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Human Flourishing

Getting to know Theebaan Govindasamy

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Key Points
  • Meet Theebaan G, the champion MMA fighter who transitioned seamlessly into acting, captivating audiences in the hit military film PASKAL
  • From mastering martial arts to delivering powerful performances on screen, Theebaan G’s journey is one of dedication, talent, and captivating charisma.

Theebaan Govindasamy (also known as Theebaan G) is a Malaysian male athlete and actor, making waves in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and the film industry. With his impressive skills and on-screen charisma, Theebaan has garnered recognition and praise for his performances, particularly for his role as Shailesh in the action-packed military film PASKAL directed by Adrian Teh.

Early Life and Education

Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Theebaan G completed his degree in Petroleum Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). However, his journey towards becoming an accomplished athlete and actor began at a young age. Introduced to karate by his parents when he was just five years old, Theebaan discovered his passion for martial arts and started honing his skills.

Career in MMA

Theebaan’s dedication and talent in MMA led him to achieve significant milestones in the sport. In 2016, he emerged as the champion of the Malaysian Invasion MMA (MIMMA) Welterweight Season 4, defeating Gino Tan with a guillotine choke. The following year, Theebaan represented Malaysia at the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) World Championships in Bahrain, making him the sole representative from his country. His exceptional performance in the MIMMA 5 season earned him a nomination for Best Amateur Fighter of the Year at the Asia MMA Awards 2018, where he emerged as the winner.

Venturing into Acting

Beyond his success in MMA, Theebaan also ventured into the world of acting. His breakthrough came when he was offered a role in the military action film PASKAL (2018) alongside renowned actors such as Hairul Azreen, Ammar Alfian, Henley Hii, and Jasmine Suraya Chin. In the movie, Theebaan portrayed the character of Shailesh, showcasing his versatility and captivating the audience with his performance.

Workshop Highlight: Warrior Workshop

We are thrilled to announce that Theebaan G has helped design and will be on the implementation teams for our signature workshop, “Warrior Workshop,” where he will share his expertise and insights gained from his journey as an MMA fighter and actor. This workshop is designed to empower individuals with the warrior mindset, teaching them resilience, mental strength, perseverance, and discipline – qualities essential for success in any walk of life.

Get in touch with us if you would like us to customise the Warrior Workshop for your organisation.

The workshop will provide valuable insights, practical training, and inspiration, empowering you to conquer your own battles and achieve greatness. Journey towards self-improvement and personal empowerment.