Syamsul Yusof is a Malaysian actor, writer, producer, and singer.
He is the youngest director to get the Best Director honor at the Malaysian Film Festival, having done so at the age of 25.
Since then, he has won best director prizes at the Malaysian Film Festival and Anugerah Skrin six times, and for his work on the horror/religious film Munafik, he was named Best Director at the 57th Asia Pacific Film Festival in Cambodia.
In 2018, Munafik 2 surpassed Mat Kilau, an epic war film by Mohd Syamsul, which held the record for highest grossing Malaysian movie until 2022.
The Malaysia Institute of Integrative Media (MIIM), commonly known as Academy TV3, awarded Syamsul Yusof a diploma in film, television broadcasting, and journalism.
From 2003 through 2007, Syamsul Yusof directed and starred in a number of RTM and TV3 TV shows, including Gerak Khas, Sembilu Kasih, Air Mata Maria, and Tragedi Oktober.
When he and his cousin Rizal Ashreff co-wrote the screenplay for Evolusi KL Drift, which he later directed in 2007, his father first rejected it. After the amendment, his first film project, with an RM 1.35 million budget, was approved.
Syamsul appreciates music as well. Back then, he and Anwar Fazal collaborated on the EP The Love Legacy. The EP included the songs “Bidadari,” “Apakah Semuanya Itu,” “Ya Robbi,” and “Hingga Hujung Dunia,” among others. He co-wrote the song “Kalah Dalam Menang” with the vocalist Mawi in 2016.
Puteri Sarah Liyana Magat Kamaruddin, Syamsul Yusof wife
On March 8, 2014, Syamsul got married to the actress Puteri Sarah Liyana Megat Kamaruddin. Born on December 1st, 1985, Puteri Sarah Liyana Megat Kamaruddin is a Malaysian actress and model.
Princess Sarah was raised in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru, both in the Malaysian state of Johor. She was born in London, England. He graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Shah Alam with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management as the oldest of four siblings.
Early in 2013, she began donning the hijab, and at 11:30 a.m., the Assistant Marriage Registrar of Al-Mukarramah Mosque Parish, Mat Syaharuddin Ar Rashid, recognized the pair as a legal spouse and performed their wedding ceremony at the mosque in Bandar Sri Damansara.