Newcomers set to shine at Star Awards

A Million Dollar Dream star Joel Choo (left) is the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for alternative/indie rock band Maxime, while Doppelganger actress Jasmine Sim models for home-grown fashion label Love, Bonito.
A Million Dollar Dream star Joel Choo (left) is the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for alternative/indie rock band Maxime, while Doppelganger actress Jasmine Sim models for home-grown fashion label Love, Bonito.PHOTOS: MEDIACORP, SHOOTING GALLERY PHOTOGRAPHY

Here are five interesting facts about model-actress Jasmine Sim and singer-actor Joel Choo, who are up for Best Newcomer at the awards

Singapore actor Joel Choo may be the son of veteran actor Zhu Houren, 64, but there is more to him than his Caldecott pedigree.

The 24-year-old proved his acting chops last year in A Million Dollar Dream - which earned him a nod for Best Newcomer at the upcoming Star Awards.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 10, 2019, with the headline 'Newcomers set to shine at Star Awards'. Print Edition | Subscribe