Remember this movie?
Yup, it’s xiao hai bu ben, or I Not Stupid, directed by Jack Neo and released in 2002.
It’s a classic in Singapore film history, by characterising the difficulties in a result-oriented education system, tiger mum attitudes, favouring foreigners over locals in the workplace, and more.
Basically, Jack Neo did an amazing job capturing what made Singapore Singapore in the movie.
And it had a sequel, too.
Time really flies, because that rightmost boy in the first picture as well as the second picture, now looks like this:
And he’s just got married! And he’s becoming a Dad!
The 29-year old, who left the entertainment industry in 2012, tied the knot with air stewardess Shannon Low, 27, last weekend (3 March).
He also just revealed to local publication 8days that they were expecting a child.
Ang, who met his wife while studying for a Banking and Finance degree in Murdoch University after leaving Mediacorp, indicated worries about the cost of raising a child in Singapore nowadays.
Nonetheless, he remains positive:
“We’re worried about our finances as raising a kid can be financially taxing, but of course, we will do our best for our child. And you know what, we’re definitely not stopping at one!”
Great for him and his family!
More entertainment news:
Raising a child in Singapore costs an average of S$300,000 from birth till University, a study has found. It could be a major cause for this: