Amy Mastura

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Amy Mastura
امي مستورة
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Mastura on MeleTOP in June 2015.
Amy Mastura binti Suhaimi

(1971-05-10) May 10, 1971 (age 52)
Occupation(s)Singer, Actress, Comedian, Television Presenter, Product Endorser, Composer
Years active1993–present
Alvin Tham Suffian
(m. 2000)
RelativesMazuin Hamzah (cousin), Nazmi Faiz (nephew)
Musical career
GenresPop, R&B, balada, pop rock, jazz, alternative pop
Labels Pony Canyon (1993 -1999)
Amy Mastura Entertainment (1999–present)
Sony Music (2000–2010)

Amy Mastura Suhaimi (born 10 May 1971) is a Malaysian singer and actress.


Her entertainment career began in the music industry, following her performance at the 1993 Asia bagus talent show in Japan. Her self-titled debut studio album was released the following year under PonyCanyon, and she won the 1995 Penyanyi Wanita Popular (Popular Female Artiste) award. Of her studio albums, the most popular are Amy Mastura and Pujaanku, both of which were certified Double Platinum, and Puteri, which was certified Platinum. Mastura also performed a duet with American pop singer Tommy Page, titled "The Best Part". Her single, "Bintang Hati" from her 2000 third studio album of the same name, garnered her another award, this time as the Best Pop Rock Song in 2000 Juara Lagu awards.

Mastura first ventured into the film industry in 1994 with the film Kuala Lumpur Universiti few months before her debut album released, but she gained prominence in 1996's Tragedi Oktober, which was a local hit. She gained another hit the following year with Aziz M. Osman's Puteri Impian , a highly acclaimed romantic comedy for which she portrays Nora Mat Jidin, a factory girl who likes to dream and then later to join the reality TV to pursue her dream to be a princess. Through the film, she has won the best actress award at the Malaysia Film Festival in 1999. She then once again nominated for best actress for her dual-role comedic performance as well as receive another nomination for best original story for her works with Aziz in Bintang Hati (2004). [1] She is now actively appears in local television dramas playing both comedy and dramatic roles. [2] [3]

In early March 2011, Mastura became the new ambassador for Kose, a Japanese cosmetic line. She became the first Malay woman to be the ambassador for Kose. [4]

Throughout her career as a performer, Amy Mastura has recorded and produced seven studio albums, three compilation albums and recorded 93 songs and singles, her album sales reached 5 million units.

Early life

Amy Mastura was born on 10 May 1971 in Batu Gajah, Perak. She is the younger child of two siblings. She has an older brother. Her mother, Che Pora Din had portrayed as Nora's aunt in Puteri Impian 2 while her father is a retired soldier. Mastura and her older brother were raised in Ipoh. Her cousins, Mazuin Hamzah and Mazlan Hamzah entered showbiz first and are members of Malaysian band, Quinary M which was popular in the 1980s. Her career was managed by her cousin, Nana since with Sony Music Malaysia.


Amy Mastura began her early career as a stewardess with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) from 1989 to 1994. She has family ties with Mazuin Hamzah as cousin, [5] thus, musical career is synonymous with her. Mastura joined the music career via Asia Bagus competition in Japan and as a result, she won the competition and defeating other Asian new talents. She signed with the Japanese record label Pony Canyon where she was their recording artiste until 1999.

She was first introduced through a song titled, Harapan Semalam, a duet song with composer Azmeer. Her self-titled debut album was released in 1994, a year after she won the Asia Bagus, notable singles from the album are Meniti Hari, Jawapan Kasih and Kasih became hits in the radio airwaves. Her first single, Meniti Hari entering the 10th Anugerah Juara Lagu. She won the Popular Female Singer category at the Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 1994 and defeating other singers such as Fauziah Latiff and Shima. She also nominated in Best New Female Artist and Best Female Vocal Performance at the Anugerah Industri Muzik 1995. She left Malaysia Airlines in the end of 1994 to focus on her musical career.

