Titi Rajo Bintang

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Titi Radjo Padmaja
Titik Handayani Rajo Bintang

(1981-02-10) 10 February 1981 (age 42)
Other namesTiti Rajo Bintang, Titi Sjuman
EducationFarabi Music School
Alma materIndonesian Daya Music Institute
Years active2004–Present
Known forAward Winning Composer & Professional Drummer
Notable work Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet!
Minggu Pagi di Victoria Park
Rayya, Cahaya di Atas Cahaya
Spouse(s)Adrianto Djokosoetono (2016-)
Sri Aksana Sjuman (2004–2013)
ChildrenChildren with Sri Aksana Sjuman:
  • Miyake Keinaka

Children with Adrianto Djokosoetono:

  • Bhaskara Deva Purnomo Djokosoetono
Parent(s)Idham Rajo Bintang (father)
Susi Aryani (mother)
RelativesPopi Mailani (sister)
Suci Indah Sari (sister)
Awards2 Citra Awards

Titik Handayani Rajo Bintang (born 10 February 1981 [1] ), known professionally as Titi Radjo Padmaja (formerly Titi Sjuman), is an Indonesian award winning composer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and actress.


Early life

Titi is the daughter of businessman Idham Rajo Bintang and Susi Aryani. [2] Her father Idham was a hotel owner and entertainment businessman in Lake Maninjau area, as well as a show and entertainment entrepreneur in Jakarta. After completing her basic education in Maninjau, Agam, West Sumatra, Titi continued her secondary school in Padang . She then took a bachelor's degree at the Indonesian Daya Music Institute, Jakarta. [3]

Titi is also the youngest sister of businesswoman and political activist Popi Mailani, as well as Model and Actress Suci Indah Sari (daughter-in-law to Indonesian Diplomat Nana Sutresna Sastradidjaja).


Titi is fond of sports and never wears skirts. [4] In high school, she supposed to study economics but she switched to drums because she wanted to do something "different". [4] She furthered her drum studies at Farabi Music School and Daya Music Institute. [4] It was here that Titi met Sri Aksan Sjuman, one of her instructor at Farabi who she later married then divorced. [4] After graduation, she performed at the Java Jazz Festival; she also performed with artists such as Ruth Sahanaya. [4]

Titi made her feature film debut in Djenar Maesa Ayu's 2007 film Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet! (They Say I'm a Monkey!). [4] She was initially contracted to provide a soundtrack for the film with her then husband, Sri Aksan Sjuman (also known as Wong Aksan), Maesa's brother. [4] However, Maesa later asked her to take the lead role; after being cajoled by her husband and sister-in-law, Titi accepted. [4] Aksan told her "in a kissing scene, when [she] kiss[es] a man, [her] body should not reject it". [4]

In 2010, Titi starred in Minggu Pagi di Victoria Park (Sunday Morning in Victoria Park), a film about immigrant workers in Hong Kong. [5] [4] For her role, she met with immigrant laborers in Indonesia and Hong Kong to "get a deeper understanding" of the role. [4] That same year, she and her husband provided the soundtrack to Tanah Air Beta (My Homeland). [4] Although there were some scheduling conflicts, she was able to complete both. [4]

In February 2011, Titi took her first role as an antagonist, appearing in Rindu Purnama (Longing for the Full Moon). [6] She disliked the role as she disapproved of her character's actions. [7] Later that year, she and her husband composed the score to Sang Penari (The Dancer), a film based on the Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk trilogy by Ahmad Tohari, over a period of a month and a half. [8]

Awards and recognition

Titi has won the first annual Extra Joss Awards in November 2000. Eight years later, she won two Indonesian Movie Awards for Best Actress: Her first was Best Newcomer for Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet, while the second was for her role in Minggu Pagi di Victoria Park. [5] [7] Her role in Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet! garnered her a Citra Award at the Indonesian Film Festival for Best Actress, while Titi and her husband at the time, Sri Aksan Sjuman, won a Citra Award for Best Soundtrack for the 2009 film King. [4] She has said that receiving awards is a bonus which drives her to work harder. [5]

Since her second marriage and birth of her second child, Titi seemed to have taken some time away from her career to focus on her family, despite this, during the 2021 Indonesian Film Festival, Titi was also nominated for Best Music Arranger through Rindu Purnama [9] . Titi was also present at the Citra Awards Night of the 2023 Indonesian Film Festival at Ciputra Artpreneur, South Jakarta, where her presence was seen as support for her fellow film industry workers in addition to her participating in 2023 Indonesian Film Festival as a nominee reader for Best Music and Best Sound Designer [10] .

