In conjunction with International Women’s Day, dimsum entertainment is committed to share the message #EachForEqual with a special line-up of
shows that will have you cheering for the women on screen. Experience the highs and lows, fortunes and tragedies of these unforgettable characters coming to you this March, and may they inspire and embolden you to challenge whatever hardships you may face.
Esther Supreeleela and Pong Nawat Kulrattanarak play lovestruck couple Jane and Wynn. Jane, who had a career as a ballerina, saved the heir to the “Petchnatee Group”, Wynn, from a fire. Three years later, Wynn proposes to Jane by a tranquil lake, and they expect to live happily ever after. But as they were driving home, tragedy struck and they got into an accident with Wynn losing his life. Heartbroken and upset, Jane returns to the lake where Wynn proposed to her and prayed to see him again. A mysterious sea angel appears before her who offers to turn back time in exchange for something in return! Jane accepts the offer and decides to change the tide of events by removing herself from his life after saving him from the fire. However, history repeats itself only this time, Wynn is the one to survive. He also ends up taking the offer of the angel.
Try as they might, destiny seems to always draw them back to each other…
Cast: Esther Supreeleela, Pong Nawat Kulrattanarak, Golf Phichaya Nitipaisankul, Pantila Win Pansirithanachote.
Relive an intense espionage tale of Korean history, celebrating its 100th anniversary. In 1919, during the Japanese colonial period, two events paved the way for the independence of Korea, the March 1st Movement and the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea. Following that, a covert armament for freedom was born, dubbed the Heroic Corps. The covert group was led by renegade Kim Won Bong. Nobody knows his real name or can even get close to him but somehow a doctor named Young Jin seems to get herself involved with his shady dealings.
Throughout the series, Lee Yo Won breathes life to her character, Lee Young Jin. Born Korean and raised by a Japanese military doctor, she follows in her surrogate father’s footsteps and becomes the first female surgeon in Joseon after graduating from a prestigious university in Shanghai. She doubles as an intelligence agent. Later, she meets Won Bong who utilises her to infiltrate enemy territory. While she and Won Bong cross paths often, they follow different ideologies in the pursuit of Korea’s independence from Japanese occupation.
Cast: Lee Yo Won, Yoo Ji Tae, Lim Ju Hwan, Nam Gyu Ri
Closer to home is the story of struggling starlet Tian Ai, portrayed by Jeanette Aw. After having a tumultuous career with a senior star ruining her reputation, Tian Ai makes a comeback and wins fame and adoration along with international acclaim. But just as she was rebuilding her career, she got into an accident which left her face disfigured.
Years later, Tian Ai was now an artist manager at Guo Yu’s company. Guo Yu poaches top-tier artist manager Yi Ting which sparks a rivalry between her and Tian Ai. The intense competition between the two soon turns into admiration and eventually, friendship. Just as the air was clearing, their newly formed friendship was put to the test when both of them fell in love with Guo Yu. Unexpectedly, Tian Ai slowly regains her not-so-pleasant memories of how Guo Yu treated her prior to her accident. The love she had for him transforms into hate as she thinks about getting revenge. But when she finds out the truth behind his past, she is shocked…
Is it too late now to turn back time and stop the turning wheels of vengeance?
Cast: Jeanette Aw, Shaun Chen, Jojo Goh, Kelly Liao, Cynthia Koh, Christopher Lee
Highly acclaimed biographical flashback series of an orphan of a Peranakan family in Malacca, The Little Nyonya, makes its way onto dimsum entertainment this month. The fictional biopic begins in the 1930s and spans over 70 years, till modern day. The story revolves around Yue Niang who lived through World War as a little girl and grew up with her grandmother after. Through her grandmother, she learns to cook Peranakan dishes and to sew. As she grows older, she begins to bear a stunning resemblance to her mother with her beauty. But this creates envy from her maternal relatives who have returned from refuge in England. They take out their frustrations physically and mentally on Yue Niang. Dire complications in her family arise and she ends up being sold to a butcher by the name of Liu Yi Dao who is taken by her strong personality.
No longer willing to accept abuse and discrimination, she decides to choose her own path in life. Yue Niang begins to learn how to run a business to save her own declining family business from ruin.
Cast: Jeanette Aw, Qi Yuwu, Pierre Png, Joanne Peh, Xiang Yun
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