Comedian Shahrol Shiro joins Suria’s br
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