Film director’s body found a day after boat capsize

Film director Firdaus Hanif, 43, was out fishing with a friend when the boat capsized. (Facebook pic)

KUANTAN: The body of film director Firdaus Hanif, 43, was found this afternoon a day after he was feared drowned after going out fishing with his friend at Sungai Jelai, Kuala Lipis.

The body was found about 500m from the scene at 4.25pm today.

Lipis district police chief Supt Azli Mohd Noor said the body was taken to Kuala Lipis Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Firdaus, known as Pitt Hanif, was the son of veteran actress, Fauziah Nawi. He went missing near the Gemunchur Bridge in Mela yesterday, after the boat he was in had capsized. His friend was found safe.