P Ramlee – Malaysian Film Icon

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Teuku Zakaria Bin Teuku Nyak Putih or P Ramlee (22 Mar 1929 -29 May 1973) was a film actor,director, singer,songwriter,composer and Producer. he made his acting debut in singapore in 1948 but later moved to Malaysia in 1964.He is regarded as prominent icon of Malay entertainment and fame even reached Brunei, Sumatra,Indonesia, Hong Kong & Japan. For his contributions he was given the titles of Tan Sri & Datuk Amar.

A set of Four stamps were issued on 24 Jul 1999 by Malaysia in his honour. A commercially used First day Cover is listed.

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