Hilman Hariwijaya death – ‘Lupus’ writer Hilman Hariwijaya dies aged 57, Cause Of Death

Hilman Hariwijaya, best known for his 1980s hit novel lupus, died around 8am on Wednesday. He is 57 years old. The cause of death was not released.

Filmmaker Agon Saputra shared the news on social media. “Innalilahi wainnailaihi roji’un@thehilmanriwijaya may your actions be accepted by Allah SWT,” Agung posted on Instagram Story on March 9, beginning with an Islamic phrase meaning “We belong to God and we will return to God.”

Hillman was last active on his Instagram page on December 27, 2021, when he uploaded a photo of himself in a hospital bed with his family by his side. His followers have sent condolences to his last post. “Thank you for filling our youth with laughter, Maas (sir).

Rest well,” user @wisben_wae wrote in the comments section. “Farewell to mas @thehilmanriwijaya. Rest in peace,” wrote actor Chicco Jerikho. Hillman, born August 25, 1964, is best known for his best-selling short story “Lupus,” about a gum-chewing high school student, his family and friends life, the short story was published in Shark Magazine in December 1986.

He later expanded it into a novel, which quickly became a popular literary mainstay, spawning numerous sequels and adaptations for the big screen. Along with Gusur Adhikarya and Boim Lebon, Hilman is one of a trio of prominent lupus authors​​​. Gusur passed away on June 18, 2021 at the age of 59.

The novelist is also an accomplished screenwriter, having written many screenplays for 2000s films such as Dealova, The Wall, Suka Sama Suka (mutual affection) and Rasa (feeling).

He has also written for some of Indonesia’s most popular TV series, including Cinta Fitri (Fitri’s Love) and Dari Jendela SMP (From Junior High Window) seasons 2-3 based on Mira W’s original novel of the same name. Hillman as The author’s final credit goes to the TV series Love Story, which premieres on January 12, 2021.

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