Huang great as devoted mother

With the growing importance of women taking on a bigger role in society, I am glad that three-time Best Actress Huang Biren is returning to Chinese TV dramas.

She will play a dedicated wife in the new MediaCorp drama series, 3 Wishes (Huang Returns To TV, Life, Oct 15).

As rightly pointed out by executive producer Molby Low, "women are usually the ones who hold the families together". Huang is indeed a devoted mother.

I have seen her taking good care of her children in the Catholic church that I worship in.

When we face challenges in life, we are able to better identify with the situation, as was the case with Huang, who had to cope with surgery to remove a 10cm cyst in one of her kidneys in April last year.

I have every confidence that she will be able to give a shining performance as the mother who, despite facing many challenges, remains dedicated to her family.

It is a show that I am sure many of her die-hard fans will look forward to.

Raymond Anthony Fernando

This article was first published on Oct 18, 2014.
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