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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Malaysia, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Malaysia and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Malaysia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Malaysian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Malaysia is included when available.

List people range from Chee Kong Cheah to Syamsul Yusof.

This historic screenwriters from Malaysia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Malaysian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Malaysia?" These prominent screenwriters of Malaysia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Malaysian screenwriters.

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Amir Muhammad is a writer and independent filmmaker based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was born on 5 December 1972 in Kuala Lumpur and was educated at the University of East Anglia. He has been writing for Malaysian print media since the age of 14, notably the New Straits Times. In 2000, he wrote and directed Malaysia's first DV feature. Some of his works have also been featured in a number of international film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. Two of his films, Apa Khabar Orang Kampung and The Last Communist have been banned in Malaysia. A full retrospective of his work was screened at the 2008 Pesaro Film Festival, Italy. He is a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Azharr Rudin (born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia) is a Malaysian film maker. He has made several short films and worked as film editor for several works including The Last Communist (2006). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Johor, Malaysia

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Bront Palarae, is a Malaysian actor, screenwriter, director and producer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia

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Charlotte Lim is a film director and screenwriter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Malacca, Malaysia