She collaborated with the American singer and songwriter, Tommy Page through a song titled, The Best Part. She was also a VJ on MTV Syok produced by MTV in 1995. On 1 May 1996, her second album Pujaan Ku was released and later followed by her third album, Puteri, on 4 November 1997.

Besides music, she was also a sought-after actress when she appeared in her first film, Kuala Lumpur Universiti with Azhar Sulaiman, the film was not released until 1999. This was followed by her second movie, Impian and later followed by her other films including Tragedi Oktober and Puteri Impian . The film eventually earned a win for Mastura in the Best Actress category at the 1999 Malaysian Film Festival. She also acted in several dramas and telemovies and active in theatrical works.

Her success in acting career has opened the public eye when she worked under the guidance from film director Aziz M. Osman. Both Puteri Impian films gained the box office in Malaysian film industry and earned Amy the Most Popular Film Actress in ABPBH 1999. During the 14th Malaysian Film Festival, she won Best Actress and defeated other actress such as Vanida Imran, Nasha Aziz and Normah Damanhuri. She is the only Best Female Vocal Performance finalist at the AIM to win the FFM's Best Actress.

In 2000, Amy joined Sony Music after her contract with Pony Canyon ended in 1999. Her fourth album, Bintang Hati was released and this was her first album with Sony Music. Three singles from the album, Bintang Hati, Sha Na Na and Siapalah Aku became hits and achieved in local radio charts. At the end of 2000, Mastura began her theatrical debut, entitled Siti Di Alam Fantasi at the Istana Budaya.

In 2001, she appeared in Toll Gate Girl directed by Osman Ali where she played as Markonah, together with actress Rita Rudaini and her co-star, Rashid Salleh and gained positive feedback from fans who had been waiting for her movie appearance. Her fifth album, Akan Datang was released a year later, Mastura remains popular as a singer even after becoming a wife and mother. The album won the Best Album Cover and the Kasih Suci music video won the AIM 2002. She also appeared in Cinta 3 Musim jointly produced by her own company, Amy Mastura Entertainment and Aziz M. Osman's Ace Motion Pictures where the drama VCD was released via three stages in 2003. Her husband also appeared as a supporting cast. In 2004, Mastura appeared in two films directed by Aziz, a musical film titled Bintang Hati where she portrayed two characters, Syakila (a popular singer) and Tasha (Syakila's manager); and the other one is a suspense thriller film, titled Trauma where she played as Nurul.

In 2005, Amy Mastura released her sixth album, Lebih Baik, however, the album received a negative feedback when its first single, Bukakanlah Pintu failed to reach listeners' attention. Notable singles include Bingung , Kasihku Sinar and Cinta. She also appeared in a comedy series, Puteri starring Nora Danish. Later on, Mastura appeared in several dramas such as Kasut Tumit Tinggi. In 2007, she hosted a lifestyle program, Casa Impian which formerly aired on Astro Ria and moved to TV3.

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ltr:Malaysian singers and actresses Erra Fazira, Amy Mastura and Ziana Zain on MeleTOP in 2015

Her seventh album, Happy was released in 2009 but failed to highlight her as a singer as she is more prominent in acting career. She appeared in three films in 2010, Damping Malam, Hooperz and Aku Tak Bodoh.

After appearing in Siti Di Alam Fantasi, she appeared in her second theatrical works entitled, Gamat which also starred her daughter, Adalia. A year later, she became the ambassador of the Japanese cosmetical brand, Kose and made her the first Malay woman to become the spokesperson for the brand.

