Intellectually disabled actor in short film which tackles caregiving issues

Muhammad Nur Arif Muzani acted in a short film released in 2018 called Layang Layang Terbang Melayang (The Kite Soars High). In the film, he plays a son coming to terms with his mother's death.
Muhammad Nur Arif Muzani (centre), with his parents, Mr Muzani Jaffar and Madam Jaliah Mohammad.
Muhammad Nur Arif Muzani (centre), with his parents, Mr Muzani Jaffar and Madam Jaliah Mohammad.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - Muhammad Nur Arif Muzani, 22, has global developmental delay, an intellectual disability. He is also an actor.

Arif, as his friends and family call him, goes to a centre in Rosyth Road each morning, where he packs airline headphones, and then goes home to watch videos or play games on his iPad.

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