Ida Nerina

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Ida Nerina
Ida Nerina binti Hussain

(1964-01-13) 13 January 1964 (age 59)
Middlesex, England
Occupation(s)Actress, producer, director, host
Years active1986–present
ParentMarina Yusoff (mother)

Ida Nerina binti Hussain (born 13 January 1964), better known by her stage name Ida Nerina, is a Malaysian actress, producer and director.



Ida Nerina's career in TV and films began in the early 1990s. In 1992, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 10th Malaysian Film Festival for her portrayal of E.J. in Shuhaimi Baba's Selubung, her first ever performance in feature film. Ida Nerina has since been nominated and awarded several times, including the Best Actress award at the 13th Malaysian Film Festival for her portrayal of Ena Manja Lara in Shuhaimi Baba's 1997 film Layar Lara, [1] which also won awards at the Brussels Independent Film Festival in 1997.

Ida Nerina's other Malay film roles include Mimpi Moon, Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam , Sepet , Gubra , and most recently 1957: Hati Malaya , a Shuhaimi Baba film depicting the struggle of the Malaysian founding fathers to free the country from British colonial rule, in which Ida Nerina plays Datin Halimah, wife of Dato Onn Jaafar.

In 2008, Nerina and friend Tania Khan were selected to race in the reality TV Show The Amazing Race Asia , season 3, where they finished third in Phuket, Thailand. [2]

Throughout her career Ida Nerina has collaborated with people such as Aziz M. Osman, Yasmin Ahmad, Datuk Yusof Haslam, Shuhaimi Baba, and Datuk Lat. On 21 June 2009, Ida Nerina fractured her spine in a fall at a condominium in Persiaran Syed Putra. [2] The incident prompted Ida Nerina to move into directing. [3]

Awards and nominations



1992SelubungE.JDebut film appearances
1995XX Ray IISeri Bayu
Pesona CintaJuwita
1997Layar LaraEna Manjalara
2000Mimpi MoonMiranda Cordoba
2002Gerak Khas The Movie IICarina
2004 Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam Sitam
Sepet Mak Inom
2005 Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam 2 Bayang
Baik Punya CilokSergeant Wan Nor Azlin
2006 Gubra Mak Inom
2007 Waris Jari Hantu Bank TellerCameo appearance
2008WayangMak Cik Esah
Los dan FaunSerina Mysterina
Susuk Suzana
2009 Talentime Datin Kalsom
2013 Tanda Putera Jah Steno
2018The OutsiderStore Manager
2022Spilt Gravy on RiceSalamiah

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  1. "Ida sertai Amazing Race Asia". Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Ida Nerina Has Fractured Spine, May Be Paralysed". Malaysia Today. 22 June 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
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