Full Name Ahmad Shahir Zawawi
Years active 2010 – present
|Name Ahmad Zawawi|
|Born 5 September 1988 (age 27)Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia (1988-09-05) |
Occupation(s) Singer, actor, host, student
Labels Maestro Talents Sdn. Bhd.
Education International Islamic University Malaysia
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Maharashtrachi Lokdhara - Vol. 1 : Shahir Sable & Devdatt Sable | Marathi Lokgeete | Audio Jukebox
Shahir, or Ahmad Shahir Zawawi, (born 5 September 1988 in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia), is a Malaysian singer, who rose to fame after winning the eighth season of Akademi Fantasia.
- Maharashtrachi Lokdhara Vol. 1 : Shahir Sable & Devdatt Sable | Marathi Lokgeete | Audio Jukebox
- Early life
- Akademi Fantasia 2010
Shahir's father, Zawawi Abdullah, is a teacher by profession, while his mother, Mahanum Othman, is a full-time housewife. He is oldest of five children.
Shahir studied at Sekolah Kebangsaan Kampar, Kampar, Perak from Year 1 until Year 6 and then at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Slim River, Slim River, Perak from Form 1 until Form 5. Prior to his audition for Akademi Fantasia, he was an engineering student at Centre of Foundation Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia. He is also former member of nasyid group, Saujana.
He currently lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Akademi Fantasia 2010
Shahir competed against twelve other contestants in the running to win the 8th season of Akademi Fantasia.
Shahir was eliminated after receiving the least number of votes in Week 7. In the Week 8 concert, AFMASUK was introduced and during the Debaran Concert, he was voted back in after receiving the highest number of votes. At the end of the final concert, he was crowned the winner of the Season 8, beating 4 other students. He was the first contestant to be crowned champion after being eliminated and then voted back in via AFMASUK.