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Atiqah Hasiholan: HER PRESENCE AND HER ROLES

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 1 2009   /  03:28 pm

If you are not sure of who Atiqah Hasiholan is, you are not alone. In the crowd of celebrities clamoring for our attention on a daily basis, it is easy to mistake her for, say, a particular tall supermodel or a particular former teen model turned activist. This may be another way of saying that Atiqah is not recognizable enough as a star, but of course, this is subject to further debate. However, none of the comparisons above have a particular luxury she had: Having Christine Hakim, that iconic acting legend, to go and watch film together in cinema. Verifying this fact with a sense of disbelief, because we'd like to think that she may be just watching Christine Hakim's film in a cinema like the most of us, and not going to cinema with her instead, Atiqah laughed heartily, and said, "Yes, I went to cinema with her! She is an old friend of my mum, so I've known...