Zaharah Agus

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Zaharah Agus or Zara Agus (Zera Agus, 1922 – 26 March 1978) is a Malay singer and actress, [1] well known in Malaysia during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Agus' best-known role was that of the first wife of P. Ramlee in the film Madu Tiga . [2] In this film, Saloma made a cover of "Keindahan Bintang Malam" which was originally sung by Zera Agus. In the film, the song was shortened into Bintang Malam. The song "Mat Lodeh" which was popularized by Anita Sarawak was also originally performed by Zera Agus. The cover version by Anita in the 1970s was done with alternate lyrics.

Zaharah Agus has established a household with M. Suki, and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Noraini Muti, Nanu Baharuddin and Haneesya Hanee, have also dabbled in the arts. [3]

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Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1953Angin Berpesan
1964 Madu Tiga Latifah
1968Miang-Miang KeladiRokiah
1969Bukan Salah Ibu MengandungIbu Agus

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