Nabila Syakieb has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is perhaps best known for her starring role as the main character in the Indonesian film “Singh in King Kong”. She went on to receive other Oscar nominations for her roles in Fantastic Four: Rise of Mr. T and The Adventures of Tintin. Nabila Syakieb was born in 1965 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Nabila Syakieb became an actress following the success of her role as Momma in the animated film Singh in King Kong. She has since gone on to receive numerous other honors for her acting prowess. In 1999, she became the first ever finalist of the Indonesian youth pageant Gadis Sampul. Her other notable roles include playing the lead role in the romantic drama Cinta SMU, and recurring roles in series such as Erma Bomco and The Secret World of Craig Fluevog. Recently, Nabila Syakieb became the first female actor to receive a Best Actor award at the Venice Film Festival for her performance in the animated film The Pirates.
In the early nineties, Nabila Syakieb exploded onto the scene in her native Indonesia. She had a number of popular roles in the Indonesia film industry, including leading lady roles in two of her first major motion pictures. Although these films failed to do well critically, they were box-office successes and helped to launch Syakieb into Hollywood, where she has not stopped developing. She has since received multipleredited Screenplays for her roles in the Fantastic Mr. Fox, Meet the Parents, Edward Scissorhands, and Chasing Ghosts, as well as uncredited appearances in other movies including Kung Fu Panda, Rise of the Silver Surfer, and The Mask.
|Popular As||Nabila Syakieb|
|Age||36 years old|
|Born||18 November 1985|
|Birthplace||Bogor, West Java – Indonesia|
Regardless of the success that she has enjoyed in her home country of Indonesia, Nabila Syakieb has always remained open to learning more about her native Indonesia, and about the diverse society and landscape of the people who call this country their home. In an effort to broaden her knowledge of the world, she frequently visits Bali and spends time speaking with residents and taking in the local cuisine. On visits to Bali, which she refers to as “the temple city”, Nabila is also able to mingle with a group of local women who are not only beautiful but extremely wise and politically knowledgeable.
For many people interested in learning more about Nabila Syakieb, there is a wealth of online material available to them. A search of the Internet will reveal a wide variety of articles, reviews, and photographs that offer up pictures of the ever-popular Nabila Syakieb, as well as commentaries by others who have spent time in Bali. The majority of comments came from an individual called Pauline, who lives in Bogor, East Java. Pauline first visited Bali in the early nineties and fell in love with the island. She describes how she fell in love with Nabila Syakieb during their second visit there, and how the both of them quickly realized that their hearts were destined for great things.
When asked about her personal favorite moment in Bali, Pauline recalls that it was when she and Nabila Syakieb climbed the karung trees on top of Mount Batur. The two enjoyed the sun and the fresh air that they felt as they gazed out at the mountains. “We made love twenty times that day,” recalls Pauline. “Nabila was my kind of woman. She supported me in every way possible.”