Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Fauziah Latiff & Rashidi Ishak Play PM's Parents In New Musical

Malaysian Paula Abdul Fauziah Latiff and Malaysian Hugh Grant Rashidi Ishak starred as the parents of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in the National Theatre's and National Arts, Culture and Heritage Academy's new musical Tun Razak - The Musical from August 16 to 20, 2009.

Rashidi played Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, the revered father of Najib while Fauziah played his wife Tun Rahah Noah.

Razak was Malaysia's second Prime Minister from 1970 until his death from cancer at the age of 54 in 1976.

Razak was responsible for helping Malaysia's indigenous people gradually find their way into the modern economic sectors after a century of British colonial rule which confined them to the village economy.