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Nur Fazura binti Sharifuddin
|Other names||Faz, Fazura, Fazbulous|
|Alma mater||Fashion Design College|
Facing Up To Fazura
Hero Seorang Cinderella
Gol & Gincu
Manisnya Cinta Di Cappadoccia
Fattah Amin (m. 2017)
|Parent(s)||Sharifuddin Bin Adnan (Father) |
Fadillah Binti Nasir (Mother)
|Associated acts||Estranged, Ridho Rhoma, Ning Baizura, Taufik Batisah, Jason Dy, Fattah Amin, Samsons|
Nur Fazura binti Sharifuddin, better known by her stage name Fazura, is a Malaysian actress, singer, television Host, VJ and an entrepreneur. She began her career in the Malaysian entertainment industry by hosting a television show and several minor acting roles. She was the host of a television show called Teens World. In 2004, she launched her film career with playing the leading role in Bicara Hati which became her break-out role and earned her an award nomination. Later in 2005, she starred in the film Gol & Gincu.
Up to 2010, she has done 10 featured films and countless hit TV series and dramas as well as hosting a number of television program.
- 1 Early life and education
- 2 Career
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Discography
- 5 Personal life
- 6 Awards and nominations
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Early life and education
Fazura was born in one of the rural province at Pekan, a town in the state of Pahang in Malaysia. She is the third of four siblings, and has three brothers. Her father died in 2000. She enrolled at a Fashion Design College and studied fashion for a while before quitting after a few months saying, "because my interest in the course dwindled after a while". and accepted an offer to star in Qaisy & Laila. She was discovered and been given the big break by film producer-director, Datin Rosnani Jamil.
2002–06: Early career, breakthrough and Gol & Gincu
In the Gol & Gincu film, Fazura played Putri, a bubbly-energetic girl who was suddenly being dumped by her boyfriend Eddy (Ashraf Sinclair) for Sasha (Sazzy Falak) that then decides to try and win over Eddy's heart by starting her own futsal team. 2005 also marked the first time Fazura landed the main role on a television series, Inspirion. Co-starring opposite Eizlan Yusof, the series directed by Rashid Sibir was broadcast on TV3. In 2006, Gol & Gincu went from a huge successful film onto a commercial TV series, Gol & Gincu The Series which premiered on 4 June 2006 in which Fazura reprised her role as Putri. The TV series marking Fazura second appearances in television series.
2007–2008: films and TV drama
Fazura started 2007 with more works. Fazura went to playing the lead role in the 2007 film Kayangan and was cast in two TV drama series, Datin Diaries and Kasih Suci. Fazura co-starred alongside two Indonesian actors in both Kayangan and Kasih Suci. Kayangan was released on 9 August 2007, but was considered a box-office failure. In the same year, Fazura went back to her route as a TV host to become a VJ on MTV Asia network channel. She hosted shows called MTV Jus and MTV Pop Inc. throughout the year. Fazura also reprised her role as Putri for the second season of the hit Gol & Gincu The Series which aired starting on 8 July 2007. In 2008, Fazura co-starred in the film titled Selamat Pagi Cinta playing Julia together with Pierre Andre, Sharifah Amani and Que Haidar. Later that year, Fazura was cast in another TV series playing the title character in Ezora. Premiered on 19 May, on TV3, the TV series was one of the hit drama series during the period. It premiered only for one season. Also in 2008, Fazura guest-starred on horror TV series called Keliwon.
2009–2011: Pisau Cukur, ESPN, Lagenda Budak Setan and TV movie and drama
In 2009, Fazura starred in Pisau Cukur, Fazura played a character named Intan who went to a vacation on a luxury cruise ship to cheer up her best friend Bella, played by Maya Karin, whereas while on the ship they encounter three Datuks, their wives and two children, one private detective and one die-hard-fan of Bella's. The film released on 5 November 2009 and became a box-office hit. It was the first time Fazura and Maya Karin have made a film together. In the same year, Fazura was chosen to host a reality program show alongside Rusdi Ramli called Anak Wayang as well as Malaysia's sport entertainment programme on ESPN Star Sports channel called MyEG Xtra Time! alongside Marion Caunter. In 2010, Fazura signed on as Katerina/Kate, one of the central character in the novel adaptation film, Lagenda Budak Setan and received good reviews from critics and fans alike for her performance in the film.
