Gone too soon.
The late Yasmin Ahmad was born on January 7th, 1958 and was one of Malaysia’s most respected and inspiring film director, writer and scriptwriter. Apart from that, she was also the executive creative director at advertising agency Leo Burnett Kuala Lumpur. Best known for her movies Sepet, Talentime and Gubra, she was also known for her television commercials, in particularly for Petronas, her ads always included a blend of humour, heart and love that crosses various cultural barriers.
Yasmin’s works has won her multiple awards in Malaysia and also internationally. Quite the controversial queen, Yasmin’s movies usually depict events and relationships that are dubbed forbidden or frown upon by social conservatives in Malaysia.
Today marks Yasmin Ahmad’s 56th birthday and we at Hype.My have listed down some of her best works as remembrance and tribute to Yasmin who will always be a legend in our hearts.
Chinese New Year Commercial