Newsdelivers.com – The glitter of the entertainment world is not always enjoyed by all artists. Despite having high popularity and abundant wealth, they are aware that the world of artists does not always guarantee life.
This is what some Indonesian artists have experienced. Now they are reducing their activities in the entertainment world, some even completely leaving the entertainment world.
These artists actually seem to be busying themselves with other activities. Not only opening a business, they try their luck by farming in their hometown.
Who are the artists who left the world of artistry and switched professions to become farmers? Here’s the list as summarized brilio.net from various sources, Tuesday (28/9).
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1. Azis Stuttering
Top comedian, Azis Gagap had announced his retirement from the entertainment stage. After leaving Opera Van Java (OVJ), now he chooses to return home.
Azis turns out to have several ponds for cultivating catfish, tilapia and carp for sale, as well as managing agriculture to support the economy of his Islamic boarding school. The students were given the activity of planting frangipani trees and other ornamental plants which will also be sold.
2. Ken Ken
Photo: YouTube/BPPSDMP MINISTRY OF RI
Ken Ken is one of the actors whose name has skyrocketed since starring in the film Wiro Sableng in the 1990s. Not much different from Azis Gagap, the owner of the real name Herning Sukendro resigned from the world of entertainment and decided to become a vegetable farmer in his hometown.
When he became an artist, he had fallen into using drugs and went bankrupt because of the drugs. Ken Ken sold all his possessions, including the house and car. The 64-year-old man is in debt here and there to meet his daily needs. Luckily he was able to rise from adversity. Ken Ken eventually became a farmer in a remote village in the Cimande area, Caringin, Bogor.
3. Akri Patrio
Who does not know the comedian Muhammad Akri Falaq or who is more familiarly called Akri Patrio? His name is well known as a member of the comedy troupe Patrio with Parto and Eko.
Now he decided to vacuum from the world of entertainment and become a preacher. In addition, he is also busy farming and raising buffalo in his hometown. Akri takes care of his own livestock, starting from looking for animal feed to cleaning the cage.
4. Mark Sungkar
Mark Sungkar has always been more famous as a farmer than an artist. Shireen and Zaskia Sungkar’s father was even called one of the fighters for agriculture in Indonesia. He has been in agriculture since he was very young. He has even researched aquaponics systems for more than 25 years.
After his third marriage, Mark decided to move to the Puncak area. There, he began to focus on the world of farmers and hydroponic plant cultivation.
5. Narji Cagur
The vegetables that Narji and his neighbors planted started to turn green a few months later. Narji was proud of his agricultural products through videos on his YouTube channel.
6. Novi Listiana
Photo: Instagram / @ novilisty_
Dangdut singer Novi Listiana used to be famous for her open and sexy fashion appearance. The girl from Boyolali, Central Java, who has started her career since 2014 has now chosen to emigrate with a hijab and switch professions as a farmer. Seen in the video he uploaded on his TikTok account, he looks cool sharing his new activity while farming.