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The Show Goes On…line: Imran Ajmain

First 10 Years (2018)


Published: 22 May 2020

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Singapore-born crooner Imran Ajmain made his eagerly anticipated return to Esplanade with a homecoming show that featured early hits such as Sudah tu Sudah

Imran Ajmain found regional fame after his break-out single Seribu Tahun spent six weeks at the top of Malaysia’s pop charts in 2006. Ever since then, the singer-songwriter has carved out a successful solo career while remaining sought-after among Malay music listeners for ballads such as Selamat Ulang Tahun Sayang. Relive the first decade of Imran’s music career in this full concert video as he performed soulful numbers like Dikalung Kasihan, Hanya Menari as well as Rintihan Hati, penned by his late father Ahmad Husaini Ajmain.

Performed in Malay and filmed live at Esplanade Recital Studio on 13 July 2018, First 10 Years was presented by Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts, which has showcased the best in theatre, dance, and music from the Malay Archipelago since 2001. 


Imran Ajmain is a Singapore singer, composer and producer who attained prominence with his works for Taufik Batisah, Hady Mirza, SleeQ among other well-known music artistes. Based in Kuala Lumpur since 2006, he released his most recent album Setulus Kasih in 2018. 

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