Kisah Tok Kadi bags 4 awards at Pesta Perdana

Actress Mastura Ahmad picks up Best Actor/ Actress In A Comedy Role for her part in Anak Bulan and also Best Actress In A Supporting Role (Drama Series) for Interns Season 1.
Actress Mastura Ahmad picks up Best Actor/ Actress In A Comedy Role for her part in Anak Bulan and also Best Actress In A Supporting Role (Drama Series) for Interns Season 1.PHOTO: MEDIACORP
Drama-comedy Kisah Tok Kadi wins big, with Malaysian actor Beto Kusyairy (above) picking up Best Actor In A Leading Role (Drama Series) and Sufian Ahmad clinching Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Drama Series).
Drama-comedy Kisah Tok Kadi wins big, with Malaysian actor Beto Kusyairy (above) picking up Best Actor In A Leading Role (Drama Series) and Sufian Ahmad clinching Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Drama Series).PHOTO: MEDIACORP
Drama-comedy Kisah Tok Kadi wins big, with Malaysian actor Beto Kusyairy picking up Best Actor In A Leading Role (Drama Series) and Sufian Ahmad (above) clinching Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Drama Series).
Drama-comedy Kisah Tok Kadi wins big, with Malaysian actor Beto Kusyairy picking up Best Actor In A Leading Role (Drama Series) and Sufian Ahmad (above) clinching Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Drama Series).PHOTO: MEDIACORP

Heartwarming drama-comedy Kisah Tok Kadi emerged the big winner of the 14th Pesta Perdana last Friday night, bagging four awards, including Most Popular Programme.

The show's cast picked up the other three awards. Malaysian actor Beto Kusyairy won Best Actor In A Leading Role (Drama Series); actress Fazlyna Aziz won Most Promising Actor/Actress; and supporting actor Sufian Ahmad defeated hot favourite Jeff Catz in the Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Drama Series) category.

The ceremony, celebrating the best of the local Malay television industry, was broadcast from the MES Theatre at Mediacorp.

Best Drama Series went to Aduh Bibikku, while Hari Raya telemovie Anak Bulan won for Best Drama Special. Anak Bulan also picked up awards for Best Directing (Drama) and Best Editing (Drama).

Double winners of the night were versatile actor Izzat Yusoff and established actress Mastura Ahmad.

Izzat won Best Actor In A Leading Role (Drama Special/Anthology) for his role in Dua Wajah and Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Drama Special/Anthology) in Dimensi ke-4 Season 3.

Mastura won Best Actor/Actress In A Comedy Role for her part in Anak Bulan and also Best Actress In A Supporting Role (Drama Series) for Interns Season 1.

Veteran actress Norsiah Ramly (Best Actress In A Supporting Role - Drama Special/Anthology) and child actor Freda Mel (Best Young Star) were first-time winners.

A special award, Anugerah Perdana Emas (Lifetime Achievement Award), was presented to singer Rahimah Rahim, 61, an accomplished performer who has been in the local entertainment scene for more than five decades.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2017, with the headline 'Kisah Tok Kadi bags 4 awards at Pesta Perdana'. Print Edition | Subscribe