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HK actor Francis Ng and his son with ex-Singapore actress win hearts on reality TV in China

Published on Jul 14, 2014 6:04 PM
 
Hong Kong actor Francis Ng is winning over Chinese viewers as a tough dad with a soft side with his appearance in reality television show Where Are We Going, Dad? with his son, Feynman, says Ming Pao Daily News. -- PHOTO: ST FILE 

Hong Kong - Hong Kong actor Francis Ng is winning over Chinese viewers as a tough dad with a soft side with his appearance in reality television show Where Are We Going, Dad? with his son, Feynman, says Ming Pao Daily News.

The 52-year-old Golden Horse winner and his five-year-old have become the most high-profile pair in the second season of the Hunan TV hit, which propelled Taiwanese actor Jimmy Lin, dad of tyke Kimi, to another round of popularity in its first season last year.

Since the debut of the second season last month, Ng has stood out from celebrity dads such as Malaysian singer Gary Chaw and Chinese actor Lu Yi with his strict parenting style, said the newspaper yesterday.

But Ng also has a tender side, which was on show in the latest episode last Friday, after a playful Feynman fell into the water while trying to climb out of a boat and sustained a wound near his eye, said the daily.

 
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