Aznil Nawawi

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This is a Malay name; the name Nawawi is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Aznil.
Datuk Haji Aznil Nawawi
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Haji Aznil Nawawi
Born Haji Aznil bin Haji Nawawi
(1962-11-06) 6 November 1962 (age 51)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Other names Pak Nil
Occupation Actor, director, host, singer, writer
Years active 1990 – now
Awards Companion of the Gracious Order of the Territorial Crown of Malaysia (JMW) (2009)
Media Hiburan 2004 – Special Award
Anugerah Sri Angkasa (2004 & 2005) – Best TV Host
Anugerah Bintang Popular (2003, 2005–2009) – Most Popular Male TV Host
Anugerah Skrin 2007 – Best Talk Show
Anugerah Juri 2008 – Best Entertainment Presenter
Asian Television Awards 2010 – Best Game Show

Datuk Aznil bin Haji Nawawi, better known as Aznil Nawawi, Aznil Haji Nawawi, Aznil or Pak Nil, is a TV host in Malaysia.

He won the Best Talk Show Award at the Asian Television Awards 2005 in Singapore. In 2011, he marked 22 years of being involved in the local entertainment scene such as Akademi Fantasia.

Background[edit]

Aznil was born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur. He graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics degree. He started his career in 1990 as a broadcaster and a media reporter with TV3. He first started doing news in broadcasting industry, then moved to hosting in 1992. Pop Kuiz was the first program he hosts. In 1994, he hosted Melodi and Teleskop. He then made the move to Astro Ria television channel, which also marked his entry as creative director for the channel. One of his more popular projects is his involvement with the reality programme, Akademi Fantasia.

In May 2007, Aznil said he would't be back to host the highly-popular programme after hosting it for five consecutive seasons. His exclusive contract as a creative consultant with Astro (satellite TV) was to expire in September 2007.

Family[edit]

Aznil has three children, Fildza Haifa whom he calls Fifi, 22, Fariq Haizen whom he nicknames Riki, 17, and Firdaus Hariz called Baby Riz, 2.

Programmes hosted[edit]

Ad hoc programmes hosted[edit]

  • 1993 – Anugerah Juara Lagu ke 8 (Song Champion), TV3 with Fauziah Ahmad Daud and Azwan Ali
  • 1996 – Anugerah Skrin (Screen Award), TV3 with Amy Mastura
  • 2003 – Anugerah Planet Muzik (Music Planet Award), MediaCorp TV12 Suria and Astro Ria with Sarah Sechan and Najib Ali
  • 2003 – Anugerah Juara Lagu ke 18 (Song Champion), TV3 with Sarimah Ibrahim
  • 2005 – Anugerah Seri Angkasa, RTM1 with Raja Azura
  • 2005 – Anugerah Planet Muzik (Music Planet Award), MediaCorp TV12 Suria and Astro Ria with Nirina Zubir
  • 2006 – Anugerah Planet Muzik (Music Planet Award), MediaCorp TV12 Suria and Astro Ria with Ady Rahman
  • 2007 – Anugerah Era 07

Films[edit]

Aznil starring as Prof. Klon in Cicak Man.

^1 He is also the director of the film.

Discography[edit]

Aznil Nawawi (1996)[edit]

First solo album produced by Pony Canyon.

Aznil (2008)[edit]

Aznil's mini album was published and released officially on 13 August 2008. The mini album that is entitled "Aznil" consists of three songs composed by Edry Abdul Halim and one cover version. Two of the tracks which are Teramat Sangat and Professor Klon were the original soundtrack for the film Duyung and Cicak Man respectively. Both the films were produced by KRU Films which is now KRU Studios.[1]

Track list[edit]

  1. Teramat Sangat (soundtrack for Duyung)
  2. Professor Klon (soundtrack for Cicak Man)
  3. Jangan Cepat Marah
  4. Toyol (cover version of the song in 1979 by Sudirman Hj Arshad)

Achievements[edit]

2013[edit]

  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2011)

2011[edit]

  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2010)
  • Most Inspirational Host (TV3 Mykids Award

2010[edit]

2009[edit]

  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2008)
  • Companion of the Gracious Order of Territorial Crown of Malaysia (JMW)

2008[edit]

  • Best Entertainment Presenter (Anugerah Juri 2008)
  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2007)

2007[edit]

  • Best Talk Show (Anugerah Skrin 2007) – Macam Macam Aznil
  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2006)

2006[edit]

  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2005)

2005[edit]

2004[edit]

  • Best Family Show (Anugerah Sri Angkasa 2004) – Macam Macam Aznil
  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2003)
  • Special Award (Media Hiburan 2004)
  • Best TV Host (Anugerah Sri Angkasa 2004)

2003[edit]

  • Most Popular Male TV Host (Anugerah Bintang Popular 2003)

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mmail.com.my/Aznil_sings_his_heart_out_on_new_album.aspx Malay Mail, Aznil sings his heart out on new album