Indonesian TikTok star Fadlan Holao apologizes after posting suicidal intention on Instagram

Fadlan Holao, an Indonesian TikTok star/Instaceleb, recently made headlines after posting several photos and videos on Instagram that expressed his intention to end his life. 

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Indonesia’s Timo Tjahjanto to direct remake of Korean zombie flick ‘Train to Busan’

Indonesia’s Timo Tjahjanto to direct remake of Korean zombie flick ‘Train to Busan’

An upcoming remake of celebrated South Korean zombie thriller Train to Busan has found the director in Indonesia’s own Timo Tjahjanto.

Watch Indonesian action star Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero in the bloody cool trailer for the ‘Mortal Kombat’ reboot

Watch Indonesian action star Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero in the bloody cool trailer for the ‘Mortal Kombat’ reboot

The first trailer for the 'Mortal Kombat' reboot is finally here, and we’re bloody excited to see Indonesian action superstar Joe Taslim busting out his ice cold moves as the...

Indonesian celebrity couple Anang-Ashanty and their children test positive for coronavirus

Indonesian celebrity couple Anang-Ashanty and their children test positive for coronavirus

Indonesian celebrity couple, singer-turned-entrepreneur Anang Hermansyah and singer Ashanty, as well as three of their children, have become the latest high profile COVID-19 cases...

That Myanmar woman who inadvertently filmed military coup in aerobics video danced to a hit Indonesian tune

That Myanmar woman who inadvertently filmed military coup in aerobics video danced to a hit Indonesian tune

All eyes around the world have turned to Myanmar, where the military have staged a coup d’état, upending the country’s transition to democracy. Yet amid all the worrying...

Woman waking up from coma due to TikTok FOMO is peak Indonesian TV movie

Woman waking up from coma due to TikTok FOMO is peak Indonesian TV movie

FOMO is a powerful motivator, and TikTok FOMO can apparently jolt someone out of a coma, according to a hilariously absurd Indonesian TV movie.

Tokopedia serving up a K-pop treat with BTS and BLACKPINK performances tonight

Tokopedia serving up a K-pop treat with BTS and BLACKPINK performances tonight

Two of K-pop’s biggest acts BTS and BLACKPINK are set to perform at Tokopedia’s major online shopping tonight, to the delight of the legions of ARMY and BLINKs in Indonesia.

Alleged exhibitionist who flashed wife of comedian Isa Bajaj arrested

Alleged exhibitionist who flashed wife of comedian Isa Bajaj arrested

Authorities have apprehended an alleged exhibitionist who sexually harassed the wife of Indonesian comedian Isa Bajaj on Sunday.

Indonesian singer Nadin Amizah draws flak over alleged classist remark in Deddy Corbuzier’s podcast

Indonesian singer Nadin Amizah draws flak over alleged classist remark in Deddy Corbuzier’s podcast

Rising Indonesian singer Nadin Amizah opened the floodgates to a debate on classism in Indonesia after she was accused of insensitively comparing the rich and the poor in one of...

Police say birthday party attended by Indonesian celebrity Raffi Ahmad ‘didn’t violate health protocols’

Police say birthday party attended by Indonesian celebrity Raffi Ahmad ‘didn’t violate health protocols’

Indonesian celebrity/influencer Raffi Ahmad may be off the hook, legally speaking, after authorities said the birthday party he attended last Wednesday didn’t violate health...


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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.