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BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE: The cast of Yusof are (from left) Najib Soiman, Siti Khalijah, Sani Hussin, Dalifah Shahril, Erwin Shah Ismail and Farah Ong

Getting to know Singapore's first president

Aug 7, 2015 5:50 AM

HE'S the face on Singapore's currency bills, but little is known about Yusof Ishak beyond the fact that he was Singapore's first president. Now, a titular biopic written and directed by his grand-niece Zizi Azah will reveal more about the man and what spurred him to politics.

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