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Maudy Ayunda

Maudy Ayunda

Indonesian actor
Maudy Ayunda
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Indonesian actor
Is Actor
From Indonesia
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 19 December 1994, Jakarta, Java
Age 25 years
The details


Maudy Ayunda (born Ayunda Faza Maudya; December 19, 1994), is an Indonesian singer-songwriter, actress, and activist for education and youth-related interests.


Maudy Ayunda's first film role was in Untuk Rena (2005) alongside Surya Saputra. Her next film was Sang Pemimpi (2009), directed by Riri Riza, where she played the role of Zakiah Nurmala, the protagonist's love interest. Her song "Mengejar Mimpi" was featured on the soundtrack.

In 2011, Ayunda appeared in two musicals, Rumah Tanpa Jendela and Tendangan dari Langit. In 2012, she had a role in Malaikat Tanpa Sayap, alongside Adipati Koesmadji.

Ayunda released her debut album, Panggil Aku..., in 2011 that featured 10 songs, one of which she wrote "Tetap Bersama". In 2012, her vocal of "Perahu Kertas", written by Dewi Lestari was used for the soundtrack of Perahu Kertas.

In January 2014, she recorded a duet "By My Side" with David Choi. The song was well-received in Indonesia and released on iTunes Music Indonesia and as a YouTube video on March 19, 2014. She released her second studio album Moments on April 1, 2015. In 2015, she also released three singles: "Cinta Datang Terlambat", "Bayangkan Rasa" and "Untuk Apa" and earned a Multi-Platinum award for selling over 200.000 copies.

In 2016, Walt Disney Pictures chose Maudy to sing the soundtrack "How Far I'll Go" from the Indonesian song "Seberapa Jauh Ku Melangkah" for the film Moana.


Ayunda was a runner-up in a speech competition at her school. She speaks English, Indonesian, Mandarin, and Spanish. After graduating from the British School Jakarta, Ayunda enrolled at the University of Oxford to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) and graduated in 2016.


Ayunda is involved in Social, Political, and Economic issues in Indonesia, especially those impacting the lives of young people. In 2015, accompanied the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, during his visit to Jakarta.

Ayunda plays an ambassador's role in sharing the message to youth in the fight against modern slavery that includes forced labor, marriage and dangerous labor. In March 2017, she was appointed a spokesperson against modern slavery at the Vice Presidential Palace in Jakarta. Through her work, she shares the realities of modern slavery, to ensure the rights of women and men to live in freedom and dignity is respected and uses social media platforms to promote that message.

Ayunda speaks at local, regional, and global conferences highlighting concerns in education, media, and the creative industry. In 2017, she was awarded by BUBU Awards as "Best Digital Influencer" and by Style Awards as a "Most Influential Millennial" for her positive social media engagement and collaboration with CIMB Niaga on the "Kejar Mimpi" movement.

Personal life

As of 2015, she is in a relationship with Arsyah Rasyid, an Indonesian CEO and co-founder of the multimedia company Kokatto.


Studio albums

Title Album details Sales Certifications
Panggil Aku...
(Call Me...)
  • Released: August 11, 2011
  • Label: Trinity Optima Production
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Released: April 1, 2015
  • Label: Trinity Optima Production
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • ASIRI: Multi Platinum
  • Released: February 15, 2018
  • Label: Trinity Optima Production
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Soundtrack album

Title Album details
OST. Perahu Kertas
(with Various Artists)
  • Released: August 16, 2012
  • Label: Trinity Optima Production
  • Formats: CD, digital download


Title Year Album
"Aku Atau Temanmu" 2011 Panggil Aku...
"Tiba-Tiba Cinta Datang"
"Perahu Kertas" 2012 OST. Perahu Kertas
"Tahu Diri" OST. Perahu Kertas 2
"Cinta Datang Terlambat" 2013 OST. Refrain
"By My Side"
(featuring David Choi)
2014 Moments
"Bayangkan Rasakan"
"Untuk Apa" 2015
"Sekali Lagi"
"Jakarta Ramai" 2016 Oxygen
"Seberapa Jauh Ku Melangkah" OST Moana
(Indonesian version)
"Satu Bintang di Langit Kelam" 2017 Oxygen
"Kejar Mimpi" Non-album single
"Kutunggu Kabarmu" Oxygen



