The Jakarta Post
(left to right) Dono (Abimana Aryasatya), Kasino (Vino Bastian) and Indro (Tora Sudiro) in one of the scenes of 'Warkop DKI Reborn: Jangkrik Boss Part 2.' (Falcon on YouTube/File)
Indonesian film Warkop DKI Reborn: Jangkrik Boss Part 2 enters the list of one of the country's most successful films this year as it reached a landmark number of viewers of 3,202,000 people.
"I would like to thank all the Indonesian film audiences who have given their support," Frederica, Falcon Pictures producer, said in a statement as quoted by Antara news agency.
Together with the film's prequel, Warkop DKI Reborn Part 1, the total number of audience so far amount to 10 million people, Frederica added.
The film's cast also conveyed their appreciation, as they expressed happiness in the achievement.
Abimana Aryasatya, the actor who played Dono, said he was proud that the film has gained its place in Indonesia's film industry history.
"And it must be admitted that Warkop DKI indeed managed to touch the hearts of the people of Indonesia. As part of Warkop DKI Reborn, I feel proud," Abimana said.
Tora Sudiro, the actor who played Indro in the film, hoped that the number of viewers would continue to rise.
In addition to the cast and crew, praise also came from family members from the original cast of Warkop, a legendary television on the comical trio Dono (Wahjoe Sardono), Kasino (Kasino Hadiwibowo) dan Indro (Indrodjojo Kusumonegoro.
"I hope people will love the actors of Warkop DKI Reborn as much as they love our fathers. Because, as I see it, the actors can animate the characters of the previous Warkop actor," Hannah Sukmaningsih, daughter of the late Kasino. (liz/kes)