Iqbaal Ramadhan

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Iqbaal Ramadhan
BornIqbaal Dhiafakhri Ramadhan
(1999-12-28) 28 December 1999 (age 18)
Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Other namesIqbaal
  • Actor
  • singer
  • guitarist
  • bassist
Years active2010–present
Parent(s)Herry Hernawan[1] (father)
Rike Dhamayanti[1] (mother)
RelativesFildza Hasnamudia[2] (elder sister)
Musical career
Associated acts
  • Coboy Junior (2012–2014)
  • CJR (band) (2014–2017)
  • The Second Breaktime (2015–present)
  • Svmmerdose (2017–present)

Iqbaal Dhiafakhri Ramadhan (born 28 December 1999) is an Indonesian actor and singer. He is best known as a member of the Indonesian boy band CJR, and for starring drama film Dilan 1990 (2018) as Dilan.[6]


He made his debut career when took a role as Trapani in musical drama Laskar Pelangi (2010–2011). From there he met with Coboy Junior producer, Patrick Effendy.[7] Along with the formation of Coboy Junior, he got a role in the movie 5 Elang as Rusdi Badruddin in 2011,[8] and had a single titled "Thank You". Iqbaal later became a member of boy band Coboy Junior which was officially formed on July 23, 2011.[7] In his career with Kiki, Aldi, and Bastian in Coboy Junior, he starred in the drama series Only You. In June 2013, Iqbaal and Coboy Junior released their debut film entitled Coboy Junior The Movie.[9][10]

On February 23, 2014, one of Coboy Junior members, Bastian, resign from the group. Management decided to change the name of their group which is now only consists of three people to be CJR.[11]

In addition to activities in the group, he also made a single that is devoted to his fans, SoniQ.[12] He is also known as a teenager who performs many positive programs, such as singing for fans, #SoniQSaving, #SoniQGoBetter, and the latest one is #SoniQSoldiers.

In 2015, he formed a quartet pop punk band called The Second Breaktime alongside his high school mates. The band cited All Time Low and 5 Seconds of Summer as their influences. Iqbaal holds both vocalist and guitarist positions.[3][4][13]

In 2018, he played as Dilan in the drama film Dilan 1990 based on Pidi Baiq's best-selling novel Dilanku 1990.[6] On May 25, 2018, it was announced that he is set to play as Minke, a native who is able to enrol in an exclusive school for the Dutch in Bumi Manusia, a film based on the Pramoedya Ananta Toer's novel of the same name.[14]


Iqbaal currently attends high school or pre-college Armand Hammer United World College of the American West, New Mexico, on a United World Colleges (UWC) scholarship program. In the 2017 UWC program, he is the only student representative from Indonesia.[15][16]

Brand Ambassador[edit]

As of 2018, Iqbaal was appointed as brand ambassador of digital education platform, Ruangguru. He is seen as an idol that can inspire his fans for not only talented in acting and music, but is academically gifted as well. In addition to the campaign, he will also be involved in product development within the platform to align with the needs of today's youth. He taught in some English lesson videos on Ruangbelajar, a service that contains interactive material for self-study.[17][18][19]



Year Title Role Director(s) Notes
2011 5 Elang
(5 Eagles)
Rusdi Rudy Soedjarwo
2013 Coboy Junior The Movie Himself Anggy Umbara
2014 Comic 8 Himself Anggy Umbara
2015 CJR The Movie: Lawan Rasa Takutmu
(CJR The Movie: Fight Your Fear)
Himself Patrick Effendy
2016 Ada Cinta di SMA
(There's Love in High School)
Himself Patrick Effendy
2018 Dilan 1990 Dilan Fajar Bustomi,
Pidi Baiq
2018 Teman Tapi Menikah
(Friends But Married)
Himself Rako Prijanto
2019 Bumi Manusia
(This Earth of Mankind)
Minke Hanung Bramantyo Pre-production

| 2019 || Dilan 1991 || Dilan || Fajar Bustomi,
Pidi Baiq || ‘ ‘Pre-production’’ |-


Year Title Role Network Notes
2012 Coboy Junior: Hanya Kamu
(Coboy Junior: Only You)
Himself RCTI
2013 Coboy Junior: Hanya Kamu#eeeaa 2
(Coboy Junior: Only You#eeeaa 2)
Himself RCTI
2013 Coboy Junior Himself ANTV
2015–16 Let's Play With Nyam Nyam Himself MNC TV



With Coboy Junior[edit]

  • CJR (2013)

With CJR[edit]

  • Lebih Baik (2015)

Solo albums[edit]

  • Songs For SoniQ I EP (2013)
  • Songs For SoniQ II EP (2014)
  • Songs For SoniQ III EP (2015)

With The Second Breaktime[edit]

  • The Second Breaktime EP (2016)



  • CJR Generation (2013)

Music videos[edit]

  • Bermain Dengan Hatiku – The Rain (2010)
  • 2nd Anniversary SoniQ (2013)
  • Songs From SoniQ 2013 (2013)
  • 3rd Anniversary SoniQ (2014)
  • Songs From SoniQ 2014 (2014)
  • 4th Anniversary SoniQ (2015)
  • 5th Anniversary SoniQ (2016)
  • Warnai Pelangi (2016)

Musical dramas[edit]

  • Laskar Pelangi (2010–2011)


