Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) via its award winning IPTV service, HyppTV, today officially launched two (2) latest local drama series, 'Puteri Gunung Ledang' and 'Jodoh Sebelah Pintu', aired first and exclusive on HyppSensasi, its Malay entertainment channel (HyppTV Channel 116). Both drama series will feature top rated actors. 'Puteri Gunung Ledang', directed by Suhaimi Lua from A. Aida Productions will feature Atikah Suhaime and Ammar Alfian while 'Jodoh Sebelah Pintu', directed by Michael Ang from Darkwave Pictures features Emma Maembong and Kamal Adli.
HyppSensasi is HyppTV's FIRST, homegrown general entertainment channel showcasing unique and exclusive locally produced Bahasa Malaysia programmes in High Definition (HD) on its platform, and is available on Channel 116 as well as on HyppTV Everywhere mobile app.
The new drama series were officially revealed by Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM, in a star-studded press conference at Menara Kuala Lumpur (MKL). The launch was also attended by A. Aida, Managing Director of A. Aida Productions Sdn Bhd and Datuk Rafiena Ezanee Ramli, Managing Director of Darkwave Pictures Sdn Bhd, as well as the casts and their lucky fans.
Commenting on the unveiling of the drama series, Jeremy said, "We are excited to continue collaborating with Malaysian production houses to bring more local entertainment, in line with our aspiration of becoming the top TV operator in Malaysia offering unique and exclusive local drama series and television programmes specifically for Malaysian viewers. In addition, these local productions by our local talents are available through HyppSensasi, our homegrown entertainment channel on HyppTV and this reflects our commitment towards encouraging the growth of our entertainment industry. We will continue to establish more collaborations to offer the best series and programmes exclusively for HyppTV viewers and the 2 drama series that we are unveiling today are among the results of such collaborations which we release this year."
"There is definitely more to come. So what are you waiting for? Subscribe to our HyppSensasi channel via ala carte or with HyppTV Aneka Pack at only RM30 per month with no additional HD fee. For viewers who are always on the move, you can also watch it on multiscreen devices via our HyppTV Everywhere mobile app which you can download from PlayStore and Appstore," added Jeremy.
Among the casts who attended the launch were Atikah Suhaime, Ammar Alfian, Sabhi Saddi, Keena Mentor, Mazlan Mokhtar, Mimi Ernida, Idris Khan, Dottie and Afzan from the drama 'Puteri Gunung Ledang' and Emma Maembong, Kamal Adli, Dato' Eizlan Yusof, Lia Natalia, Erwin Dawson, Azhan Rani from 'Jodoh Sebelah Pintu'. The event was further heated up with a special performance by Keena of Mentor who sang the theme song for 'Puteri Gunung Ledang' drama series. The audience were also treated to a short screening of both dramas while a special meet and greet session was held for the lucky winners of a contest ran by HyppTV prior to the event.
'Puteri Gunung Ledang' features Natasya, a pretty tomboy from the village played by Atikah Suhaime who dreams to become a top model in the city. Her luck changes when she accidentally becomes a product spokesperson where she catches the attention of her handsome casanova boss named Rayyan played by Ammar Alfian. Unsure of his actual intention, Natasya asked Rayyan to prove his true love by obeying to her seven wishes. Directed by Suhaimi Lua, 'Puteri Gunung Ledang' is the first drama series by A. Aida Production produced exclusively for HyppTV. The series also features a talented mix of young and senior actors including Sabhi Saddi, Amyza Aznan, Aida Khalida, Mimi Ernida, Idris Khan, Keena Mentor, and many more.
'Jodoh Sebelah Pintu' features the first time on screen appearance by Emma Maembong and Kamal Adli. Produced by Darkwave Pictures, 'Jodoh Sebelah Pintu' is directed by Michael Ang exclusively for HyppTV. After the sudden death of her fiancé a day before her wedding, Mona Airawani (played by Emma Maembong) lost hope in love and leaves it to her parents to decide and choose her future husband. She moved to the city to live with her best friend, Julia to start a new life. The girls live next door to two naughty male neighbours, Badrul and Irfan who constantly teases them. Julia ends up falling in love with one of the boys but Mona was so annoyed and angry at both of them. Her life changes when her parents set her up with Alang, a guy whom she only knows via SMS and phone calls, without knowing that Alang is actually living just next door to her. Besides Emma and Kamal, 'Jodoh Sebelah Pintu' features a combination of popular drama actors such as Dato' Eizlan Yusof, Lia Natalia, Erwin Dawson, Azhan Rani and many more.
Last year, HyppTV embarked on its first foray into local drama series production with the introduction of the five (5) drama series made available first and exclusive on HyppSensasi namely 'Cahaya Di Hujung Nyawa', 'Permainan Cinta', Selipar Jepun Stiletto Merah', 'Cinta Si Egois' and 'BIB'. Fans of local drama series can enjoy the drama series on HyppSensasi via HyppTV or viaHyppTV Everywhere mobile app which can be downloaded from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. To enjoy exclusive locally-produced programmes on HyppSensasi as well as other local and Asian channels, subscribe to HyppTV Aneka Pack at only RM30 per month with no additional HD fee.
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