Chinta Directed by B.S. Rajhans Produced by Malay Film Productions Release date(s) 1948 Country Malaysia Language Malay
A boat is caught in a huge tempest and sinks. Only King Kanchi (S. Roomai Noor) survives. A few fishermen find him on the shore and rescue him. The love story begins when Chinta (Siput Sarawak), a young village girl, takes care of him.
- Siput Sarawak as Chinta
- S. Roomai Noor as King Kanchi and Sanchi
- Ja'afar Wiryo as Camban
- Harris as Vidush
- P. Ramlee as Putar
- Suhara Effendi as Ruchi
Chinta was the first Malayan film released after the declaration of the Malayan Emergency, and also marks the first screen appearance of P. Ramlee. It is the oldest surviving film of Malayan cinema.
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