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her this far.
“You need to enjoy and love what you’re doing. I enjoy every process that comes with performing. And it’s all about endless learning as well. I even learnt a lot from working with the younger actors,” she said.
Over the years, Sukania has been part of stage productions both in Malaysia and Singapore. These included Leela Purushotaman, Balek Kampong, Sybil, Puteri Gunung Ledang and Twelfth Night. She has also dabbled in movies such as Garuda and Talentime.
Other winners included DuaSpace Dance Theatre Academy’s Black & White @ Variation Rerun 2016 for Best Choreographer In A Feature Length Work; Ng Chor Guan’s For 2020: I’m From 2020 in Best Music And Sound Design, Carpe Diem by Checkmate Creation in Best Production Values, Mahsuri (And Other Peculiar Tales) A New Musical in Innovation In Musical Theatre and Raja Malik’s The Language Archive in Best Set Design.
This year, two Malaysia-born artistes and a homegrown collective were chosen as the game changers for the awards’ social media campaign.
They were Rani Moorthy, a theatre producer and filmmaker; Rendra Zawawi, the Los Angeles-based music producer and singer-songwriter; and the 11-time title holder of the Genting World Lion Dance Championship, Kun Seng Keng Lion And Dragon Dance Association.
For the complete winners’ list, visit www. kakiseni.com