The Jakarta Post
Actress Titi Qadarsih passed away on Monday at the age of 73. (Tribunnews.com/File)
Veteran actress Titi Qadarsih passed away on Monday after battling colon cancer. She was 73 years old.
"Mama has been sick since the fasting month, when the doctor diagnosed her with stage four colon cancer," said Indra Q, the late actress's son on Monday, as quoted by kompas.com.
Indra said that Titi had been undergoing intensive treatment for the past couple of months, since the diagnosis was made during the fasting month that began in mid-May.
"We started the treatment around two months ago. The last two weeks were intensive at Fatmawati Hospital," said Indra, who is a BIP band member and Slank's former keyboardist.
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He said her death came unexpectedly.
"Eating has been a bit difficult. But mama was always agile. We never knew, and she finally passed away like this," Indra said.
Titi is expected to be buried at Tanah Kusir Cemetery in Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta.
Throughout her life, Titi was known for her diverse skills in the entertainment world, ranging from acting in movies, singing, dancing to modeling.
Titi made her debut on the big screen in the 1996 movie Hancurnya Petualang (Destroyed Adventurers). She also joined the stage through Teater Koma and sang a duet with Gombloh. (liz/kes)