The Little Nyonya / 小娘惹 (2008)

By | June 5, 2013

The Little Nyonya

The story begins from the 1930s, spanning over 70 years till modern day.
Ju Xiang is born into a big Peranakan family where her mum is a mistress. During the World War, Ju Xiang is tortured and both she and her husband die, leaving behind their 8-year-old daughter Yue Niang. After the war, Yue Niang’s maternal relatives who ran away to England to seek refuge during wartime return home. Yue Niang then leads the life of her mother – always discriminated, beaten up and tortured. Yue Niang is then sold to a butcher, Liu Yi Dao. However, Yue Niang’s strong personality impresses Liu Yi Dao and they become sworn siblings instead. Yue Niang decides to choose her own path in life. She begins learning how to run a business and she manages to overcome the odds and save her declining family business. Sadly, her love life has yet to begin a new chapter with no news about her lover, Chen Xi.

Title: 小娘惹 / Xiao Niang Re
English title The Little Nyonya
Genre: Human drama, romance
Episodes: 34
Broadcast network: MediaCorp Channel 8
Broadcast period: 2008-Nov-25 to 2009-Jan-05
Air time: Weekdays 21:00-22:00 (Monday episodes will air at 20:00-22:00 from 2008-Dec-15-Dec until 2009-Jan-05)
English Subtitle: English

Jeanette Aw as Huang Ju Xiang / Yue Niang
Dai Yang Tian as Yamamoto Yousuke
Qi Yu Wu as Chen Xi
Joanne Peh as Huang Yu Zhu
Eelyn Kok as Huang Zhen Zhu
Apple Hong as Huang Mei Yu
Cynthia Koh as Xiu Juan
Lin Mei Jiao as Gui Hua
Yao Wen Long as Liu Yi Dao
Pierre Png as Chen Sheng
Xiang Yun as Tian Lan / Old Yue Niang
Li Yin Zhu as Chen Lao Tai
Darren Lim as Huang Jin Cheng
Andie Chen as Huang Tian Bao
Ng Hui as Ah Tao
Pan Ling Ling as Xiu Feng
Desmond Sim as Charlie Zhang
Zzen as Robert Zhang
Felicia Chin as An Qi
Nat Ho as Li Xiu Wen
Pamelyn Chee as Libby
Jeszlene Zhou as Jin Hua
Bobby Tonelli as Paul

    • capitalHIM

      good drama, looking forward for next update =)

    • florine

      Yeah… Singapore drama…. can’t wait for the following episodes ~ Thanks a lot, kamikezo…

    • capitalHIM

      um … so no updates anymore?