In the midst of happiness after marrying Lesti Kejora on August 19, 2021, Rizky Billar actually delivered sad news.
This sad news was conveyed by Rizky Billar through an upload on his personal Instagram Story on Wednesday (25/8/2021).
It started when Billar re-uploaded the upload of a make up artist named Kirana Fary.
Kirana reported that Elly Kasim had died.
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In Kirana Fary’s upload, the moment Billar met directly with Elly Kasim was recorded.
“Thank you for the guidance and help, Auntie.
The person behind the scenes who became the ‘director’ of the @rizkybillar traditional series.
Until D-3, the event was still organizing the series, even though after we found out, he was sick at the time,” Kirana wrote, quoted from her personal Instagram account.
This news then made Rizky Billar saddened by the loss of Elly Kasim.
He remembered the moment when Elly Kasim took care of his and Lesti Kejora’s marriage.
“Innalillahi wainnailaihi raji’un
I still remember how enthusiastically the deceased took care of Minang traditional ceremonies in my wedding series.
Goodbye mother, thank you for helping my event process to be successful.
al Fatihah, said Bill.
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Biography of Elly Kasim
According to information, Elly Kasim died on Wednesday (25/8/2021) at the MMC Kuningan Hospital, Jakarta.
Elly Kasim is a musician born in Tiku, Tanjung Mutiara, Agam, West Sumatra, 27 September 1944.
He is known as a singer who is so influential in the Minang pop realm.
Elly Kasim has been in the music world since 1961.
At least during his life has released 100 solo albums.
Not a few of the songs that have been sung by Elly Kasim became hits in Indonesia at that time.
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One of the most famous songs is “Den Lapeh Chicken” The song reached foreign countries. In fact, the song was translated into Vietnamese.
Elly also has a number of other hits including Kasiah Tak Sampai, Ampun Mandeh, Langkisau, and Cinto Ka Uda.
Despite the increasing number of pop singers, Elly Kasim continues to sing Minang songs until now. He was eventually known as a legend Minang musicians in Indonesia.
In 2017, Elly presented a concert entitled “Menjulang Bintang, 57 Years of Elly Kasim Singing”.
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The concert took place at the Jakarta Theater, Taman Ismail Marzuki, enlivened by several other famous singers, such as Titek Puspa, Be3, Judika and Rancoek Voice.
Last month, Elly Kasim was involved in the art show Siti Nurabaya held by Indonesia Kaya.
There Elly Kasim sang one of the Minang songs “Love Doesn’t Come“
Elly Kasim also has a business that is engaged in special Minang custom wedding affairs called Elly Kasim Collection.
Elly Kasim Collection had time to take care of the traditional Malapeh Bujang and Bainai night for the couple Lesti Kejora and Rizki Billar, as well as providing clothing for the wedding of Atta Halilintar and Aurel Hermansyah.
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Lesti Kejora and Rizky Billar’s wedding
It is known, Lesti Kejora and Rizky Billar officially married August 19, 2021 at the Intercontinental Hotel, South Jakarta.
Lesti Kejora and Rizky Billar’s wedding took place privately by inviting 30 people with super strict health protocols.
This couple uses Sundanese custom in the procession of the marriage contract.
The bride and groom wear a white wedding dress, while the family is light blue.
In their marriage ceremony, there were a number of invited guests from among the artists.
The core event of Billar and Lesti’s love journey was held at the Intercontinental Hotel, South Jakarta.
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