An unexpected setback forced Yono Purnomo, now a renowned chef, to learn cooking from scratch. Prominent figures such as President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Barack Obama have tasted his culinary expertise.
Dressed in a traditional batik shirt, brown pants, and a gray flat cap, Slamet Ambari went on stage to accept his Tempo Film Festival award at the XXI Epicentrum movie theater in Kuningan, South Jakarta, last Monday. Slamet, who played Jadag in the film Turah, was chosen as Tempo’s Best Actor of 2017. "Is this real? My God, I’m grateful to Ifa and Wisnu," he said.