Vanida Imran

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Vanidah Imran
Born Vanidah binti Imran
(1973-02-08) 8 February 1973 (age 45)
Penang, Malaysia
Occupation Actress, Model and Television host
Years active 1993–present
Title Miss Penang 1993
Spouse(s) Rashidi Ishak (m. 2000)
Children 2
Beauty pageant titleholder
Major
competition(s)
Miss Malaysia World 1993
(1st Runner-Up)

Vanidah binti Imran (born 8 February 1973 in Penang Island),[1] better known by her stage name Vanida Imran, is a Malaysian actress, model and television host.[2] In 2007, she received the Best Female Actress award at 20th Malaysia Film Festival in Universiti Sains Malaysia. She is of Indian-Javanese descent.[3]

She is formerly main host of TV3’s women magazine show Nona. The show is talking about women life, healthy lifestyles and family. She eventually became the main host of the show from 2 January 2011 took over Maya Karin.

Early life[edit]

Born in Penang, Vanida grew up and raised in Kuala Lumpur and completed her secondary education at Convent Bukit Nanas.[4] Vanida was the 1st Runner-Up of Miss World Malaysia 1993 and she also won the subsidiary title Miss Photogenic.

Personal life[edit]

She married an actor Rashidi Ishak on October 1, 2000 and had two children (Mikail & Maryam) together. She obtained her English Studies degree after four years of studies at Open University Malaysia.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Putera Wan Nuraini
1998 Badai Mantera Noraini
1999 Perempuan Melayu Terakhir Mustika
2001 Ceritera (voice) Animation film
2002 KL Menjerit Mustaffa's Wife
Mami Jarum Shiqah
2003 Mami Jarum Junior Shiqah
2004 Tujuh Perhentian Mira
Hingga Hujung Nyawa
2006 The Red Kebaya Azizah
2007 Budak Lapok Emak Aziz / Normah (voice) Animation film
2008 Akhirat Nurin Amira
Histeria Ustazah
Sepi Ilyana
2009 Setem Alliyah
Papadom Professor Balqis
2010 Lu Pikirlah Sendiri De Movie Cik Amy
Magika Mahsuri
2011 Misteri Jalan Lama Old Lady / Queen Devata
2012 Untuk Tiga Hari
2013 Papadom 2 Professor Balqis
Pantang Also as director and writer; short film
2014 Ophilia Mother Uji
2016 Temuan Takdir
2018 Kalla: Hidup Atau Mati Sherina

Television[edit]

Year Title Role TV Network Notes
2011 Nona Herself (Host) TV3

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role TV Network Notes
2002 Pi Mai Pi Mai Tang Tu Teh Rahayu TV3 Episode: Teh Manis
2017 Mandatori Astro First Exclusive 6 Episode
2018 Ramadan dan Hamdan TV3 6 Episode

Telemovie[edit]

Year Title Role TV Network Notes
1999 Impian Suraya
Minah Meenachi
2003 Neon Petrol Station Customers I TV3
Suri Rumah Salina Direct-to-VCD
2015 Kerana Lemang TVi
Rekah TV2
2017 Sinar Cinta Faridah TV3
Mak Tak Bagi Balik [6] Rohani TV3
Kismet TV3
Kasut Bola Pink Mother Nina Astro First Exclusive

Theater[edit]

Vanida also involved in theaters such as Megat Terawis (1994), Anak Tanjung (1995), Selendang Umi (1997), Laila Majnun (1998), Keris Sang Putri (1999), Tun Perak (2000), Lantai T. Pinkie (2000), Anugerah (2002) and Merdeka, Merdeka, Merdeka (2002). Her other theatre credits including Visits (2003), Moh Ho Huan (2005), Lantai T. Pinkie, KL (2006), Wangi Jadi Saksi (2006), Lantai T.Pinkie, Ipoh (2006), Nyonya (2007), Putra Merdeka (2007), Sirah Junjungan (2009), Mahsuri (2009), Cuci The Musical (2009) Baik Punya Cilok in 2015.[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Malaysian Film Festival[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2012 Untuk Tiga Hari Best Actress Nominated
2009 Setem Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2008 Akhirat Best Actress Nominated
2007 The Red Kebaya Best Actress Won
1998 Perempuan Melayu Terakhir Best Actress Nominated

Skrin Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2007 The Red Kebaya Best Actress (Film) Won
2000 Minah Meenachi Best Actress (Drama) Nominated

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