Taiwanese actress Tien Hsin ‘sounding smart’ as a TV legal eagle

Actress Tien Hsin plays a top lawyer in Taiwan's first legal TV drama, Best Interest. Some of the cases in it are modelled after real-life news events.
Actress Tien Hsin plays a top lawyer in Taiwan's first legal TV drama, Best Interest. Some of the cases in it are modelled after real-life news events.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

Taiwanese actress Tien Hsin says playing a 'very intelligent and powerful' woman was the ultimate test of her acting skills

Taiwanese actress Tien Hsin loved being a part of the legal drama Best Interest because the show made her "sound smart", she says.

The 43-year-old Golden Bell Award-winning actress (Who's The One, 2011) says in Mandarin with a laugh: "I'm quite a stupid girl in real life, but I sound like I'm super smart in the show.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 17, 2018, with the headline ''Sounding smart' as a TV legal eagle'. Print Edition | Subscribe