PETALING JAYA, Dec. 5 -- Walking in his father's footsteps, Dul Jaelani is set to replace his dad as the interim frontman of Dewa 19.

According to multiple Indonesian and local portals, Dul, whose real name is Abdul Qadir Jaelani, expressed that he had learnt a lot after spending plenty of time with his father's famed Indo-rock band and chose to step in and replace him while he is away.

Dul's father, Ahmad Dhani, 47, has been serving an 18-month sentence at the Cipinang Penitentiary Institution in East Jakarta since January this year after being found guilty of spreading hate speech online.

"Yes, my dad is still in prison. In the meantime, I have been tasked to replace him in Dewa 19. I thank God that I have gained a lot of experience ...