Published: Monday February 20, 2012 MYT 7:30:00 PM
Updated: Monday February 20, 2012 MYT 11:14:03 PM
Singer and actor Latif Ibrahim dies of a heart attack
PETALING JAYA: Singer and actor Latif Ibrahim (pic), 60, died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur on Monday of a heart attack due to complications from diabetes and pneumonia.
His sister, singer Datuk Khatijah Ibrahim said he passed away at 6.10pm surrounded by his family, including his wife Masriah Mahadan,57, and two children Mohd Hazriq, 35, and Haznally, 34.
She said he would be buried Monday night.
Latif Ibrahim, who suffered from diabetes and pneumonia, was admitted into IJN on Saturday.
Apart from singing, he also acted in 15 films, including Hapuslah Air Matamu, Dendang Perantau, Sumber Ilhamku and Ragam Pemandu.
His last film was 4 Madu directed by A. Razak Mohaideen which was screened in 2010.