On the morning of 22 June 2015 Ramadhan was involved in a motorcycle accident in Bekasi, West Java, after attending morning prayers.[20]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work/Nominee Result Ref.
2013 Panasonic Gobel Awards Favorite Child Artist Iqbaal Dhiafakhri Ramadhan Nominated [21]
2016 Indonesian Social Media Awards Male Celeb Instagram 2K16 Iqbaal Nominated [22]
2016 Indonesian Social Media Awards Male Celeb Snapchat 2K16 Iqbaal Won [23]
2018 Indonesian Movie Actor Awards Best Chemistry
(shared with Vanesha Prescilla)
Dilan 1990 Nominated [24]
2018 Indonesian Movie Actor Awards Favorite Chemistry
(shared with Vanesha Prescilla)
Dilan 1990 Won [25]


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  2. ^ Wulan, Ratih (13 February 2017). "Cantiknya Kakak Iqbaal CJR, Dokter Gigi yang Berhijab" [Beauty of Iqbaal CJR's elder sister, a dentist who wear hijab]. (in Indonesian). Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Raafani, Tanri (3 August 2016). "Iqbaal CJR Rilis Single Bersama Band Barunya, The Second Breaktime" [Iqbaal CJR releases the single with his new band, The Second Breaktime]. (in Indonesian). Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  4. ^ a b Elmira, Putu (25 April 2016). "Wah, Iqbaal CJR Terobsesi dengan Grup Musik Ini" [Wow, Iqbaal CJR is obsessed with these bands]. Bintang (in Indonesian). Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  5. ^ Rachman, Yogi (16 October 2018). "Iqbaal Ramadhan pilih fokus dengan Svmmerdose" [Iqbaal Ramadhan choose to focus on Svmmerdose]. Antara News (in Indonesian). Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Guess what?: Iqbaal cast as Dilan in movie of novel". The Jakarta Post. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b Sari, Dianing (20 January 2013). "Asal-usul Coboy Junior" [The origin of Coboy Junior]. Tempo (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Pemain Film '5 Elang' Tak Semua Ikut Pramuka" [Not all cast of '5 Eagles' join scout]. Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs official (in Indonesian). 24 August 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  9. ^ Jonata, Willem (15 March 2013). "'Coboy Junior The Movie' Jadi Film Dance Pertama Indonesia" ['Coboy Junior The Movie' became Indonesia's first dance film]. Tribun News (in Indonesian). Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Coboy Junior Persembahkan Film Perdana Untuk Penggemar" [Coboy Junior presents their debut film for fans]. (in Indonesian). 2 June 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Guess what?: Coboy Junior looses a member, changes name". The Jakarta Post. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  12. ^ Mayseeta (5 November 2013). "Iqbaal "Coboy Junior" Cinta Soniq" [Iqbaal “Coboy Junior” loves Soniq]. Gadis (in Indonesian). Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  13. ^ Zulmi, Nizar (12 March 2016). "Terinspirasi 5SOS, Iqbaal CJR Bentuk Band Baru" [Inspired by 5SOS, Iqbaal CJR forms a new band]. Bintang (in Indonesian). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  14. ^ "Iqbaal Ramadhan to star in 'Bumi Manusia' film adaptation". The Jakarta Post. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  15. ^ Pangerang, Andi Muttya Keteng (5 January 2018). ""Alarm" Iqbaal Ramadhan Selama Sekolah di Amerika Serikat" [Iqbaal Ramadhan's "alarm" during his study in the USA]. Kompas (in Indonesian). Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  16. ^ Hutagaol, Sarah (7 January 2018). "Iqbaal Ramadhan Artikan Pendidikan Sebagai Investasi yang Besar" [Iqbaal Ramadan means education as a great investment]. Okezone (in Indonesian). Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  17. ^ Sarahtika, Dhania (8 January 2018). "Ruangguru Boosts Publicity, Partnerships to Attract More Users". Jakarta Globe. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  18. ^ Andarningtyas, Natisha (4 January 2018). "Berprestasi di Amerika, Iqbaal "Dilan" ditunjuk jadi duta Ruangguru" [Having achievement in America, Iqbaal "Dilan" was appointed as ambassador of Ruangguru]. Antara News (in Indonesian). Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  19. ^ "Iqbaal Ingin Berkontribusi Mencerdaskan Anak Bangsa" [Iqbaal wants to contribute to educate the Nation's children]. Jawa Pos (in Indonesian). 2 January 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  20. ^ "Iqbaal CJR Alami Kecelakaan Sepeda Motor". Retrieved 2015-06-22.
  21. ^ Putra, Rama Narada (4 March 2013). "Daftar Lengkap Nominasi Panasonic Gobel Awards 2013" [Nominees of the 2013 Panasonic Gobel Awards]. Okezone (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  22. ^ S, Puji Astuti HP (24 October 2016). "Ini Daftar Lengkap Nominasi Indonesian Social Media Awards 2016" [Nominees of the 2016 Indonesian Social Media Awards]. Liputan 6 (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  23. ^ Muttaqin, Amirul (2 November 2016). "Ini Daftar Lengkap Pemenang Indonesian Social Media Awards 2016" [Winners of the 2016 Indonesian Social Media Awards]. Tribun News (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  24. ^ Wirastama, Purba (30 May 2018). "Daftar Nomine Indonesian Movie Actors Awards 2018" [Nominees of the 2018 Indonesian Movie Actor Awards]. MetroTV (in Indonesian). Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  25. ^ Wirastama, Purba (5 July 2018). "Daftar Lengkap Pemenang Indonesian Movie Actors Awards 2018" [Winners of the 2018 Indonesian Movie Actor Awards]. MetroTV (in Indonesian). Retrieved 5 July 2018.

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