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Sudirman Arshad: Google Doodle Celebrates Malaysian Singer and Songwriter’s 65th Birthday

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Google has paid tribute to late Malaysian singer and songwriter Sudirman Arshad with a special “doodle” in conjunction with his 65th birthday on Friday (May 25).

Referred to just as Sudirman by his legion of fans, the talented artist was born the youngest of seven children in Temerloh, Pahang in 1954.

In its message, Google highlighted the popular singer’s biography and extraordinary accomplishments as a singer, songwriter, author, visual artist, and actor.

“Before becoming one of the most popular performers in Asia, Sudirman worked as a journalist and an attorney.

“He is remembered for his piercing tenor voice and for staging one of the largest free concerts in Malaysian history.

“On April 15, 1986, he performed for a crowd of over 100,000 on Kuala Lumpur’s Chow Kit Road. Lifted above the audience by a crane, Sudirman delivered a performance that delighted a crowd that included Malay, Chinese, and Indian fans,” it said.

Sudirman died from pneumonia at the age of 37 in February 1992.

Among Sudirman’s most famous tunes incorporate “Tanggal 31 Ogos” and “Balik Kampung” which live on till today amid festive occasions such as Malaysia’s Independence Day and Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

In 1989, Sudirman won recognition at the Asian Popular Music Awards at London’s Royal Albert Hall, when he sang his mark hit “A Thousand Million Smiles” and a rendition of “Send In The Clowns” with choreography that paid tribute to Charlie Chaplin.

The performance raised Sudirman’s worldwide profile. He travelled the world from Hawaii and Asia through the Middle East and Europe.

More than that, Sudirman eagerly attempted the obligation of signing autographs when he toured.

“He would sign every autograph, never refuse anyone who wanted to take a picture with him, always has a warm welcoming smile and was always humble,” said his former manager, Daniel Dharanee Kannan.

Sudirman was additionally appointed as the “Singing Ambassador” by the Malaysian Tourism Ministry, where he extended his collection by singing in Malay just as English, Tamil, Tagalog, Korean, and various Chinese dialects.

With 14 albums to his credit, Sudirman received the Malaysian music industry’s Anugerah Industri Muzik award.

A street was even named after him in his hometown and the Sudirman Scholarship Fund was established to support performing artists.

“Selamat Hari lahir, Sudirman Haji Arshad!” Google said.

The Doodles have become an iconic part of Google, celebrating and marking past and present events all over the world, including anniversaries and holidays.

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Jamuna, a veteran Telugu actor, dies

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Hyderabad: Age-related illnesses caused the veteran Telugu actor Jamuna to pass away early on Friday. At her home in Hyderabad, she passed away. Among others, the renowned actor is well-known for his roles in the films Missamma, Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu, Bhagyarekha, Donga Ramudu, Pooja Phalam, Gundamma Katha, Mooga Manasulu, and Letha Manasulu. She was married to Juluri Ramana Rao in 1965; her children, an artist named Sravanthi Juluri and Vamsee Juluri, survive her.

She was born on August 30, 1936, in Hampi to Kausalaya Devi and Srinivas Rao. After her family relocated there, she spent her childhood in Duggirala in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. She started out as a stage performer in school and made her Telugu film debut with “Puttillu” before going on to play several iconic roles and having a long, successful career spanning more than five decades. She shared the stage with other eminent performers from the time, including NT Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, and SV Ranga Rao.

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Bigg Boss 16: Dalljiet Kaur, Shalin Bhanot’s ex-wife, has the greatest message for him following his emotional breakdown

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Shalin Bhanot has had a difficult few days—no, weeks—in the Bigg Boss 16 house. He has faced some severe accusations and has been on the verge of losing it.

Shalin Bhanot came up a lot at the Weekend Ka Vaar last week. Tina Datta levelled several charges against him. There were several instances in the Bigg Boss 16 house when Shalin’s ex-wife and actress Dalljiet Kaur’s name was dragged by contestants during a fight.

Recently, Tina Datta brought up Dalljiet during her argument with Shalin. She frequently used Dalljiet’s name, claiming Shalin never respected his wife. As a result, the host Salman Khan chastised her. But Dalljiet’s most recent message to Shalin has undoubtedly captured the hearts of many.

Shalin Bhanot broke down in last night’s episode when everyone divided into their own groups and left Shalin alone. Additionally, Priyanka Chahar Choudhary and Tina Datta persisted in criticising him, isolating him, and encouraging him, for which the internet community has dubbed the two actresses bullies. Even the other residents of the house believed Tina and Priyanka Chahar Choudhary were acting maliciously, and Shiv and MC Stan even pledged to stand for Shalin.

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Pathaan: When Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan appear together, the theatres erupt in raucous applause, whistles, and yells. see videos

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The moment has come, and fans have been swarming theatres across the nation since 6 a.m. to watch Shah Rukh Khan return to the big screen in a leading role in Pathaan. The fans are thrilled to see SRK back in action, and anticipation is at an all-time high on social media. Salman Khan appears in the film, as was previously rumoured, and the moment the two superstars—commonly referred to as the Karan and Arjun of Indian cinema—join forces for an action-packed scene causes a roar.

A few videos of fans reacting to their favourite stars returning to action with cheers, claps, whistling, screaming, and dancing have gone viral. Pathaan and Tiger’s encounter produced a significant moment of joy among supporters.

In the meantime, Tiger returns to the big screen in Pathaan, which is going to be followed by Tiger 3 for Diwali 2023. John Abraham and Deepika Padukone also appear in the film with Shah Rukh Khan. The War-famous Siddharth Anand-directed movie is now playing in theatres in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

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