Malaysian Indian actress Sangeeta Krishnasamy in a scene from the 2017 film Adiwiraku. Her breakout role, her first in a Malay-language production, won multiple awards and brought her to the attention of the wider Malaysian community.

Breakout star of Malaysian film Sangeeta Krishnasamy spreads her wings with producer role

  • Law graduate who stumbled into her first film role a decade ago made her name in Tamil-language movies before an award-winning Malay-language debut in 2017
  • The success of that film, Adiwiraku, about an inspiring schoolteacher, led to more offers for 33-year-old, and her first stint as executive producer on a sequel
Topic |   Asian cinema

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Malaysian Indian actress Sangeeta Krishnasamy in a scene from the 2017 film Adiwiraku. Her breakout role, her first in a Malay-language production, won multiple awards and brought her to the attention of the wider Malaysian community.
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