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Nirina Zubir: Juggling Motherhood and Career

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, September 11 2011   /  08:00 am

The chatty emcee, actress and former MTV VJ has returned to the entertainment industry after taking a break from the spotlight to take care of her firstborn.

Her noisy yet witty style, good sense of humor and engaging personality have made Nirina Zubir one of the most notable emcees in the country’s showbiz industry.JP/Triwik KurniasariStarting her career as DJ for MTV on Sky (now MTV Sky) radio, her name became famous when she landed a job as an MTV VJ, dubbed as one of the coolest jobs by young people.

Her ability to speak Mandarin, something that she learned during her childhood while living in Hong Kong and China, adds her credibility.

Resigning from MTV in 2005, the Madagascar-born woman was flooded with offers to host TV shows.

Her popularity also led her to star in some movies in various genres, including in 30 Hari Mencari Cinta (30 Days to Find ...