Jamal Abdillah

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Jamal Abdillah

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During Anugerah Juara Lagu 23
Born
Jamal Ubaidillah bin Haji Ali

(1959-05-07) 7 May 1959 (age 59)
NationalityMalaysia Malaysia
Other namesJamal Abdillah
OccupationActor, Singer
Years active1979–present
Spouse(s)Zai Izzati Khiruddin (2017—Present)
Basariah Abdul Latiff (divorced)
Noraina Mohd. Yusof (divorced)
Fatimatuzahra Samat (divorced)
ChildrenOsama Yamani
Ahmad Zaki Yamani
Parent(s)Haji Mohd. Ali Hussein (father)
Noraziah Rashid (mother)
RelativesHelmi Husaini Ali (brother)
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
LabelsEMI

Dato' Jamal Ubaidillah bin Haji Ali (born 7 May 1959), known by his stage name Jamal Abdillah, is a Malaysian pop singer and actor[1] with a "bad boy" image.[2]

Jamal began his singing career in 1973. He won Radio Televisyen Malaysia's Bintang RTM competition in 1979.[3] Following his victory, he continued to sing but also appeared in films such as 'Azura'.

Jamal is the eldest of seven siblings. Having married three times, Jamal has two sons, Osama Yamani and Ahmad Zaki Yamani.[4]

He is of Banjar descent.[5]

Discography[edit]

Album Studio[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Toyol Singer Invitations Special appearance
1984 Azura Zack
1989 Tuah Hang Tuah / ASP Sazali
1991 Sejati Bani
1993 Kekasih Awal dan Akhir Yusman
1996 Suratan Kasih Sunny
1997 Ghazal Untuk Rabiah Jamal

Television[edit]

Year Title Role TV channel Notes
1990 Jenakarama Himself TV1
2012 Bicara - with Daud Yusof Himself Mediacorp Suria Special appearance
2015 Konsert Nostagia Dato' Jamal Abdillah Himself TV1
2016 Konsert 2 Dimensi Himself TV1 with Dato' M. Nasir

Telemovie[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Azura 2003 Zack Direct-to-video

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Despite Challenges, Asia Biz Thrives". Billboard. 27 December 2003. p. YE-16.
  2. ^ Lockard, Craig A. (1998). Dance of life: popular music and politics in Southeast Asia. University of Hawaii Press. p. 257. ISBN 978-0-8248-1918-7.
  3. ^ "Veteran singer Jamal tells how he overcame his drug addiction in book". The Star. 31 July 2006. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Singers Jamal Abdillah, Rossa conferred Datuk titles". Astro Awani. Malaysia. 24 October 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Keturunan Banjar Di Malaysia Jadi Melayu Baru". ANTARA News Kalimantan Selatan. Retrieved 2015-10-09.

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