: Legendary actor, Tan Sri Jins Shamsuddin dies at Klinik Idham in Taman Melawati, Selangor at around 5.45pm today. He was 82.
His son, Putera Hang Nadim when met by Astro AWANI at their residence in Kampung Pasir in Hulu Klang said that his father had just finished his meal before he started having breathing difficulties after he choked on his food.
"We took him to the clinic but he realised that he has parted in the car en route to the clinic this evening," said a distraught Putera Hang Nadim.
Jins was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) since 2011.
The actor rose to fame as Sergeant Jamil in the epic movie, Bukit Kepong
and later acted in several notable films including Sarjan Hassa
n and the sappy and melodramatic, Esok Untuk Siapa
The final rites for Jins will be conducted at Ar-Ridhuan Mosque Hulu Klang at 8am, before his remains is laid to rest at the Hulu Klang Muslim burial ground tomorrow at 10am.
He was survived by Puan Sri Halijah Abdullah and three children, Jefri Jins, Putera Hang Jebat and Putera Hang Nadim.