Natasha Liana Mohd Redzuan Hudson born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia from Malay-Indonesian and Australian parentage is a renowned Malaysian model-turned actress. Since she ventured in acting, Natasha is always busy with various productions and starred in several local productions namely a Malaysian horror movie, Chermin, Sumolah and Tipu Kanan Tipu Kiri.
Her Australian father and Malay-Indonesian mother divorced when Natasha turned seven. She then grew up with her younger sister and mother. Throughout her childhood, she was forced to move from one place to another and hence,Natasha described herself as an independent woman.
She started working once she was 16 and acted in commercials to help lift her mother’s burden. At a very young age, Natasha helped to settle car installments for her mother’s sake.
She is not only blessed with good looks but also brains. In 2007, she launched two poetry books entitled Puisi Indah Si Pari-Pari and My Heart, My Soul, My Passion. The poems featured in the books were a compilation of her work during teenage years.
According to Natasha, Puisi Indah Si Pari-Pari consists of 20children’s stories, fantasies and poem. However, she stressed that the book is also a perfect companion for adults. Based on Tim Burton’s books, she decided to have Malay version of poetry book with colorful illustrations to capture readers’ attention.
The other poetry book – My Heart, My Soul, My Passion is a collection of non-fictional and fictional poems. Such poetry book is not only your perfect companion to turn poetry as part of your life but is a perfect gift for loved ones.
Some of the poems were written when Natasha was 10. She brought her manuscript to a publisher when family and friends persuaded her to do so. During the press conference to launch both books, she announced that part of the proceeds would go to Malaysian Children Aid Society.
Just few weeks after the books were launched; some accused Natasha of plagiarizing poems in her book. These poems were translations of work from notable poets – Vachel Lindsay, Roger McGough and Ann Hoberman.