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Asian Academy Creative Awards 2023: Andie Chen, Jernelle Oh, Oppa Saranghae! among Singapore winners

Asian Academy Creative Awards 2023: Andie Chen, Jernelle Oh, Oppa Saranghae! among Singapore winners
Published September 28, 2023 Updated September 29, 2023 Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn

Andie Chen, Jernelle Oh, and the drama series Oppa Saranghae! and Last Madame: Sisters of the Night won national prizes at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA) 2023.

They are among the Singapore winners announced in a virtual event on Thursday (Sept 28). Chen was named Best Actor for the train hijack thriller Third Rail , which also picked up Best Sound and Best Visual or Special FX.

Best Actress goes out to Oh for her performance as a handicapped food delivery person in Cash on Delivery.

Elsewhere, Oppa, Saranghae!, starring Rui En and Tasha Low, scored Best Drama Series and Best Comedy Programme. The fantasy romance, about a K-drama character who crosses over to the real world, also scored Best Theme Song.

The sex and espionage drama Last Madame: Sisters of the Night received three honours, Best Original Production by a Streamer/OTT, Best Supporting Actress (for Min Ji-Oh) and Best Direction.

Other Singapore winners include Silence Walls (Best Single Drama/Telemovie/Anthology Episode, Best Promo & Trailer), Shay Bhargava (Best Supporting Actor for Titoudao: Dawn of a New Stage), Yuvaraj Krishnasamy (Best Actor/Actress in a Comedy Role for Kaki Bola), Fiza O (Best Entertainment Host for Skoop! Bersama), and Mr Brown aka Lee Kin Mun (Best Voice Artist for Downstairs).

All in all, Mediacorp claimed 28 wins in 35 categories; there was no Singapore submission for the Best Feature Film category.

The AAA is an annual competition held in Singapore that honours works of creative excellence in the Asia Pacific region, including Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, South Korea, Thailand and the Philippines, among others.

Submissions to the awards are first judged locally in 17 countries across Asia, with only one entry in each category going through to represent their country at the Grand Awards and Gala Final which will take place at CHIJMES Hall on Dec 7, held in conjunction with the Asia TV Forum & Market (Dec 6-8). 

Click here for the complete 2023 AAA national winners. Here are some of the Singapore AAA winners you can stream on mewatch and CNA Video on Demand.

Cash on Delivery

Best Actress – Jernelle Oh

Best Screenplay


Best Voice Artist – Mr Brown (Lee Kin Mun)

Kaki Bola

Best Actor/Actress in a Comedy Role – Yuvaraj Krishnasamy

Last Madame: Sisters of the Night

Best Original Production  by a Streamer/OTT

Best Supporting Actress – Min Ji-Oh

Best Direction (Fiction)

Oppa, Saranghae!

Best Drama Series

Best Comedy Programme

Best Theme Song or Title Theme

Third Rail

Best Actor – Andie Chen

Best Sound

Best Visual or Special FX in TV Series or Feature Film

Titoudao: Dawn of a New Stage

Best Supporting Actor – Shrey Bhargava

Silent Walls

Best Promo & Trailer

Best Single Drama/Telemovie/Anthology Episode – ‘2023’

Old Enough

Best Adaptation of an Existing Format

Riot Island: Prison in Flames

Best Cinematography

Best Direction (Non-Fiction)

Regardless of Sexuality

Best Documentary Programme (One-Off)

Skoop! Bersama

Best Entertainment Host – Fiza O

Star Awards 2023

Best General Entertainment, Game or Quiz Programme

Gems of the Land

Best Infotainment Programme – ‘Redu Book Town’

Forbidding No More

Best Lifestyle Programme – Season 2

The Star Athlete

Best Non-Scripted Entertainment

CNA Correspondent

Best Single News Story/Report:Life in Myanmar Two Years After The Coup’