Between 2012 and 2015, she released two new singles, Tapi Itu Dulu and Jom Menari... Lerr from her upcoming album to be released soon. In June 2015, she decided to wear a hijab. [6] [7] In 2016, Amy Mastura released her new single, "Kalimah", it was her last recording before retired from her singing career after exactly 24 years. [8] [9]

In 2017, Amy will be starring in a drama called Jejak Karmila. The drama will be aired on TV3. On 7 September, Amy alongside 15 others celebrities will participate in Super Spontan Superstar 2017 which is a reality comedy shows on Astro Warna. She made it in top 8 with Shuib Sepahtu thus eliminated her in semi-finals. [10]

Other ventures

Besides singing and acting, Mastura also played her role as the product endorser and spokesperson where she has become the endorser for several products such as Quaker Oat, Omega watch, Cif, Maggi Cukup Rasa and other products.

Personal life

Throughout her career, Amy Mastura has been known as a very disciplined artist and free from gossip.

She married with her longtime friend who is also an oil rig engineer, Alvin Tham Suffian on 1 July 2000 and they have two daughters, Adriana and Adalia. Their marriage was held in Ipoh, Perak and dubbed as the "Wedding of the Year". She also has a family ties with international football player, Nazmi Faiz.


Amy Mastura discography
Studio albums7
Compilation albums4
Video albums5
Soundtrack albums2

Studio albums

YearTitleNotable songsAlbum details
1994Amy MasturaMeniti Hari, Jawapan Kasih, Kasih, Suria Khatulistiwa, Flora & FaunaRelease dates: September 1994
Format: CD, cassette
Label: Pony Canyon
1996PujaankuKasih Kita, Kembalilah, Diam Diam Rindu, PujaankuRelease dates: 1 May 1996
Format: CD, cassette
Label: Pony Canyon
1997PuteriPuteri, Kasihku, Cinta Dua JiwaRelease dates: 1 November 1997
Format: CD, cassette
Label: Pony Canyon
2000Bintang HatiBintang Hati, Sha Na Na, Siapalah Aku, Dengarkanlah (featuring Glenn Fredly)Release dates: 8 January 2000
Format: CD, cassette
Label: Sony Music
2002Akan DatangAkan Datang, Kasihku Sinar, Kasih Suci, AsimilasiRelease dates: August 2002
Format: CD, cassette
Label: Sony Music
2005Lebih BaikBukakanlah Pintu, Bingung, Lebih Baik, Kata Mama, CintaRelease dates: December 2005
Format: CD, cassette
Label: Sony Music
2009HappyLangkah Di Hatimu, Lagu HappyRelease dates: September 2009
Format: CD
Label: Sony Music

Compilation albums

YearTitleAlbum details
1998The Best of Amy MasturaRelease year: 1998
Formats: CD, cassette
2007Keunggulan Amy MasturaRelease year: 2007
Formats: CD, cassette
2011The Best of Amy Mastura IIRelease year: 2011
Formats: CD

Remix album

YearTitleAlbum details
1999Versi RemixRelease year: 1999
Formats: CD, cassette

Soundtrack album

1996OST Impian
1998OST Puteri Impian



Tragedi OktoberFara
1997 Puteri Impian Nora Mat Jidin
1998Puteri Impian 2Nora Mat Jidin
2000Senario LagiPolice OfficerCameo appearance
Bintang HatiShakilla/Tasha
2010HooperzCoach Q
Aku Tak BodohAishah
Damping MalamKu Khalira
2012Shh... Dia DatangMarina / SafeaCompleted
2017Mendidih Bro
2020Keluarga Iskandar The MovieAnisah Ismail


YearTitleRoleTV channel
2001Toll Gate GirlMarkonah NTV7
2007Ice Cappucino Macchiato
2008Siapa Boss?
2009Gegar Gitu Raya Astro Ria
2011Hantu SusuCik Suri / Penanggal Astro Ria
Hantu Susu Kembali
2012Kami Janji Kami BerzanjiSumarni
2013Kasanova TerdesakFarisya Astro Prima
2014Hati Untuk SiapaNasha
2015Perangkap PerkahwinanMama Astro Ria
Mimi TapauCik Lana TV3
Suamiku Seorang Vampire
2017Restu RamadanMak Ram TV3
2018Super MenantuSara Sofian NTV7
2021My Future HusbandDato’ Maznah Astro Citra

