Thursday, May 20, 2010
In 1996, she was the cover girl of Gadis, a teen magazine in Indonesia. She later became popular as Daya, the protagonist in Pasir Berbisik (Whispering Sand). Dian finally kick-started her career on the big screen with a starring role in the boxoffice hit (In Indonesia and Malaysia) Ada Apa Dengan Cinta (AADC) (What's Up With Love? (film)). Since then she has established herself as one of Indonesia's most bankable actresses, starring in films such as , Banyu Biru, Ungu Violet and Belahan Jiwa. as well as foreign movies like the Malaysian produced, Puteri Gunung Ledang
Her recent (as of March 2007) television appearances include playing Raya in Dunia Tanpa Koma and a brief stint as the host of the game show Kuis Super Milyarder Tiga Milyar.
Dian Sastrowardoyo latest film titled Fana: The Forbidden Love, Dalton Alka Cinema production, a film company from Turkey. Fana scheduled to appear early December 24, 2010, the day commemorating the Tsunami disaster in Aceh in 2004, because of love-themed film banned in the mainland of Aceh, before and after the 2004 tsunami disaster. In the film, "Dian Sastrowardoyo" tested her acting skill was so extreme that she had to play characters Gayo, a Muslim transeksualis and blind, who must love her own brother, Azzam, who was played by handsome actor, Dude Harlino. In addition to the Dude Harlino, Dian also be paired again with the senior actress Christine Hakim and senior actor Deddy Mizwar.
Other Dian latest film is Cintaku Di Kabut Toba or Love In Fog Toba, the famous director Chaerul Umam. In this film, Dian will be paired again for the fourth time with the actor Nicholas Saputra, after they scored a huge success by "Ada Apa Dengan Cinta?", "3 Doa 3 Cinta", and "Drupadi". "Cintaku Di Kabut Toba" will story of Seruni, a famous actress, who ran away from the noisy world of entertainment noise, to a remote village in Toba, North Sumatra. Her meeting with Samosir, who was played by Nicholas Saputra, changing drastically Seruni life. They then fell in love. However Seruni suddenly disappeared, and returned to Jakarta without saying good-bye to Samosir. Apparently Seruni had Alzheimer's disease. They later reunited ten years later in very different conditions
Sastrowardoyo is the daughter and only child of the late Ariawan Sastrowardoyo (1955-1995) and Dewi Parwati Sastrowardoyo (née Setyorini). Her paternal grandparents are the late Dr. Sumarsono Sastrowardoyo, a retired physician and surgeon (and author of the memoir Kembali ke Uteran (Return to Uteran)), and the late Ina Sastrowardoyo.
She is a niece of Dr. Aswin W. Sastrowardoyo (b. 1957), currently a physician and formerly guitarist and singer with Chaseiro, a music group of the 1970s and 80s; and Lisa Damayanti Sastrowardoyo (b. 1962). She is also the grandniece of, among others, Sunario (1902-1997), Indonesia's minister of foreign affairs from 1953 to 1956; Dra. Sukanti Suryochondro, a former instructor in women's studies at the University of Indonesia; and Subagio Sastrowardoyo (1924-1995), a noted poet and literary critic.
A screenplay based on Kembali ke Uteran is in the works, with plans for Sastrowardoyo to play her own great-grandmother in the film adaptation.
Sastrowardoyo's family name is derived from sastra (Sanskrit, writings) and wardaya (Sanskrit, heart), so literally means "writings of the heart."
Her paternal great-grandfather, Sutejo Sastrowardoyo (1876-1967), traced the family's ancestry back to 15th century Java.
Dian Sastrowardoyo is married with to businessman and car racer Indraguna Sutowo on this May, 18 2010. Indraguna Sutowo also known as the son of tycoon Adiguna Sutowo.
TK: Don Bosco
SD: SD Strada Van Lith II, Duren Sawit, Jakarta
Junior: SMP Vincentius Otista, Jakarta
High school: SMA Tarakanita I, Pulo Raya, Jakarta
S1: Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Literature, University of Indonesia (graduated in July 2007)
Before the lecture on philosophy UI, Dian had studied at the Faculty of Law UI
Cintaku Di Kabut Toba (2010) - Seruni with actor "Nicholas Saputra"
Fana : The Forbidden Love (2010) - Gayo with actor "Dude Harlino"
Drupadi (2009) - Drupadi - with actor "Nicholas Saputra"
3 Doa 3 Cinta (2008) - Dona Satelit - with actor "Nicholas Saputra"
Belahan Jiwa- Benny (2006) - Cempaka - with actress "Rachel Maryam" "Nirina Zubir" "Marcella Zalianty" and "Dinna Olivia"
Ungu Violet (2005) - Kalin - with actor "Rizky Hanggono"
Banyu Biru (2005) - Sula - with actor "Tora Sudiro"
Puteri Gunung Ledang (2005) - Medicine Seller's Daughter (cameo)
Arisan! (2004) - Woman in Gallery (cameo)
Ada Apa dengan Cinta? (2002) - Cinta - with actor "Nicholas Saputra" and actress "Titi Kamal"
Pasir Berbisik (2001) - Daya - with actress "Christine Hakim"
Bintang Jatuh (2000) - Donna
Panasonic Cinema - host
Dunia Tanpa Koma (2006) - Raya
Dian Sastrowardoyo is the most popular commercial TV model in Indonesia
Festival Film Indonesia 2004 "Best Actress" - Ada Apa Dengan Cinta
Deauville Asian Film Festival 2002 "Best Actress" - Pasir Berbisik
SCTV Award 2002 "Most Favorite Actress Nominated"
Singapore International Film Festival 2002 "Best Actress" - Pasir Berbisik
Hawai International Film Festival 2003 "Best Actress" - Ada Apa Dengan Cinta
Malaysian Film Festival 2003 "Most Favorite Indonesian Actress" - Ada Apa Dengan Cinta
Festival Film Bandung 2003 "Best Actress" - Ada Apa Dengan Cinta
Asia Pasific Film Festival 2005 "Most Promising Actress" - Banyu Biru
MTV Asia Movie Award in Singapore 2005 "Most Favorite Actress" - Ungu Violet
MTV Indonesia Movie Award 2005 "Most Favorite Actress" - Ungu Violet
Pusan International Film Festival 2009 "Silver Award for Leading Female Performance" - 3 Doa 3 Cinta
Bali International Film Festival 2009 "Best Supporting Actress" - 3 Doa 3 Cinta
ELLE Film Magazine USA Award 2009 "Actress of The Year" - 3 Doa 3 Cinta
USA Magazine Indonesia Award 2010 "Most Favorite Actress" - Drupadi
Sastrowardoyo has appeared in these music videos:
Xirus Indonesia "Yang Terdalam" (2010)
Glenn Fredly "Hitam Putih" (2009)
Peterpan "Menghapus Jejakmu" (2007)
T-Five "Yang Terindah" (2002)
Dewa "Sayap-sayap Patah" (2001)
Shelomita "Langkah" (2000)
Katon Bagaskara "Cinta Selembut Awan" (2000)
Sheila on 7 "J.A.P" (1999)
Sheila on 7 "Anugerah Terindah" (1999)
The Fly "Air Mata Sunyi" (1999)
KLA Project "Gerimis" (1996)