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Michelle Alicia Saram (simplified Chinese: 郑雪儿; traditional Chinese: 鄭雪兒, born 1974) is a Singaporean former actress & singer.

Michelle Saram
Michelle Alicia Saram

(1974-12-12) December 12, 1974 (age 44)
OccupationSinger, Actress
Years active2000 - present
Spouse(s)Ajai Lauw-Zecha (married 2010- present)
RelativesAdrian Lauw-Zeca (father-in-law)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese鄭雪兒
Simplified Chinese郑雪儿



Saram was educated at CHIJ Katong Convent, Temasek Junior College and Nanyang Technological University where she majored in Mass Communications. She was awarded the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award by her alma mater in 2006.[1]


Saram joined the entertainment industry after co-starring in an ad for One2Free with Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok. She joined MediaCorp and won the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award twice. She has also starred in foreign drama series such Taiwanese series Meteor Garden and in several Hong Kong dramas.[2] She is notable for being one of the very few Singaporean celebrities of Chindian descent, her father being Indian and mother being Chinese. She is also one of the few actresses who have played leading roles in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong television serials.

Saram left the industry to concentrate on running her food and beverage business.[3]

16 years later, she is back in the entertainment industry to collaborate with Louis Koo in Paradox.[4]

Shortly after, Saram left the industry again to concentrate on running her food and beverage business.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Ajai Lauw-Zecha, the son of Adrian Lauw-Zecha, founder of Aman Resorts and a scion of the Lauw-Sim-Zecha family, part of the Cabang Atas or Chinese gentry of colonial Indonesia.[6] After she married him, she decided to retire as an actress and to focus solely on her marriage life.


TVB DramasEdit

Year Work Role Notes
2018 Flying Tiger
Xue Er
2001 A Step into the Past
Princess Chiu Sin
2000 At the Threshold of an Era
Fanny Chun Suk-fan

Mediacorp Channel 8Edit

Year Work Role Notes
2006 Love at 0°C
  • Pairs up with Julian Hee
  • 1/2 of the Female Lead 两大女主角之一
2004 To Mum With Love 非一般妈妈
  • Supporting Role
2003 Baby Boom 我家四个宝 Kristen
  • Supporting Role
2002 Fantasy
  • Supporting Role


Year Work Role Notes
2004 City of Sky
Xia Rui CCTV
2002 Meteor Garden II 流星花園II Ye Sha 叶莎 CTS
Year Work Role Notes
1999 Bullets Over Summer 爆裂刑警 Yen Hong Kong production
2017 Paradox 貪狼 Guest appearance Sun Entertainment Film Group


Star Awards – Hosting Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2001 7th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
2002 8th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10


  1. ^ "Nanyang Alumni Awards 2006 Recipients 南洋校友奖2006获奖者".
  2. ^ "Michelle Saram - Education - Information - Educational Resources". Archived from the original on 2011-02-26.
  3. ^ "They could have been contenders". Channel NewsAsia. 17 November 2008.
  4. ^ "Louis Koo and Michelle Saram collaborate again after 16 years - 88news". 14 August 2017.
  5. ^ "They could have been contenders". Channel NewsAsia. 17 November 2008.
  6. ^ "Singaporean actress Michelle Saram returns to acting in Paradox". The Straits Times. 22 August 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2018.

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