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Peggy Melati Sukma: In transition

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, August 20 2010   /  09:03 am

If there is one thing actress Peggy Melati Sukma will be remembered for, it will most likely be her trademark squeal “Pusiiiiiiiing” (“I’m dizzy”), which she patented eight years ago.Peggy Melati Sukma: JP/Dian KuswandiniThe squeal she made famous when acting in soap opera Gerhana (The Eclipse) will also bring to mind the verbose way she introduced herself in the series: “My name is Peggy Melati Sukma Harum Mewangi Sepanjang Hari” (the all-day-long flowery-scented Peggy).Ten years have passed since she first played the series’ “drama queen”, and although her popularity has not waned, the 34-year-old Cirebon-born model has decided to stay out of the limelight.“My focus changed over the last three years, after my marriage,” says Peggy, who in early 2007 tied the knot with Wisnu Tjandra, now vice president director for Bank Artha Graha Internasional. “I decided to ...