Fazura acted in an Islamic theme drama series and its television movie, Kitab Cinta as well as Tahajjud Cinta for Al-Hijrah and TV3 respectively.
2012–2013: House of Doll and return to TV
In 2012, Fazura ventured into fashion business by opening a boutique called 'House Of Doll', located in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Her only film that year was Bujang Terlajak alongside comedians, Saiful Apek, Johan and Nabil.
The following year, Fazura return to the small screen in a 13 episodes drama on TV3, "Kisah Cinta" alongside Shaheizy Sam.
2014: Return to silver screen, music and reality TV show
Fazura returned to the silver screen in early 2014 with the release of new horror-comedy, "Kami Histeria", followed by a psychological-drama thriller, "Tembus" in the middle of 2014 and "Manisnya Cinta Di Cappadocia" in December. Fazura won the Best Actress Award at the 27th Malaysia Film Festival Awards for "Manisnya Cinta Di Cappadocia".
She also ventured into the music scene with the release of her first single, "Sayangi Dirimu" and was chosen to star in E!'s first Malaysian miniseries title, "Facing Up to Fazura". The series premiered across Asia starting 14 December 2014 on E! News Asia.
She took one step ahead by announcing three variants of body mists spray — "I Love You", "Spotlight" and "Berry Beautiful" through her own brand namely "Mystical by Fazura" under her own company label, Doll Domination, which was launched on 14 October 2015 at her boutique, whilst saying she wanted to focus more on building her brand.
At the same time, she emerged with a new single called "Bangun", created by Lea Ismail (The Wak Lu's), one of the band members who was also involved in the mini showcase that was being held at Hard Rock Cafe Melaka, in the same month. At the time, Fazura had announced that she was planning to produce a mini album which would consist of about 7 songs.
On 18 October 2015, Fazura appeared live in a mini showcase at Hard Rock Cafe, Melaka alongside her band, "The Wak Lu's", and performed eight songs. She also collaborated with a local alternative rock band, Estranged in a ballad called "Hancur Aku". Their official music video currently marks more than 12 million views on YouTube.
Fazura intends to concentrate on her career.
Fazura's most recent film, Langit Cinta was released on 7 January 2016. She also plays Janet in the Indonesian film Bulan Terbelah Di Langit Amerika. She told reporters in an interview that she will be involved with two film projects in Indonesia apart from a joint discussion with Astro Shaw for her new film, but she could not provide any further details.
|2005||Qaisy & Laila||Laila||
|Gol & Gincu||Putri Farhana Aliya||
|2006||Buli Balik||Cik Hanum Dari Langkawi||Special appearance|
|2008||Selamat Pagi Cinta||Julia|
|2009||Pisau Cukur||Intan Mastura||
|2010||Lagenda Budak Setan||Katerina/Kate||Nomination : 23rd Malaysian Film Festival (FFM 23) - Best Supporting Actress|
|2014||Kami Histeria||Cik Lang||
|Manisnya Cinta Di Cappadoccia||Ifti Liyana||
|2015||Bulan Terbelah Di Langit Amerika||Janet||Indonesian movie|
|Warkop DKI Reborn : Jangkrik Boss Part 1||Nadia||Indonesian movie|
|Rafathar||Mila Cakra||Indonesian movie|
|Warkop DKI Reborn : Jangkrik Boss Part 2||Nadia|
|Ayat-Ayat Cinta 2||Brenda|
|2019||The Legend of Pontianak||Mina||Not yet released|
|2006||Rendang Untuk Mertua||Mariana/Ina|
|2008||Sebening Azan Dialun|
|2016||Europe, Here I Am||Firuz||Astro Citra|
|2017||Wanita Terindah||Nuryn Nafeesa||Astro First Exclusive||Win : Anugerah Telenovela 2018 (2018 Telenovela Award) - Pelakon Wanita Telefilem / Filem Popular|
|2018||Lahzeye Bi Payan (In An Endless Instant)||Nur Zehan Nazleen||Astro First Exclusive|
|2006||Gol & Gincu The Series||Putri Farhana Aliya||8TV|
|2007||Dalam Hati Ada Cinta||Astro Ria|
|Wajah Cinta Kita||TV3|
|Gol & Gincu The Series 2||Putri Farhana Aliya||8TV|
|Bicara Cinta||Mila||Astro Prima|
|2011||Kitab Cinta||Mustika||TV Alhijrah|