Year Title Role Director(s) Notes
2005 Untuk Rena
(For Rena)
Rena Riri Riza Lead role
2009 Sang Pemimpi
(The Dreamer)
Zakiah Nurmala Riri Riza Supporting role
2011 Rumah Tanpa Jendela
(A House without a Window)
Andini Aditya Gumay Supporting role
2011 Tendangan dari Langit
(Kick from the Sky)
Indah Hanung Bramantyo Supporting role
2012 Malaikat Tanpa Sayap
(Angel without Wings)
Mura Rako Prijanto Lead role
2012 Perahu Kertas
(Paper Boat)
Kugy Hanung Bramantyo Lead role
2012 Perahu Kertas 2
(Paper Boat 2)
Kugy Hanung Bramantyo Lead role
2013 Refrain Niki Fajar Nugros Lead role
2015 2014 Laras Rahabi Mandra,
Hanung Bramantyo
Supporting role
2015 Battle of Surabaya Yumna Aryanto Yuniawan Voice over
2016 Rudy Habibie N/A Hanung Bramantyo
2017 Trinity The Nekad Traveler Trinity Rizal Mantovani Lead role



Title Year Notes Ref.
A Forest of Fables 2005 Children's fairy tales
Dear Tomorrow 2018 In English

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Recipient Result
2006 MTV Indonesia Movie Awards Most Favorite Rising Star Untuk Rena Nominated
Jakarta Film Festival Best Female Leading Role Won
2012 Dahsyatnya Awards Outstanding Newcomer Maudy Ayunda Nominated
Bandung Film Festival Best Female Leading Role Malaikat Tanpa Sayap Nominated
Maya Awards Best Theme Song "Perahu Kertas" Won
2013 Indonesian Music Awards Best Original Soundtrack Production Work Nominated
Best of the Best Newcomer Nominated
Indonesian Movie Awards Favorite Soundtrack "Perahu Kertas"
(from Perahu Kertas film)
Planet Music Awards Best Artist (Female) "Perahu Kertas" Nominated
Best Song (Indonesia) Nominated
Yahoo! OMG Awards Most Wanted Female Maudy Ayunda Nominated
Rising Star of the Year Nominated
2014 SCTV Music Awards Most Famous Female Solo Singer Nominated
2015 Dahsyatnya Awards Outstanding Female Solo Singer Nominated
Outstanding Video Clip Director "Bayangkan Rasakan" Nominated
Indonesian Choice Awards Female Singer of the Year Maudy Ayunda Won
Selebrita Awards Inspiring Celeb Nominated
Indonesian Music Awards Best Pop Female Solo Artist "Bayangkan Rasakan" Nominated
Best Mix Engineer Nominated
Best Pop Collaboration "By My Side"
(featuring David Choi)
Best Pop Album Moments Nominated
Best Recording Album Producer Nominated
Best of the Best Album Nominated
Planet Music Awards Social Media Icon Maudy Ayunda Nominated
Mom & Kids Awards Favorite Female Singer Nominated
I Fashion Festival Lifestyle Award in Education Won
Hai Reader's Poll Music Awards The Best Female Nominated
2016 Dahsyatnya Awards Outstanding Female Solo Singer Nominated
Outstanding Video Clip "Untuk Apa" Nominated
Outstanding Video Clip Director Nominated
Pop Awards Smart Pop Awards Maudy Ayunda Nominated
SCTV Music Awards Most Famous Video Clip "Untuk Apa" Nominated
Indonesian Choice Awards Female Singer of the Year Maudy Ayunda Nominated
2017 Dahsyatnya Awards Outstanding Female Solo Singer Nominated
Outstanding Song "Jakarta Ramai" Nominated
Brand Ambassador Awards Favorite Brand Ambassador Maudy Ayunda
(from LUX)
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