Rui En lets inner tomboy loose in body-swop drama

The actress opens up about getting into character for Mister Flower and expanding her personal horizons

Hong Ling (left) and Rui En (right) at a bubble-tea stall in Mister Flower.
Hong Ling (left) and Rui En (right) at a bubble-tea stall in Mister Flower.PHOTO: MEDIACORP

Local actress Rui En says her innate tomboy personality made things both easy and difficult for her on the set of her new drama series Mister Flower.

The 39-year-old star plays Huahua, a mysterious woman whose body is inhabited by the souls of two other characters - a misogynistic man played by Shane Pow and a vapid young woman played by Hong Ling - over the course of the series.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 04, 2021, with the headline 'Rui En lets inner tomboy loose in body-swop drama'. Subscribe