Ejen Ali: The Movie has taken Malaysia by storm!
This local animation movie that is a continuation to its TV series that carry the same name has broken box office on its first day — collecting 1.86 million in total.
Not only it is already amazing on its own, the movie has also beaten Frozen 2 on box office! That’s unbelievable!
And with such hypes for the movie, fans left the big screen in great awes. With its dynamic plot line and brilliant action scenes, the characters were one of the fans’ favourite aspect about the movie!
Aside from Ejen Ali, Alicia and Bakar, one particular character that has also stuck in fan’s minds is Ejen Dayang.
Ejen Dayang is the chief pillar of TEKNO and is portrayed as a gentle yet respected agent.
Recently, Ejen Dayang went viral on Twitter when fans of the animated movie pointed out that the cartoon character resembles one successful actress, host and entrepreneur in Malaysia — Neelofa.
Immediately after the Tweet had its round on the Internet, Neelofa herself took notice of it and responded.
Hahaha I like that idea! Heard really good reviews about this film. Should I bring Inara to watch it? ? https://t.co/2pwmDgGbTZ
— Neelofa (@Neelofa) December 2, 2019
In the replies, there are so many fans recommending the movie to others and this shows that Malaysians talents are starting to spread their wings even broader.
This might show that Malaysian animation industry might have a promising potential in reaching out international audience.