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"Istanbul Aku Datang" wins big

Writer: Dzamira Dzafri

The big winners at "Anugerah Lawak Warna".

19 Aug – The modern comedy, "Istanbul Aku Datang", won big at this year's "Anugerah Lawak Warna" last Friday night at Istana Budaya with a total of four awards. The awards won include Best Comedy film, Best Comedic Actress (Lisa Surihani), Best Film Script, and Best Comedy Director (Bernard Chauly).

Not only did Bernard Chauly win big with the success of "Istanbul Aku Datang" in the awards ceremony, the film also collected RM3.5 million at the box office!

In other categories, though Lisa Surihani surprised many when she won the Best Comedic Actress award for "Istanbul Aku Datang", the crowd favourite in comedy Zizan Razak won the Best Comedic Actor award for his film "Hantu Kapcai".

Lisa Surihani in a still for "Istanbul Aku Datang".

For film scripts, Mamat Khalid's "Rock Oo" wins for best Comedy Film Script. The film also went on to collect RM4 million at the box office.

In the Crowd Favourite category, Jep Sepah wins the Favourite Comedic Actor, and Didie Alias wins for Favourite Comedic Actress.

Here's the full list of winners for Anugerah Lawak Warna:

Best Comedy Film
"Istanbul Aku Datang"

Best Comedic Actor
Zizan Razak ("Hantu Kapcai")

Best Comedic Actress
Lisa Surihani ("Istanbul Aku Datang")

Best Film Script
"Istanbul Aku Datang"

Best Comedic Film Script
"Rock Oo"

Best Comedy Director
Bernard Chauly ("Istanbul Aku Datang")

Special Jury Award
Othman Hafsham

Timeless Special Jury Award
Allahyarham S. Samsudin

Crowd Favourites
Favourite Comedic Actor
Jep Sepah

Favourite Comedic Actress
Didie Alias

Cinema Online, 19 August 2013

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Istanbul Aku Datang (Malay) (08 Nov 2012)

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