Anugerah Planet Muzik 2012 – Red Carpet Event

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The pre-cursor to Anugerah Planet Muzik 2012 was the Red Carpet event. Not too sure if viewers of Astro Ria on Mio Singtel were able to catch it live as I heard initially it was supposed to be, unless it was only meant for Malaysian viewers. Nonetheless, for the benefit of my fellow Singaporean readers as well as those from outside this country who did not get to see enough from fellow entertainment blog sites / portals, yours truly have captured more photographs for your viewing pleasure. Note that this is not the full compliment of artistes who walked down the carpet as I had missed out on a few, like local groups X-Clusive and Diorama amongst others, due to the speed they were walking down the aisle and did not stop near where I was stationed that night. Some like Taufik Batisah and Hady Mirza did not appear along the Red Carpet at all, but I guess they have their valid reasons. Enjoy the photographs on show!!!

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The Red Carpet event hosts – Hafeez Glamour, Fiza O and A B Shaik

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Fiza O, A B Shaik and Zaza Majid hemmed it up before the event got underway…

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Lynn Malik and Lefttool

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Hafriz (one half of local hip-hop duo Mxnor | Mxjor) and former Singapore Idol season three contestant Faizal Isa

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Haramain Osman and Judah Lyne from The Lion Story

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Local band PULSE! who were nominated in the Best New Duo / Group category…

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Farid and Nash leading the Aryan Band entourage…

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Farhan Shah and Clarence Liew. They are currently working on a single together and expect it to be out early next year…

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Wawan (left) and his band The Auras

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A band Singapore (and Thailand) can be proud of – Audionauts

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Snowball had local actor-host-singer Ashmie Roslan (second from right) and rapper Phalique (right) as part of their entourage…

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Ross and Aidil of Revalina

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Hyrul Anuar looking dapper in his slick suit…

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Awi Rafael and his beau Hanez Suraya

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Hazama looked cool in this outfit, a reflection of his personality…

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A very likeable personality this Budi Doremi

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I didn’t know Ridho Rhoma has quite a following in Singapore till this Red Carpet event…

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Not much is known of local band Arus, but their music is infectious nonetheless…

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The Sallys were not at full strength that night…

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Amanda Imani and Indonesia-based Malaysian actor Keith Foo…

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Rocker Shafyre and his buddy Calito

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The gal who did us proud on stage that night, Siti Zahidah

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The “Ombak Rindu” couple – Adira and Hafiz Suip

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Aliff Aziz and the vocal powerhouse from Indonesia, Maria Calista

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The ever-so-shy Najwa Latif

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A beauty queen who is also a deejay, host, actress, singer and chef – Soo Wincci

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Judika and his beautiful fiancee, beauty queen Duma Riris

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An awesome band from Malaysia, Mojo. They are set to make waves in the scene…

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Resident hosts of Ratu, Fauzie Laily and Marina Yusoff. With them is the handsome and articulate Khairudin Saharom

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A lot has been said about her post-APM 2012. Alyah is still a great singer in my eyes…

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Zizan being flanked by Elfira Loy (left) and Kaka Azraff

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All smiles here – Sharnaaz Ahmad and Shila Amzah

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Ever so loving couple, Mr. Sheikh Haikel and wife Anna Belle Francis…

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SleeQ looking slick as always…

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Singapore Idol season 3 winner Sezairi Sezali and his sweet partner, Syaza Qistina Tan

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Tujuh Band, with Cassidy Anderson

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Good to see Teacher’s Pet revived and active in the scene…

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Dato’ Sheila Majid and husband Acis of Gersang fame…

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Didicazli, seen here with his mother, Madam Siti Rosminah Jaafar of Al-Jawaher fame…

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This photo of Kotak was actually taken during one of the commercial breaks…

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Suria Elektra Post-Event: What You Did Not Get To See…

As promised, I’m back with this entry which I’ve promised to upload before Monday. For those of you who are linked to me in Facebook, this post is perhaps very much redundant as you would have seen the photographs I uploaded on Suria Elektra and its post-event reception about a week ago. But of course I have not forgotten those who are not in my contact list. That is why this entry is published specially for you even if I don’t upload all the photographs I took that night.

