Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam

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Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam
Directed byShuhaimi Baba
Produced byPersona Pictures
Written byShuhaimi Baba
Distributed byGolden Satellite
Release date
  • 20 May 2004 (2004-05-20)

Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam, also known as Pontianak Scent of the Tuber Rose or Fragrant Night Vampire, is a 2004 Malaysian horror film directed and written by Shuhaimi Baba.[2] [3] The storyline of the film is a restless female ghost wants to avenge her death.

Produced by Persona Pictures,[4] starring Maya Karin, the film is about a restless spirit (pontianak) Meriam who seeks revenge upon those who killed her. The film was a major box office success in Malaysia.[citation needed]

A sequel, Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam 2, was released on 24 November 2005.[5] It is about Meriam continuing her revenge on the family of Marsani until Zali, a son of Marsani dies for saving her daughter Maria.


  • Maya Karin as Meriam, the Primadonna whose death brought about the Pontianak / Maria, Meriam's daughter
  • Azri Iskandar - Marsani, Daniel's love rival and Meriam's killer
  • Rosyam Nor as Asmadi, Marsani's adopted son
  • Ida Nerina as Sitam, Meriam's caretaker & Laila's eldest sister
  • Kavita Sidhu as Anna, Norman's wife
  • Eizlan Yusof as Norman, Asmadi's adopted son
  • Nanu Baharuddin as Laila, Meriam's friend & Sitam's sister
  • Shahronizam Noor as Daniel, Meriam's husband
  • Sharifah Aleya as Rafiah, Asmadi's girlfriend
  • Aziz Sattar as Tok Selampit, Meriam's dance teacher
  • Isma Hasnor as (Extra)
  • Juwita Ismail as Pontianak
  • Hushairy Hussein as Kassim


  1. ^ "Chasing Hollywood dreams". The Sun Daily. 1 December 2019.
  2. ^ Linna, Esa. "Red Eyed Ghost (2004)". Elitisti. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  3. ^ Tahir Alhamzah (23 July 2018). "#Showbiz: Plenty acting offers, but money isn't everything, says Maya Karin". New Straits Times Online.
  4. ^ Rudy Imran Shamsudin (8 September 2019). "Selami kisah 'peribadi' puntianak". Harian Metro.
  5. ^ Dennis Chua (15 March 2017). "Maya Karin wants action roles". New Straits Times Online.

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