (Raksasa)
Best Theme Song: Marcell Siahaan (Composer & Singer), Adiran ‘Kitut’ Purwanto (Composer), Candra ‘Che’ Johan (Lyricist) “Cinta Tersembunyi” (Hilang Kasih di Sarajevo)
Most Popular Programme: Kek Champion Sr 2