If you had watched the live telecast show from the comfort of your home, then you would have missed seeing the cutting of Suria‘s 10th Anniversary cake when the rolled credits had ended and Suria was showing “Kala Malam Bulan Mengambang“. Our distinguised guests-of-honour were invited up to the stage by the pre / post-event emcee, A B Shaik, to cut the 10kg cake sponsored by Prima Deli. Just before the cake was cut, everyone in the auditorium was asked to join in the singing of the birthday song. Even stars like Dato’ Siti NurhalizaRamli SaripTaufik Batisah and Hady Mirza amongst others, were not spared from being asked to sing when the microphone was passed to them.

The artistes waving and thanking the audience and fans who had come to watch…

Nurul Aini was seen blowing kisses to the crowd. She really enjoyed herself as a host that night…

The look on Fadly Awaludin‘s face was classic…

 

The cake is then wheeled out from the backstage…

“Happy birthday to you!!!… Happy birthday to you!!!”

Blowing away the flames on the candles…

And cutting the cake…

And then it was time for the food to be served at the post-event reception…

Suhaimi Yusof, food connoisseur, tucking in…

Hady & Taufik were still game for photographs even though they wore tired looks on their faces…

A mixture of old and new, from left: Taufik Salleh, Roslan Kemat, Noor Atika Kamaludin & Joe Lazarie

Imran Ajmain looked dashing, while Nurul Aini was stunning…

The ladies who sat together in a row and held their own party that night. Any performer would love to have them as part of their audience. From left: Rosita Hussin, Ariati Tyeb, Rahimah Yusof, Rita Zahara, Mastura Ahmad, Seri Wahyuni Jaes, Elfaeza Ul-Haq & Dalina Jaapar.

Here’s Pianka and their manager Jihan Jauhar

Three beautiful ladies whose talents have been discovered by Suria over the past decade, from left: Azzah Fariha, Kunjung and Huda Ali

Ashmie, Elfaeza and Shahril Wahid demonstrating how to be toothpaste commercial models, while Suhaillah Salam, Dalina & Taufik kept it cool…

The guys looked slick while the ladies were demure. You gotta hand it to Imran Ajmain, Syarif Sleeq, Fauzie Laily, Norfasarie, Rosita Hussin, Nurul Aini, Elfaeza, Dalina & Najip Ali

Suhaillah with the ever loving couple, Rafaat Hamzah and his wife Ziz Za

Catty (Anugerah 2009 semi-finalist) and Alyph Sleeq  flanking the cast of the new series Cinta Ixora – Syarif Sleeq, Nurul Nabilah, Setia Vegawati, Nadiah Mohd and Shenthy Feliziana. Cinta Ixora will debut on Suria on 27 February 2010 at 09:30pm

I’m sure fans of Syah Ibrahim (second from right) would love this photograph. Here he is with, from right: M. Saffri A. Manaf, Roslan Kemat, A B Shaik & Jorah Ahmad‘s chaperone…

Sani Hussin (second from left) was initially hesitant to take this photograph alongside the younger generation of Suria artistes like Ashmie, Taufik, Haizad Imran, Fadhlur Rahman, Sufiyan, Azzah Fariha & Elfaeza as he felt out of place, but he joined in after much coaxing. I’m sure the younger cohort look up to him as a mentor and inspiration…

Rita Zahara, ex-newscaster of both English & Malay news got my vote as the best-dressed that night. She was simply gorgeous in her dress, which was designed by Lulu Alhadad, an up and coming fashion designer…

And before I end this entry, I would just like to thank Imran Ajmain for taking the time to record this for my readers on that night itself. Please do give him your utmost support and visit his official website www.imranajmain.com for the latest news on his upcoming shows and single / album promotions. Also, for more news on our local entertainment scene, promotions on upcoming shows, concerts and events, you can get your bites at Gumbira.com, a company set up by none other than the man himself…