Starring in The Little Nyonya once again - 12 years on

Dai Xiangyu, who was in the 2008 drama, plays the same role of photographer Yamamoto Yousuke in the 2020 Chinese remake

Chinese actor Dai Xiangyu as photographer Yamamoto Yousuke in the remake of The Little Nyonya. Netizens have commented that he hardly looks a day older than 12 years ago.
Chinese actor Dai Xiangyu as photographer Yamamoto Yousuke in the remake of The Little Nyonya. Netizens have commented that he hardly looks a day older than 12 years ago.PHOTO: IQIYI

Remember the fresh-faced actor who played the charming Japanese lover of Jeanette Aw in the 2008 hit local drama The Little Nyonya?

Chinese actor Dai Xiangyu, previously known as Dai Yangtian, is now playing the same role in the 2020 Chinese remake of the Singaporean drama.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 16, 2020, with the headline 'Starring in The Little Nyonya once again - 12 years on'. Print Edition | Subscribe