Jamal Abdillah

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This is a Malay name; the name Ali is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Jamal Ubaidillah.
Jamal Abdillah
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During Anugerah Juara Lagu 23
Born Jamal Ubaidillah bin Haji Ali
(1959-05-07) May 7, 1959 (age 55)
Ipoh, Perak
Occupation Actor, Singer
Years active 1984–present

Datuk Jamal Ubaidillah bin Haji Ali, better known as Jamal Abdillah (born May 7, 1959) is a Malaysian pop singer and actor[1] with a "bad boy" image.[2] He won Radio Televisyen Malaysia's Bintang RTM competition in 1979.[3]


  1. ^ "Despite Challenges, Asia Biz Thrives". Billboard. December 27, 2003. p. YE-16. 
  2. ^ Lockard, Craig A. (1998). Dance of life: popular music and politics in Southeast Asia. University of Hawaii Press. p. 257. ISBN 978-0-8248-1918-7. 
  3. ^ "Veteran singer Jamal tells how he overcame his drug addiction in book". The Star. 31 July 2006. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 

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