Singapore enlists Phua Chu Kang to front vaccine music video

The lovable TV sitcom character performs a lengthy dance number in the musical PSA.

In an elaborate music video PSA complete with back-up dancers and rap segments, '90s sitcom character Phua Chu Kang—played by actor Gurmit Singh—boogies to Singlish verses: 'The vaccine is not anyhow whack'.

In a bid to allay fears of those with existing illnesses and allergies to vaccinate themselves, the government released the colourful, cheerful video to mostly positive feedback. The video was Tweeted by the official government account with Phua's signature words 'Don't play play'. 


Phua’s character has been used in previous government PSAs. The character is also a Shopee brand ambassador.


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