Rahimah Rahim

Rahimah Rahim

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Popular Songs

Selamat Berhari Raya
3:31
Bebas 2014 (feat. Rahimah Rahim)
3:08
敲敲門 / 巧合 (組曲) [ft. Rahimah Rahim, The Babes, 齊騛 & 鄭夏韻]
2:40
Masihkah Ada Cinta
4:34

Singles

Masihkah Ada Cinta
4:34
敲敲門 / 巧合 (組曲) [ft. Rahimah Rahim, The Babes, 齊騛 & 鄭夏韻]
2:40
Bebas 2014 (feat. Rahimah Rahim)
3:08

Biography

Rahimah Rahim

Rahimah Rahim is a retired singer from Singapore. She has released 12 albums. Rahimah is the daughter of Rahim Hamid, a singer from the 1950s, and Mariam Baharom, an actress. Her uncle is singer Ahmad Daud. She is the eldest of four children. She had her first acting rôle at age six, when she played a little rich girl in Korban Kasih. As a child, she would perform with her father on television and in nightclubs. She performed in the television show Pak Awang Temberang (Mr Awang Temberang) in the 1960s. She also had film rôles as a child in Masuk Angin Keluar Asap and Kasih Ibu. She released her first album, entitled Mana Ibumu (Where has your mother gone?) in 1972, when she was 17. Her hit songs include "Doa" ("Prayer") and "Gadis Dan Bunga" ("Lasses And Blooms"). Other of her albums include Gadis Dan Bunga and Bebas, both of which were produced by Johari Salleh and went gold. Her singing career took off in 1974 when she was the group champion and the grand champion in Kim Koso Talentime in Japan. She has since represented the SBC in the ASEAN Song Festival and in the Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan. She has sung in Malay, Indonesian, English, and Japanese. She married footballer Mohamed Noh Hussein in 1977, with whom she had a daughter, Pearl Nur Hida, in 1978, and whom she later divorced in 1988. Her second marriage is to bank officer Remy Taib, to whom she was, as of 2006, still married. They met at a party in 1989, and married in 1994.Amalyn,their daughter was born in 1995. In 1989, she went on a pilgrimage to Mecca. Upon her return she retired from singing full-time. From 1990 to 1997, she ran a hair and bridal salon. As of January 2009, she had been workin since 2003 as a customer relations officer at a maids agency. Although she has performed on occasion for special events, most notably as a guest performer on Singapore Idol in September 2006, where her namesake, Rahimah Rahim, was a contestant, she has stated that she has no plans to come out of retirement. Her 12th album, Awal & Kini (Before And Now) was a compilation of her greatest hits, released in October 2006. Rahimah is often recognized by customers at her place of work.