Early riser

Co­me­dian Shahrol Shiro joins Suria’s br

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Movies - By KEN­NETH CHAW en­ter­tain­ment@thes­tar.com.my

SHAHROL Shiro has no prob­lems get­ting up early in the morn­ing to host Suria’s break­fast show, Suria Pagi (week­days, 5am to 10am).

The newly-minted an­nouncer at the Malay-lan­guage ra­dio sta­tion says he woke up re­ally early for one of his pre­vi­ous jobs.

“I lived in Klu­ang and worked in Batu Pa­hat as an im­mi­gra­tion of­fi­cer for five years. My sleep­ing sched­ule was the same ev­ery day. I had to wake up at around five ev­ery morn­ing,” shares the 33-year-old at a press event in­tro­duc­ing Suria’s lat­est ad­di­tion.

Shahrol took his first step into show­biz when he won the sixth sea­son of re­al­ity com­edy se­ries Raja Lawak in 2012, as one half of the com­edy duo Shiro. Af­ter the com­pe­ti­tion, he con­tin­ued work­ing as an im­mi­gra­tion of­fi­cer, while do­ing com­edy shows in the week­end.

The jobs kept rolling in, and he left his full-time job in 2013 and be­gan his ca­reer as a full-fledged co­me­dian, show­ing off his comedic skills as a ra­dio dee­jay, TV host and film ac­tor.

Shahrol, who was of­fered the job around the end of June, says he’s al­ways had a pas­sion for be­ing a ra­dio an­nouncer.

“As a ra­dio dee­jay, you have to know what’s hap­pen­ing. When you talk, you can’t just be funny, you have to know the top­ics be­ing dis­cussed. I don’t want to just makes jok of mak­ing jokes.”

Shahrol joins ex­istin an­nounc­ers Zulin Aziz Halim Oth­man, who us the seg­ment be­fore Sh will fo­cus on helm­ing t themed Grand­stand Su 9am to 1pm).

He adds that he wan show as a force for goo ple, so­cial me­dia is so used as a medium to s ha­tred and neg­a­tiv­ity, want to send a pos­i­tive sage to peo­ple.”

Be­sides be­ing a radi jay, Shahrol set up his pro­duc­tion com­pany, B Pro­duc­tion, a year ago.

“My com­pany has be mak­ing mostly vi­ral vi and tele­movies so far. work­ing on re­leas­ing o film, a hor­ror com­edy l have about 20% of the he re­veals.

Shahrol will be pulli on the film, due end of duc­ing and star­ring in

For more in­for­ma­tio my or face­book.com/S and fol­low @suria­mal In­sta­gram. CBS says Ian An­thony Dale, Meaghan Rath and Beu­lah Koale are set to join the cast of Hawaii Five-0 with its eighth sea­son.

This an­nounce­ment fol­lowed the re­cent de­par­tures of orig­i­nal cast mem­bers Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, who ex­ited the po­lice drama af­ter con­tract dis­putes.

Dale has had a recurring role on Hawaii Five-0 as Adam Noshimuri since Sea­son Two. This sum­mer, he is star­ring in CBS’ sus­pense thriller Sal­va­tion.

Rath starred in the se­ries Be­ing Hu­man and Cooper Bar­rett’s Guide To Sur­viv­ing Life. Koale ap­pears in the forth­com­ing fea­ture Thank You For Your Ser­vice.

Con­tin­u­ing Hawaii Five-0 cast mem­bers in­clude Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Chi McBride and Jorge Gar­cia. The new sea­son be­gins on Sept 29 in the United States. – AP

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