Monday, March 31, 2008

Yusni Jaafar dies

Actress Yusni Jaafar

KUALA LUMPUR: Actress Yusni Jaafar died 2.30am Tuesday at the Selayang Hospital.

She was 63.

According to daughter Raja Ema, the comedian died of liver failure.

Yusni's body was taken to the family home in Subang Jaya before the funeral rites were performed at the USJ 15 mosque followed by the burial at the USJ21 Muslim cemetery.

Yusni is remembered for her comedic roles in movies in the 1980s. Most recently she appeared in the movie Cuci last year where she performed alongside Hans Isaac, Afdlin Shauki, AC Mizal and Awie.

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