Hail Amir passed away at 76
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Hail Amir passed away at 76

Hail Amir was known for his many popular hit songs
Hail Amir was known for his many popular hit songs
7 May - Veteran singer and actor Datuk Hail Amir has passed away.

The news was confirmed by his daughter, Cinta Haififi, who said that the singer breathed his last at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital (HKL) at 3.48 PM on 6 May.

"He passed away due to lung infection, but dad already had a heart problem, and it weakened him even more," she said.

The "Wajah" singer was revealed to have been hospitalised earlier after suffering from prolonged coughing.
Hail had several hits with Uji Rashid throughout his career
Hail had several hits with Uji Rashid throughout his career
Prior to the news of his passing, good friend Farouk Hussain went to visit Hail in hospital, and told the media that the singer's condition was quite severe.

The Penang-born Hail (Abdul Hail Amir) was known for his many hits, especially with fellow singer Uji Rashid. They were known for songs like "Hujan", "Antara Matamu dan Mataku", as well as the popular Eid song, "Seloka Hari Raya".

The father of four also starred in many movies including "Jiwa Remaja", "Cinta dan Lagu", and "Menanti Hari Esok".

He was 76.
Hail, seen here with his family
Hail, seen here with his family


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