Idol dramas once all the rage, now 'senior dramas' are stealing the show

Long-running Channel 8 drama Old Is Gold stars senior actors (from right) Chen Shucheng, Lin Ruping, and Zhu Houren, alongside younger ones such as Xu Bin.
Long-running Channel 8 drama Old Is Gold stars senior actors (from right) Chen Shucheng, Lin Ruping, and Zhu Houren, alongside younger ones such as Xu Bin.PHOTO: MEDIACORP

SINGAPORE - It has been a good year for Mediacorp actor Chen Shucheng, who made it to the ranks of the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artists for the first time at this year's Star Awards.

Chen, who turns 70 in October, also won Best Supporting Actor.

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