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Sarah Sechan: Acting the parts

Jakarta   /   Sun, March 9 2008   /  12:47 am

SARAH SECHAN: (JP/Ricky Yudhistira) Try as she might, Sarah Sechan finds it mighty hard to shrug off the ironic, world-weary teen of her MTV veejaying past. Recently, a potential client hoped that the 33-year-old mother of one was still "very MTV". "I was like, hello?! It's been years since I was with MTV, I've done a lot of different things since then," Sarah says on a recent weekday afternoon at her mother-in-law's Indonesian restaurant in Kemang, South Jakarta. It includes cohosting a METROTV morning show focusing on health issues; last month she discussed on-air her recent bout of dengue. "I love the show. It's done in a more mature way and it's time for me to do that ... I get to be me at this age," says Sarah. Now she is also acting on the big screen, after catching the acting bug last year in the play Miss Kadaluarsa. She has...