Ashraf Sinclair Laid to Rest in Indonesia

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The remains of actor Ashraf Sinclair, who passed away of a heart attack early this morning, was brought to a funeral home in South Jakarta at around 8.33am.

He was buried at the San Diego Hills Memorial Park this afternoon after Asar prayers.

The opulent private cemetery is located at Karawang, about 50 kilometres east of Jakarta.

When asked about Ashraf’s health, Doddy, the manager to Ashraf’s wife Bunga Citra Lestari, said the 40-year-old star had no history of heart disease.

In fact, he was said to be the healthiest among his family members.

It is understood that Ashraf’s family members had travelled to Jakarta, including his younger sister Aishah who is a Mix FM radio presenter.

Aishah had received the heart-breaking news from her mother shortly after arriving at work before 6am for the Mix Breakfast show with co-presenters Rod Monteiro and Prem Shanker.

Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail was one of many who conveyed their condolences.

Ashraf, who was born Ashraf Daniel Mohammed Sinclair in London on September 18, 1979 to a Malay mother and a British father was pronounced dead this morning at the Metropolitan Medical Centre in Kuningan, South Jakarta at 4.51am local time.


The actor leaves behind his Indonesian singer and actress wife Bunga Citra Lestari, whom he married on November 8, 2008, and their son, Noah Aidan Sinclair.