Before Zoe Tay won Best Actress in 2017, she was on a 21-year dry spell after winning her first trophy in that category for Golden Pillow in 1996. Her win was considered a major triumph.
Then, she won again in 2019 . And then again today (April 18). To put things in perspective, Ah Jie has been named Best Actress three times in the past four Star Awards, which basically makes her the Roger Federer of the category, right?
And no one was more surprised by this year’s win than Ah Jie herself. “It caught me by surprise, you know! You saw my stunned face or not?” was the first thing Zoe, 53, said to us when 8days.sg spoke to her over the phone shortly after her win.
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