Local award-winning actress and actors, Maya Karin, Nasir Bilal Khan, and Fauzi Nawawi along with singer Mawi have joined the cast of Munafik 2, a sequel to the box-office film, Munafik by Syamsul Yusof.
Maya Karin is set to play a lead role of a woman taking care of her father and her child who suffer from mysterious illness, alongside Syamsul Yusof as Adam. Nasir Bilal Khan, Fauzi Nawawi, and singer Mawi, who collaborated with Syamsul Yusof for the soundtrack of the first film, will play new characters.
Speaking of the new cast, Syamsul commented: “Based on her roles in previous films, I believe Maya can play the role of Sakinah in Munafik 2 very well as it demands emotional strength. Also, this is the second time I will feature Nasir Bilal Khan in my film and both him and Fauzi were chosen based on their immense talent in acting.”
In addition, the director has announced the returning cast members for the RM2.5 million sequel including Fizz Fairuz and Datuk Rahim Razali.
The production started filming on 20th March and will last for about fifty days in Selangor, Pahang and Perak.
Syamsul Yusof with the new and returning cast of Munafik 2.