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Titi to play hooker in new film

Jakarta   /   Thu, May 22 2008   /  11:01 am

(JP/Berto Wedhatama) JAKARTA: Actress Titi Kamal, who rose to fame after playing the lead role in Mendadak Dangdut (Suddenly Dangdut), will play the role of a prostitute in her new film Doa yang Mengancam (The Prayer That Threatens). In the film, Titi plays a poor prostitute named Leha, who suffers from depression and runs away from her husband; played by popular comedian Aming. "The character is difficult and challenging. I have to play a very depressed, unfortunate and poor person," the 27-year-old actress was quoted as saying by Detik.com on Wednesday. She said she paid a village woman for the right to observe and discuss her life so she could learn how to play the character of a poor person. "Fortunately, the shooting was not intensive every day. If it was intensive, I could have become really depressed," she said. Titi s...