|Tahajjud Cinta||Citra Maisara||TV3|
|2017||Hero Seorang Cinderella||Nura Medina||Astro Ria||Win : Anugerah Telenovela 2018 (2018 Telenovela Award) - Pelakon Wanita Telenovela Popular|
|2006||Suzana@60||Suzana||7–9 April 2006||Istana Budaya|
|2004||MTV Pop Inc||Host||MTV|
|2006||Anugerah Skrin ke-8||Host with Naz||TV3|
|2009||Anak Wayang||Host with Rusdi Ramli||Astro Ria|
|2014||Malaysian Film Festival||Host with Fahrin Ahmad|
|Facing Up To Fazura (Season 1)||Herself||E! Asia|
|2015||Facing Up To Fazura (Season 2)||Herself|
- 2017: Fazura
|2014||Sayangi Dirimu||Lyrics by Shah Shamshiri |
Music by Damian Mikhail
|2015||Bangun||Lyrics & Music by Lea Ismail (The Wak Lu's)|
|Hancur Aku (Feat with Estranged)||Lyrics & Music by Rich (Estranged) |
Special collaboration with Estranged
|Bulan Terbelah Di Langit Amerika||Lyrics & Music by Ammir Gita (Indonesian composer) |
Special duet with Ridho Rhoma
|2016||Like Fireflies (Collaboration with Ning Baizura & Taufik Batisah)||Lyrics & Music by Estranged|
|2017||Nothing Like Pag-ibig (Feat with Jason Dy)||Lyrics & Music by Jungee Marcelo|
|Cinderella (Feat with Fattah Amin)||Music by Aizat Amdan, Mel Ramlan |
Lyrics by Anas Amdan
|Bisa Apa||Music by Mhala Numata |
Lyrics by Tantra Numata
|Cinta Langka (Feat with Ariadinata (Samsons)||Music by Ariadinata (Samsons) |
Lyrics by Ariadinata (Samsons)
|2018||The Good Is Back (Feat with Anggun)||Music by Jeremy Poligné, Tiborg |
Lyrics by Anggun, Manon Romiti, Jeremy Poligné
|2019||Can’t Forget Me||Co-written by herself and Los Angeles-based duo Willy Beaman and Cameron Forbes.|
On 23 November 2017, it was confirmed that she and actor, Fattah Amin got engaged on 13 November 2017. The pair made the official announcement at a packed press conference. They both met while shooting for the drama Hero Seorang Cinderella which aired on Slot MegaDrama Astro Ria. They got married in a private ceremony where only family members and close friends were invited on 27 November 2017, at Ritz Carlton hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
Awards and nominations
|2004||17th Malaysian Film Festival||Most Promising Actress||Won|
|2005||18th Malaysian Film Festival||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2006||19th Malaysian Film Festival||Nominated|
|2008||21st Malaysian Film Festival||Nominated|
|2009||Screen Award||Best Supporting Actress in Film||Won|
|2010||23rd Malaysian Film Festival||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|Shout! Award||Hot Chick Award||N/A||Nominated|
|2011||Anugerah Stail EH!||Selebriti Wanita Paling Bergaya||N/A||Won|
|Anugerah Pilihan Pembaca Media Hiburan||Artis Wanita Seksi||N/A||Won|
|2014||KL Film Critics Award||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|Warna Comedy Awards||Best Comedy Actress||Nominated|
|Anugerah Penghargaan H-Live||Woman Of The Year||N/A||Won|
|Anugerah MeleTOP Era||Fesyen MeleTOP||N/A||Nominated|
|Anugerah Stail EH!||Selebriti Wanita Paling Bergaya||N/A||Won|
|2015||KL Film Critics Award||Best Actress||Won|
|27th Malaysian Film Festival||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|Warna Comedy Awards||Best Comedy Actress||Nominated|
|Screen Award||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Anugerah MeleTOP Era 2015||Fesyen MeleTOP||N/A||Won|
|2016||Entrepreneur Insight 2016||100 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs 2016 (100MIYE)||N/A||Won|
|Anugerah Stail EH!||Selebriti Paling Fotogenik||N/A||Won|
|Selebriti Wanita Paling Bergaya||N/A||Nominated|
|Selebriti Pencapaian Terbaik||N/A||Nominated|
|Anugerah Melodi||Personaliti Fesyen Melodi||N/A||Nominated|
|2017||Anugerah MeleTOP Era 2016||Fesyen MeleTOP||N/A||Nominated|
|Bintang Filem MeleTOP||Nominated|
|Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 2016||Pelakon Filem Wanita Popular||Won|
|Anugerah Telenovela 2017||Pelakon Wanita Popular (Kategori Filem Pilihan Juri)||Won|
|2018||Anugerah MeleTOP Era 2017||Fesyen MeleTOP||N/A||Nominated|