Television series

YearTitleRoleTV channelNotes
1996SambalLijah TV3
Cinta Korporat
2000Spanar Jaya NTV7 Episode: "Gong Xi"
2005–2007PuteriKak Mas TV3
2009Kasut Tumit Tinggi Astro Prima
2012Dalam Hati Ada Taman Astro Ria
2013Nur Melinda Astro Prima
2014Maaf Jika Ku Tak SempurnaDatin Maziah TV3
2015Dee Astro Ceria
2017Jejak KarmilaSyarifah Aniza TV3
Budak IjatFatimah
Mencintaimu Mr. PhotographerDatin Laila Astro Ria
2018Budak UsinFatimah TV3
2019Mimpi SabrinaKak Sue
2020–2021Hadiah Dari TuhanJannah
2021Checklist Mr. RightSofea
2022Khilaf AsmaraWan Sue


2000Siti Di Alam FantasiSiti
2008Selamat Hari Raya Perantau
2009Muzikal Gamat
2010Muzikal Gamat 2
2013Nyonya & The GangKeponakan Anggun
2015Diari Wanita
Zombie La La LaHappy Witch


YearTitleRoleTV channel
2022 The Masked Singer Malaysia (season 2) Jury Astro Warna



Television hosting

TV Programs


Awards and achievements

Amy Mastura awards and nominations
Totals [lower-alpha 1]
  1. Certain award groups do not simply award one winner. They recognize several different recipients, have runners-up, and have third place. Since this is a specific recognition and is different from losing an award, runner-up mentions are considered wins in this award tally. For simplification and to avoid errors, each award in this list has been presumed to have had a prior nomination.

Anugerah Industri Muzik

YearCategoryNominated worksAlbumResult
Anugerah Industri Muzik 1994Best New Female ArtisteArtist: Amy MasturaAmy MasturaNominated
Best Vocal Performance in the Song (Female)Nominated
Anugerah Industri Muzik 1996Best AlbumAlbum: PujaankuPujaankuNominated
Anugerah Industri Muzik 2000Best Album CoverDesigner: KS ChowBintang HatiNominated
Anugerah Industri Muzik 2003Best Album CoverDesigner: William LiewWon
Best Music VideoVideo Kasih Suci – Director: Paul LooseyNominated
Anugerah Industri Muzik 2005Best Album CoverDesigner: William LiewLebih BaikNominated

Malaysia Film Festival

14th Malaysia Film FestivalBest Female ActressPuteri ImpianWon
17th Malaysia Film FestivalBest Female ActressBintang HatiNominated
Best Original StoryNominated
Anugerah Bintang Popular 1994Best Female SingerWon
Anugerah Bintang Popular 1996Best Female SingerNominated
Best Female Film ActressNominated
Anugerah Bintang Popular 1997/98Best Female Film ActressNominated
Anugerah Bintang Popular 1998/99Best Female Film ActressWon
Anugerah Bintang Popular 2000Best Female SingerNominated
Best Female Film ActressNominated
Anugerah Bintang Popular 2002Best Female SingerNominated

Anugerah Juara Lagu

Anugerah Juara Lagu 1995Meniti HariAmy MasturaFauzi MarzukiAmran OmarPop rockNominated
Anugerah Juara Lagu 2000Bintang HatiBintang HatiGoh Boon HoeWon
Sha Na NaAmy MasturaAmy MasturaNominated
Anugerah Juara Lagu 2002Iman WanAmran OmarNominated

Muzik-Muzik Semi-final

Anugerah Juara Lagu 1995Jawapan KasihAmy MasturaAzmeer / ZiraHalimPop rockPending
Anugerah Juara Lagu 1996Diam Diam RinduPujaankuGoh Boon HoeSeri Bayu
Anugerah Juara Lagu 2000DengarkanlahBintang HatiHelen Yap M. Nasir Ballad
Anugerah Juara Lagu 2001Siapalah AkuZul MahatAmran Omar

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