Khairul Anwar Salleh
Vice President, Chief of Malay and Nusantara Business, Astro (Malaysia)
Khairul or Khai as he is fondly known, is a key driver for Astro’s Malay and Nusantara Business, championing Malay language multi-channel offerings and mixed media content production across Astro’s media platforms. He is the man behind Astro’s many successes; record breaking box office for “Polis Evo 2”, “Hantu Kak Limah” and “Paskal” as well as signature local content IPs like the “Lawak” comedy franchise, long running reality shows “Akademi Fantasia” and “Big Stage”, drama series “Suri Hati Mr Pilot”, “Ombak Rindu” and many more.
A prominent member of the Nusantara team, Khai spearheads the company’s partnerships with like- minded regional partners to produce high quality premium drama series like “Do(s)a” in Indonesia and “Polis Evo” franchise catering to ASEAN viewers.
A graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, he has extensive production and broadcasting experience in Mediacorp, Singapore and NTV7 and Astro in Malaysia.