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Khairy Jamaluddin's directorial debut, "Teguh"

Youth and Sport Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

6 Mar – Malaysia Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin makes his directorial debut with his short film titled "Teguh", in conjunction with the 2015 International Women's Day.

According to The Star, the minister's film is among the 18 short films in the "Ikal Mayang 2015" film which is organised by the non-profit organization, Women: girls.

Directed by Khairy and written by Ida Nerina, "Teguh" tells the story of a professional squash player played by Sharon Wee, a national squash player, who is in the process of regaining her health after being involved in a serious accident and through her recovery process, she meets a paralympic swimmer played by national paralympic swimmer Fraidden Dawan, who encourages her to continue her passion in sports.

Khairy directing on set (Photo source:

Other than Khairy, other directors included in this year's "Ikal Mayang" film project are; Wak Doyok, Vince Chong, Lisa Surihani, Pete Abdullah, Afdlin Shauki, Adibah Noor and more.

On 8 March 2015, "Ikal Mayang 2015" will be screened at Quill City Mall, Kuala Lumpur along with other works from previous years as well as a documentary film entitled "Tanah Mama", for a RM60 admission ticket.

Watch the trailer for "Teguh" here.