Insomnia, weight loss, immeasurable stress, and the not-too-flattering honour of lying in a coffin. Malaysian actor Zzen Zhang endured the above to play a leading role for the first time.
Before this, the Star Search 2001 played supporting characters. He received a Best Supporting Actor nom at last year’s Star Awards for his role as the really evil Robert Zhang, the man who raped Joanne Peh in the 2008 blockbuster drama The Little Nyona..
Currently starring in Priceless Wonder, he says that the glitz and fame that come with helming the Channel 8 drama is earned through hard work
“There are more scenes, more lines, but also more chances for viewers to see me. There’s pressure everywhere. I will always heave a huge sigh of relief when I get home after a day of filming.”
The 20-episoder had a tight film schedule of just seven weeks, with more…