Dian Sastrowardoyo

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Dian Sastrowardoyo
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Dian Sastrowardoyo in 2007
Native name ꦢꦶꦄꦤ꧀꧈ꦯꦱ꧀ꦠꦿꦮꦂꦢꦪ
Born Diandra Paramita Sastrowardoyo
(1982-03-16) 16 March 1982 (age 33)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Other names Dian Sastro
Height 5 ft / 1.60 m
Spouse(s) Indraguna Sutowo (2010)
Children Shailendra Naryama Sastraguna Sutowo
Ishana Ariandra Nariratana Sutowo

Diandra Paramita Sastrowardoyo Javanese: ꦢꦶꦄꦤ꧀ꦢꦿ꧈ꦦꦫꦩꦶꦠ꧈ꦯꦱ꧀ꦠꦿꦮꦂꦢꦪ;[1] Gêdrìk: Diandra Paramita Sastråwardåyå; O-Javanese: Diandra Paramita Sastrawardaya; born 16 March 1982), more popularly known as Dian Paramita Sastro (Javanese: ꦢꦶꦄꦤ꧀꧈ꦦꦫꦩꦶꦠ꧈ꦯꦱ꧀ꦠꦿ) or Dian Sastrowardoyo (Javanese: ꦢꦶꦄꦤ꧀꧈ꦯꦱ꧀ꦠꦿꦮꦂꦢꦪ), is an Indonesian model and actress.

In 1996, she was the cover girl of Gadis, a teen magazine in Indonesia. She later became popular as Daya, the protagonist in Pasir Berbisik (Whispering Sand). Dian finally kick-started her career on the big screen with a starring role in the box office hit (In Indonesia and Malaysia) Ada Apa Dengan Cinta (AADC) (What's Up With Love? (film)). Since then she has established herself as one of Indonesia's most bankable actresses, starring in films such as, Banyu Biru, Ungu Violet and Belahan Jiwa. as well as foreign movies such as, Puteri Gunung Ledang, which was produced in Malaysia.

Recent television appearances include playing Raya in Dunia Tanpa Koma and a brief stint as the host of the game show Kuis Super Milyarder Tiga Milyar.[2]

In 2010, Sastrowardoyo starred in Fana: The Forbidden Love, produced by Dalton Alka Cinema, a film company from Turkey. Fana was scheduled to appear early 24 December 2010, the sixth anniversary of 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, however it was banned in Aceh because of sexual themes. In the film, Sastrowardoyo tested her acting skill with her portrayal of Gayo, a blind Muslim transgender who falls in love with her brother Azzam, played by Dude Harlino. In addition to Harlino, Dian was also paired with characters played by Christine Hakim and Deddy Mizwar.

Another recent film was Cintaku Di Kabut Toba or Love in Fog Toba, directed by Chaerul Umam. In this film, Dian worked for the fourth time with the actor Nicholas Saputra, after they scored a huge success in Ada Apa Dengan Cinta?, 3 Doa 3 Cinta, and Drupadi. Cintaku Di Kabut Toba recounts the story of Seruni, a famous actress, who ran away from the noisy world of entertainment, to a remote village in Toba, North Sumatra. Seruni meets Samosir, played by Saputra, which changes drastically Seruni's life. They then fell in love. However Seruni suddenly disappeared, and returned to Jakarta without saying good-bye to Samosir. Apparently Seruni had Alzheimer's disease. They later reunited ten years later in very different conditions


Sastrowardoyo is the daughter and only child of the late Ariawan Sastrowardoyo (1955–1995) and Dewi Parwati Sastrowardoyo (née Setyorini). Her paternal grandparents are the late Dr. Sumarsono Sastrowardoyo, a retired physician and surgeon (and author of the memoir Kembali ke Uteran (Return to Uteran)), and the late Ina Sastrowardoyo.

She is a niece of Dr. Aswin W. Sastrowardoyo (b. 1957), currently a physician and formerly guitarist and singer with Chaseiro,[3] a music group of the 1970s and 80s; and Lisa Damayanti Sastrowardoyo (b. 1962). She is also the grandniece of, among others, Sunario (1902–1997), Indonesia's minister of foreign affairs from 1953 to 1956; Dra. Sukanti Suryochondro, a former instructor in women's studies at the University of Indonesia; and Subagio Sastrowardoyo (1924–1995), a noted poet and literary critic.

A screenplay based on Kembali ke Uteran is in the works, with plans for Sastrowardoyo to play her own great-grandmother in the film adaptation.

Sastrowardoyo's family name is derived from sastra (Sanskrit, writings) and wardaya (Sanskrit, heart), so literally means "writings of the heart."

Her paternal great-grandfather, Sutejo Sastrowardoyo (1878–1967), traced the family's ancestry back to 15th century Javanese.


Dian Sastrowardoyo is married to businessman and car racer Indraguna Sutowo on 18 May 2010. Indraguna Sutowo also known as the son of tycoon Adiguna Sutowo. [4]


  • Shailendra Naryama Sastraguna Sutowo, male, born at 17 July 2011.[5]
  • Ishana Ariandra Nariratana Sutowo, female, born at 7 June 2013.[6]


  • Kindergarten: Don Bosco
  • Elementary: SD Strada Van Lith II, Duren Sawit, Jakarta
  • Junior high school: SMP Vincentius Otista, Jakarta
  • High school: SMA Tarakanita I, Pulo Raya, Jakarta
  • Bachelor's degree: Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Literature, University of Indonesia (graduated in July 2007)
  • Before taking on her degree in philosophy, Dian studied briefly at University of Indonesia's Faculty of Law
  • Post graduate degree: School of Economics, University of Indonesia (cum laude graduated in August 2014)[7]




Commercial TV[edit]

Dian Sastrowardoyo is the most popular TV commercial model in Indonesia


Music Videos[edit]

Sastrowardoyo has appeared in these music videos:


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