Undisputed Kings of the Silverscreen

Undisputed Kings of the Silverscreen

Although Malaysia is a relatively small country, it's renowned as the hometown of many highly talented professional actors. You probably wonder who appears in the list of the most famous male actors from this country. Well, here's a ranking of some of Malaysia's best-known male kings of the silver screen.

Generally, some of Malaysia's best actors are picked from the entertainment. Others are better known for their superb skills on the stage. Many are famous on the world stage. Yes, not only have they captured the hearts of fans locally, but they have also taken the hearts of lovers of films worldwide.

First on the list of top Malaysian actors is Henry Ewan Golding (in photo). The renowned actor was born on 5th February 1987. He was born in Betong, Sarawak area, Malaysia. This is a vastly talented actor, as well as a model, traveler, and TV host. Golding first stepped onto the major world stage courtesy of the blockbuster movie filmCrazy Rich Asians. The film's runaway success catapulted Golding onto the spot as one of Malaysia's most famous film stars. Golding later went on to do other terrific projects, including The Gentleman, Last Christmas, and A Simple Favour.

Aeril Zafrel: Aeril Zafrel was born Batu Pahat on 2nd December 1988. The actor's real name is Suhairil bin Sunari. Zafrel is a renowned actor and movie director who became famous in the industry simply by excelling in local projects. Zafrel's first-ever moie was known as Birkan Cinta Tersenyum Lagi. Zafrel became part of the cast in the 2010 movie Aku Tak Bodoh, which was a remake of the successful film Not Stupid Too. Later on, the actor had more significant projects coming along; he did many TV shows and directed several movies. He even received the most coveted role in Holywood's Budak Pailang movie in 2013. These exploits certainly made Zafrel earn accolades as one of Malaysia's best of the best film personalities.

Fattah Amin: Fattah Amin was born in September, 1990 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The talented artist is not merely an actor; he's a renowned singer, model, and TV host. Among the singer-actor's first singles was Cinta Padamu Sumpah Aku. Amin's debut movie was known as Maninsya Cinta Di Cappadoccia. Amin eventually proved to be among the most talented Malaysian male actors. He achieved this distinction after appearing on several TV shows. Among these shows was the successful Her Seorang Cinderella; while preparing this movie, Amin met his beautiful wife, Fazura.

Awal Ashaari: Awal Ashaari was born on 6th August 1981 in the Kampung Baru area of the capital, Kuala Lumpur. Awal kicked off his career as a fledgling anchor starring in the news broadcasting field. He also graced the Malaysian idol competition. In retrospect, Awal's decision to attend the audition for the Malaysian Idol Competition turned out to be the most brilliant move that hoisted his fortune to great heights. Awal went on to do several mega projects touching on various TV shows and films. He also became a successful model and reality TV host. He made his premiere film appearance in the movie Diva (2007) and the successful drama series Seribu Erti. Awal earned the praises of his audience, becoming one of the most sought-after male actors.

Syafiq Kyle: Syafiq Kyle is well-known as one of the most prominent Malaysian actors of the recent decades. Kyle was born on 24th June 1992 in Kuala Lumpur. When he earned the second spot in the Hero Remaja competition, Kyle's kicked off a successful career in the TV and film industries. Some of Kyle's first ever projects in these fields were Tasbih Putih, Langsuir, Pusaka and Ipaku Diva. Kyle received many nominations for his excellent acting prowess; indeed, some of these nominations won him various awards and titles.

Aaron Aziz: Aaron Aziz was born on 23rd February 1976 in the Tampines region of Singapore. While Aziz may have started out as an actor, he later made a big name in the field of TV show-hosting and the Malaysian film industry as a whole. Aaron Aziz later received the highly coveted Darjah Kebesaran Mahkota award for his starring role in the Malay film industry in 2017. Aziz had many more awards nominations coming his way through the years. These made him earn a place as one of Malaysia's best male actors.