Yasmin Ahmad Has Passed Away

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Yasmin Ahmad Has Passed Away

Just got the very sad and tragic news. Renowned Malaysian director Yasmin Ahmad has passed on. She collapsed during a meeting at a TV station on Thursday due to a stroke, and was rushed to the hospital for an emergency surgery. Unfortunately, she didn't recover from her coma.

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shawJuly 25, 2009 7:19 PM

I will miss you and your creation.

libanJuly 25, 2009 7:49 PM

very sad.
best malaysian director so far..

Michael GuillenJuly 25, 2009 9:38 PM

How horrible. Such a loss.

wisekwaiJuly 26, 2009 3:15 AM
Agent WaxJuly 26, 2009 5:48 AM

I woke up this morning, showered, and went out for brunch and grocery shopping. I passed by the newsstand, checked out the headlines, and there it was. Oh, hell.

This is a true tragedy of epic proportions for Malaysian cinema, and an utter loss for world cinema in general. Still, I suppose all that pales in comparison to the grief her family and loved ones must be feeling at the moment.

Rest in peace, Yasmin. Your loss will be felt.

IEDPartyJuly 26, 2009 6:22 AM


FLYcicakJuly 26, 2009 6:54 AM

will there be any other thought-provoking malaysian films after this?