Thursday, 21 March 2013

Michelle Yeoh honoured at Asian film awards

Michelle Yeoh has been honoured with the Excellence in Asian Cinema award at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.

The star of Ang Lee's recompense-scoring Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon stated she was euphoric to appropriate the grant in the spot where her lifework began.

"I trust its not their path of letting me know that I need to resign," Yeoh kidded.

The Chinese drama Mystery was named most fittingly picture at Monday's occasion, which moreover saw two stars from the Philippines take home the prevailing acting prizes.

Nora Aunor, 59, was named most fittingly character for Thy Womb, while 87-year-old Eddie Garcia was named most fittingly performer for Bwakaw.

Garcia, who stated he was "elated and honoured" to be recognised, moreover appropriated the People's Choice grant for favourite character.

Japan's Takeshi Kitano was named most effectively head in absentia for his most cutting edge wrongdoing thriller, Outrage Beyond.

Addressing news people in advance of the service, Yeoh uncovered she had long caught rumours of a Crouching Tiger continuation however had yet to see a script.

'Extremely special'

Later reports have joined hand to hand fighting star Donnie Yen to the venture, and Yeoh stated she might welcome the chance to work with him if a continuation was made.

Yeoh showed up in the 1997 James Bond picture Tomorrow Never Dies and was not long ago perceived playing the Burmese legislator Aung San Suu Kyi in picture biopic The Lady.

The performing artist stated she concentrated on the ace-vote based system guide and Nobel Peace Prize victor for four years in planning for the part.

"I've worked with legitimately the best of heads, not only in Asia however as far and wide as possible,'' stated the 49-year-old performer.

"I do accept that the harder you work, the luckier you get and I've been quite, extremely special."

Yeoh was welcomed on stage by a quartet of Asian silver screen notables, who played "paper, scissors, stone" for the honour of giving her her prize.

After two adjusts of the universal disposal amusement, hand to hand fighting star Sammo Hung came around to decimating Hong Kong executive Mabel Cheung and the movement choreographers Yuen Woo-ping and Corey Yuen.


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