Malaysian actor and entrepreneur Ashraf Sinclair passes away in Jakarta at 40

Malaysian actor Ashraf Sinclair, husband of Indonesian actress-singer Bunga Citra Lestari (BCL), passed away this morning. He was 40 years old.

Music & Showbiz

Khalid, Stormzy, and 98 Degrees cancel Jakarta concerts amid coronavirus scare

Khalid, Stormzy, and 98 Degrees cancel Jakarta concerts amid coronavirus scare

The outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus in numerous Asian countries has affected the showbiz industry, as numerous international artists have canceled their shows in the...

Indonesian Youtuber Saaih Halilintar accused of trivializing suicide attempt and coronavirus outbreak for views

Indonesian Youtuber Saaih Halilintar accused of trivializing suicide attempt and coronavirus outbreak for views

This is why you should never get your news from Youtubers.

Plaza Indonesia Film Festival returns on Feb 24-28, featuring award-winning indie films ‘The Science of Fictions,’ ‘The Lighthouse’

Plaza Indonesia Film Festival returns on Feb 24-28, featuring award-winning indie films ‘The Science of Fictions,’ ‘The Lighthouse’

Cinephiles, the season for film festivals is right around the corner with Plaza Indonesia Film Festival (PIFF) slated to return to the capital on Feb. 24-28.

Hellogoodbye | Leonardo da Vinci exhibition | Indonesia-Russia diplomatic relations exhibition | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Feb 7-9)

Hellogoodbye | Leonardo da Vinci exhibition | Indonesia-Russia diplomatic relations exhibition | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Feb 7-9)

What are you doing this weekend?

Actress Nikita Mirzani placed under city arrest for alleged assault against ex-husband

Actress Nikita Mirzani placed under city arrest for alleged assault against ex-husband

Indonesian actress Nikita Mirzani is no stranger to legal controversy, but the latest incident involving her former husband may be the most serious yet.

Indonesian celebrity Rey Utami begs for forgiveness in ‘salted fish’ genitalia defamation case

Indonesian celebrity Rey Utami begs for forgiveness in ‘salted fish’ genitalia defamation case

One of Indonesia’s most curious defamation cases ever continues in court, with the media focus now shifting to a heartfelt plea made by one of the defendants.

US metal legends Dream Theater set to return to Indonesia for the 4th time on April 16

US metal legends Dream Theater set to return to Indonesia for the 4th time on April 16

Indonesian metalheads are in for a treat this year, as American progressive metal band Dream Theater is confirmed to return to the capital for a concert on April 16 at Allianz...

Ballet Recital | Jakarta Block Party | Preloved Items Bazaar | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Jan 31-Feb 2)

Ballet Recital | Jakarta Block Party | Preloved Items Bazaar | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Jan 31-Feb 2)

What are you doing this weekend?

Chinese New Year specials | Dutch design exhibition | The Adams concert | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Jan 24-26)

Chinese New Year specials | Dutch design exhibition | The Adams concert | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Jan 24-26)

What are you doing in this Chinese New Year weekend?


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Coconuts Jakarta is not an “infotainment” site, so we don’t bore you with a lot of celebrity gossip (unless it’s really crazy). What we mainly care about when it comes to showbiz is giving you the latest Indonesia-related movie and television news that we’re super excited about. Indonesia’s film industry has come a long way in recent years, with directors such as Joko Anwar, The Mo Brothers and Gareth Evans paving the way for movies from the archipelago to get more respect and exposure internationally.

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