Chinese New Year is upon us in and what better way to liven up the CNY celebrations with a bunch of comedy dramas.
Fill your household with some cinematic fun, all streaming exclusively on VIU, with these 7 “Must-Watch” dramas and movies that are fun for the whole family. The best part of this streaming platform is that you can easily access the shows below through the convenience of your mobile devices.
Just download the Viu app via the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices. You can download these dramas and watch on the go without worrying about your data connection too.
Who’s up for some time travelling? Operation Love is a Chinese drama adapted from a 2007 Japanese sitcom of the same name. It tells the story of a guy, Yan Xiaolai who missed his chance to confess his feelings to a girl, Ji Tiantian until it’s too late. Luckily, he lives in a fictional world where an angel gives him a second shot at love.
Boss & Me
Binging on some sweet series? ‘Boss and Me’ is your typical sweet love, poor girl, rich guy story. The story is about a young girl, Xue Shan Shan who has a super rare blood type, that happens to be the same blood type as the sister of a ridiculously rich and young CEO.It’s a hilarious comedy that follows Shan Shan, a silly and naive young girl on her mission of love with the tycoon.
While this drama may sound like a typical love story, it’s got exceptional execution! Tian Xiao Ni is a top fashion designer who is at the peak of her career, thanks to her meticulous personality and razor-sharp focus on what she wants in life. However, because of her impossible to meet “18 Standards for Mr Right,” Xiao Ni finds herself still single despite her beauty and charm until she meets Zhan Wang, an ex-professional race car driver.
Love from Kampung
This Malaysian Chinese film tells a story of a group of successful, long-time buddies who avoid returning to their villages every year during Chinese New Year. The elderly folks are left disappointed and upset once again when each one comes up with an excuse not to “balik kampung”.Instead of waiting around, this time their parents decided to pack their bags and make their way to the city to visit their children, in hopes of celebrating the auspicious day together.
My Amazing Boyfriend
Your CNY is not complete without a rom-com in the list, right? Somewhat inspired by the Korean drama, My Love from Another Star, they share the same theme but the story line is completely different. Xue Ling was once a human being but has mutated into a man with superpowers. One fine day, his body was accidentally resurrected by Tian Jing’s car accident. In return, he brings her back to life, and transforms her from B rated actress to A+. As a result, the two form a strong bond, sharing the same roof and heartbeat.
Lost in Thailand
Be prepared to cry tears of laughter watching this hit movie directed by Xu Zheng. Lost in Thailand is the story of two rival businessmen, Xu and Bo, who must track down their boss at a Buddhist temple to secure a patent on a revolutionary new fuel additive.
Switch of Fate
This drama is about a beautiful girl’s life of privilege and comfort that was stolen from her. Rendong is the daughter of a famous doctor, Gu Feng. It all comes to a climax when Gu Feng accidentally drowns and the family blames his death on their family butler, Fang Cheng. Feeling betrayed by the family that he has loyally served, he decides to switch his illegitimate daughter Qianwei, with Rendong.