Jia Ling in a still from Hi, Mom. Jia Ling in a still from Hi, Mom.
Jia Ling in a still from Hi, Mom.

Who is Jia Ling? Hi, Mom actress and filmmaker who made Chinese box office history during the Lunar New Year holiday has a sad family story

  • Jia, who started her showbiz career as a comedian in the male-dominated crosstalk industry, says her bubbly persona hides a melancholic streak
  • Her film, a comedy in which she goes back in time and befriends her mum, then sees her die, springs from her regret at failing to see her mum before she died

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Jia Ling in a still from Hi, Mom. Jia Ling in a still from Hi, Mom.
Jia Ling in a still from Hi, Mom.
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