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Swimmer-turned-singer-turned-actress Narelle Kheng is stretching her wings

Narelle Kheng branches out from swimming and music to star in new Channel 5 show

Published on Jul 9, 2014 1:26 PM
Former national youth swimmer Narelle Kheng will create DIY furniture pieces on her show. -- ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS HO

She has made waves in the local indie music scene with folk-pop band The Sam Willows and also in the pool as a former national youth swimmer. Singer Narelle Kheng is now ready to take her next domain - prime-time television.

With her looks and multiple talents, she could be featured everywhere in the media as the next big thing if not for the fact that her older brother, Benjamin, seems to have taken that particular spotlight.

He is in the same band, was also a national swimmer, has starred in a few stage productions and is also in the same TV show.

Narelle, 20, and Benjamin, 23, star in a new Channel 5 show, Do It Yourself, set to premiere next Tuesday at 9pm. Touted as a magazine, info-tainment hybrid show, they play a pair of siblings (surprise!) who inherit their grandfather's interior design firm.

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