This Merdeka, celebrate the many talents of Malaysia’s actors, writers and filmmakers with some of the latest homegrown favourites available to stream now on Disney+ Hotstar!
Ranging from family-friendly shows to unforgettable dramas, here are six great shows to add to your watchlist for the upcoming long weekend.
#1 Club Mickey Mouse Season 4
Catch these seven talented young Malaysian Mouseketeers in Club Mickey Mouse’s special episode, “Better Together” premiering in conjunction with Merdeka on 25 August, in Disney+ Hotstar’s first live action original production to be released in Malaysia! With songs, laughter, fun and games, there’s plenty for the family to enjoy.
A heartfelt, thought-provoking drama, Ayahanda tells the tale of a village Imam who faces challenges when his village seeks to replace him with someone younger, while also struggling to connect with his children. Since its premiere in July, this TV series has fast become a fan favourite on the platform.
#3 Ada Hantu
The latest blockbuster to premiere exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar, Ada Hantu marks Hairul Azreen directorial debut and has received positive reviews from fans. Catch supernatural sceptic Aliff tries to prove that ghosts aren’t real by challenging his friends to spend a night in an old, abandoned house. But as the night goes on, he soon realizes that the house is not all that he imagined it to be.
#4 Anak Sena
A young teacher seeks to guide and hone the talents of his students in an Orang Asli community in this story of sacrifice and perseverance that is sure to tug on heartstrings. Premiering on 26 August, stream this mini-series first on Disney+ Hotstar from 7am onwards ahead of its release on primetime television.
#5 Terlerai Noktah
Don’t miss this psycho-thriller meant for the most daring of viewers as a nurse at a psychiatric hospital is tugged into a mystery when a string of strange occurrences take place after a new patient is admitted. Premiering on 26 August, stream this mini-series first on Disney+ Hotstar from 7am onwards ahead of its release on primetime television.
#6 Upin & Ipin Season 13
Long-time fan favourites Upin & Ipin return in an all-new season – with new adventures and new daily life lessons to learn that’s bound to delight their young audiences across the country!
Stream other long-time favourite hits like Mukhsin, Roh, Guang, KL Special Force, J2: J Retribusi, Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kris (Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal), The Kid from The Big Apple 2: Before We Forget, Ejen Ali The Movie and more on Disney+ Hotstar, with over 800 films and 18,000 episodes!
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By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat