KUALA LUMPUR: Award-winning actress Nabila Huda recently expressed her objection on local production houses’ decision to give demanding roles to newbies.
Taking the matter on Twitter, she asked her followers: “Okay, I’m not criticising but do you agree when an extra or a rookie actor is given the responsibility of portraying a heavy or lead role for a series in a popular TV slot?”
“How about giving them a chance to harness their skills first by playing supporting roles for a few years?
Nabila Huda said she felt embarrassed watching dramas that had these “green” actors whose acting lacked emotion.
She also questioned whether these newbies were cast because of their looks, the number of Instagram followers they have or that they didn’t mind obtaining a small fee for their work.
“I understand that most talented and experienced actors are older,” said the 33-year-old who won Best Actress awards for the film Munafik and TV drama Balqis.
“But if this continues, the quality of our TV…