Tide turning for Channel 8 veteran actors?

Jin Yinji picking up a trophy at the Star Awards last month may be an indication that veterans are finally getting the recognition they deserve

The talking point of last month's Star Awards, the annual awards given out by Mediacorp's Channel 8, was not who walked away with the Best Actor and Best Actress prizes.

Rather, it was veteran actress Jin Yinji, 71, snagging a Top 10 Most Popular Female Artiste trophy - her first award in a three-decade-long career with the television station.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2018, with the headline 'Tide turning for veteran actors?'. Print Edition | Subscribe