IN a media release issued on Sunday, director Shanjhey Kumar Perumal and producer Siva Periannan announced that their film Jagat will not be dropping out of national film awards ceremony Festival Filem Malaysia ke-28 (FFM28). Instead, both have requested for official responses on several issues pertaining to the awards.
LAST night, popular actor Afdlin Shauki responded to Persatuan Penerbit Filem Malaysia (PFM)‘s surprising Festival Filem Malaysia ke-28 (FFM28) nominees list with a social media posting detailing his decision to boycott the awards ceremony. Expressing his disappointment at the awards ceremony’s decision to split films, directors and screenplays into Malay and non-Malay categories, Afdlin also gave his best wishes to all nominees in the posting.
NATIONAL film awards ceremony Festival Filem Malaysia ke-28 (FFM28) received backlash from the industry today after unveiling its nominees.