|Bintang Filem MeleTOP||Won|
|Anugerah Telenovela 2018||Pelakon Wanita Telenovela Popular||Won|
|Pelakon Wanita Telefilem / Filem Popular||Won|
|Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 2017||Penyanyi Wanita Popular||N/A||Nominated|
|Pelakon TV Wanita Popular||Won|
|Pelakon Filem Wanita Popular||Nominated|
|Pasangan Serasi Drama — with Fattah Amin (Kategori Online)||Won|
|Pasangan Serasi Filem — with Zul Ariffin (Kategori Online)||Won|
- ""Saya dilahirkan di Pekan Pahang" (I was born in Pekan Pahang)". Fazura's Twitter post dated 13 Oct 2012. Fazura's verified Twitter account. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
- "Quoted from The Star's 15th paragraph line - 'the only girl and the third of four siblings" (22 October 2014). Retrieved 4 December 2017.
- "Delving into the heart of the story". The Star. 5 July 2004. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
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- ""The world really changed for Fazura after film producer-director Datin Rosnani Jamil gave her her big break."". The Star. 5 July 2004. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
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- Budiey (2 February 2009). "Drama Seram KELIWON Lakonan Fasha Sandha, Fazura, Safura". Sensasi Selebriti. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
- 2 heroin, tanpa pergaduhan - Maya dan Fazura boleh bekerjasama Kosmo!. 6 November 2008.
- Wahida Asrani (2009-10-16). "Fazura gementar hampir 'bercium' dengan Aaron Aziz". mStar Online. Retrieved 2009-12-08.
- Siti Azira Abd. Aziz (24 December 2008). "Maya dan Fazura sanggup jadi ' Pisau Cukur'?". mStar Online. Retrieved 2009-12-08.
- Fazura berhasrat buka cawangan House of Doll di Amerika. Astro Awani. 23 May 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
- "MFF27: 'Lelaki Harapan Dunia' wins Best Film, Fazura bags Best Actress trophy". Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- Fazura pertaruh ‘Sayangi Dirimu’ Malaysiakini (25 April 2015). Retrieved on 3 March 2017.
- "Nur Fazura Sharifuddin to Star in E!'s First Malaysian Miniseries". Retrieved 24 November 2014.
- Arief Irsyad (3 Disember 2015). "Facing Up To Fazura" Star Gets Thrashed On Instagram For Mistaking 'KimK' For 'K***k' Malaysian Digest. Dicapai pada 21 Februari 2017.
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- Kenneth Chaw (1 November 2015). Fazura opens up about her insecurities Star2. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
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- "Fazura sudah sedia berhijab, ucap selamat tinggal kepada dunia seni". The Rakyat Post. 15 January 2016.
- "Fazura & The Wak Lu's LIVE at Hard Rock Cafe Melaka".
- "Estranged Feat Fazura - Hancur Aku (Official Music Video)". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
- "M'sian actress-host Fazura says no to love, yes to career". Noor Ashikin Abdul Rahman. The New Paper Singapore. 29 October 2015.
- "Keith Foo moves from romantic roles to 'Munsters'". Retrieved 26 September 2015.
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- "Jaguh MMA negara ditampilkan dalam filem aksi 'J Revolusi'". Astro Awani. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
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- "(Showbiz) 'I saw a pontianak on set' – actress Nur Fazura". NST Online. New Straits Times Press (M) Berhad. 13 February 2018.
- "ASIAN TELEVISION AWARDS 2016 Nominees Include 'EUROPE, HERE I AM', 'HEY PEOPLE' and 'CHUCK CHICKEN' among Many Others!". Daily Art. 16 November 2016. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
- Rahsia Fazura Sentiasa Cantik Kekal Langsing
- "Suzana@ 60 produk asli Istana Budaya". Utusan Malaysia. 2006-03-22. Retrieved 2014-11-24.
- "'Fresh feel and look' uniforms for Firefly staff". The Star Online. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
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