Personal life

Titi was married to fellow musician Sri Aksan Sjuman (formerly of Dewa 19) on Sunday, 15 August 2004, at the Al Azhar Mosque, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta. The application procession itself was held on New Year's Day 2004. She often collaborated with Aksan on writing film scores. [4] The couple welcomed their daughter Miyake Shakuntala Sjuman, better known as Miyake Keinaka. [4] Their marriage lasted for 9 years, but in the end, Titi filed for divorce from Aksan on 14 February 2013 [11] and became officially divorced by 7 March 2013. [12]

On 2016, Titi remarried to businessman Adrianto Djokosoetono, [13] the only son of Purnomo Prawiro, and grandson of Mutiara Siti Fatimah, founder of the Indonesian taxi company, Blue Bird Group. Adrianto is the third generation of the Blue Bird Group, alongside his siblings and cousins. By 2020, Titi and Adrianto welcomed their son Bhaskara Deva Purnomo Djokosoertono. [14]

Titi is the youngest sister of businesswoman and political activist Popi Mailani, and former Actress, Model, and Singer Suci Indah Sari (daughter-in-law to Indonesian Diplomat, Ambassador Nana Sutresna Sastradidjaja). She is also the sister-in-law to Dr. Noni Sri Ayati Purnomo, a well-known philanthropist, President Director and CEO of Blue Bird Group Holding, and one of South-East Asia's most influential business leaders. [15] [16] Titi is also related to Indonesian celebrity Nikita Willy who is married to Indra Priawan Djokosoetono, her husband Adrianto's cousin. [17]


Titi enjoys the work of American composer John Williams, citing his works on Star Wars , Memoirs of a Geisha , and Home Alone as some of her favourites. [4]


YearTitleCredited asRoleNotes/Ref.
2004 17th Yes check.svgDark Red x.svgSulastri [18]
2007 The Photograph Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg
2008The StorytellerYes check.svgYes check.svgShort Film
Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet! Yes check.svgYes check.svgAdjeng
Laskar Pelangi Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg
2009 Identitas Yes check.svgDark Red x.svgRegent Candidate's Success Team
Garuda di Dadaku Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg [18]
King Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg
Sang Pemimpi Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg
2010 Minggu Pagi di Victoria Park Yes check.svgYes check.svgSekar
Tanah Air Beta Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg [18]
Dalam Mihrab Cinta Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg
Nyanyian Para Pejuang SunyiYes check.svgDark Red x.svgShort Film [18]
2011 Khalifah Yes check.svgDark Red x.svgFatimah
Rindu Purnama Yes check.svgYes check.svgMonik
Serdadu Kumbang Yes check.svgYes check.svgSiti [18]
Sang Penari Dark Red x.svgYes check.svg
2012 Rayya, Cahaya Diatas Cahaya Yes check.svgYes check.svgRayya
2013 Mursala Yes check.svgDark Red x.svgTaruli Sinaga [18]
2014 12 Menit Yes check.svgDark Red x.svgRene [18]
2016 The Window Yes check.svgDark Red x.svgDewi [18]


2009 Jakarta International Jazz Festival (2009) Participant [19]
2010Jakarta International Jazz Festival (2010)
2010 Indonesia Mencari Bakat Jury(season 1-2) Judge [20]
2012(season 3-4) Chief Judge [20]
2015 Celebrity Lipsync Combat Panelist
2015-16 Celebrity Lipsync Battle Indonesia
The Remix Jury(season 1) Guest Judge
(season 2) Chief Judge
2021 Indonesia Mencari Bakat (season 5) Guest Judge [21]

TV commercials

2000 Extra Joss
2001 Oskadon
2004 Extra Joss
Frisian Flag/Dutch Lady
2011 Dove
You-C 1000



YearSong TitleAlbumCredit AsArtist
2009 Jujur Aku Tak Sanggup KembaliDark Red x.svgDark Red x.svgYes check.svg Pasto-1
2011 Just The Way You Are Just The Way You AreDark Red x.svgYes check.svgYes check.svg Titi Radjo Padmaja
2021 Leave and Goodbye Leave and GoodbyeYes check.svgYes check.svgYes check.svg Titi Radjo Padmaja
2021 Leave and Goodbye (Remix) Yes check.svgYes check.svgYes check.svg Titi Radjo Padmaja ft. Jevin Julian
2021 Leave and Goodbye (Acappella) Yes check.svgYes check.svgYes check.svg Titi Radjo Padmaja
2022 Flow FlowYes check.svgYes check.svgYes check.svg Titi Radjo Padmaja
2023 Rindu RinduYes check.svgYes check.svgYes check.svg Titi Radjo Padmaja

Film Soundtracks

2007 The Photograph Soundtrack Composer
2008 Laskar Pelangi
2010 Tanah Air Beta
2011 Sang Penari

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2008 Indonesian Movie Actor Awards Best New Actress Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet! Won
Favourite NewcomerWon
Indonesian Film Critics SocietyBest Breakthrough ActressWon
2009 Indonesian Film Festival Citra Award for Best Leading Actress Won
Citra Award for Best Original Score (with Aksan Sjuman) Garuda di Dadaku Nominated
King Won
2010 Bandung Film Festival Best Musical Arranger Sang Pemimpi Won
Indonesian Film Festival Citra Award for Best Leading Actress Minggu Pagi di Victoria Park Nominated
2011 Bandung Film Festival Best Musical Arranger Tanah Air Beta Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Minggu Pagi di Victoria Park Won
Indonesian Movie Awards Best Female LeadWon
Favourite Female LeadNominated
Indonesian Film Festival Citra Award for Best Original Score (with Aksan Sjuman) Rindu Purnama Nominated
2013ASEAN International Film Festival and AwardsBest Actress Rayya, Cahaya di Atas Cahaya Nominated

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Extra Joss Awards
(First Annual)

Succeeded by
Ahmad Dhani
Awards and achievements
Preceded by Best Leading Actress
(Citra Award)
(Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet!)

Succeeded by