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DATE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDY!! 27 SEPT 2017

SOURCE:SINA.COM
BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT! 5 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WROTE A CARD CALLING HIM [ANDY]

Today is Andy’s 56th birthday. At his official website yesterday, Andy posted a note:

Happy Birthday to me!

He showed the card wrote by her daughter Hanna , in English, Dear Andy, I Love You From Hanna.

Fans screamed : so cute!

CHASING THE DRAGON PREMIERE

ANDY WAS MOVED BY DAUGHTER'S FILIALITY DURING HIS RECOVERY PERIOD

The film, Chasing the Dragon, starring Donnie Yen and Andy was premiered two nights ago.

Those present included Andy, Donnie, Felix Wong, Kent Tong & Niki Chow. Ray Lui was also present to show his support.

It was Andy's 56th birthday today, the organiser arranged a cake to pre-celebrate for him. Fans sang birthday song for him. On his wish, he said he wishes the film can sells well, so that director Wong Jin can ask him to film movies again. Andy sent flying kisses to the audience, some fans brought birthday buns for him.

Andy said he is not sure how much has been deleted after editing, but to him every scene was the result of hard work, he jested that if the response is good, Wang Jin should consider produce an extended version DVD, divided to first & second parts. His fee is counted as one episode.

On his birthday, Andy said he will celebrate with his family, nothing special, nowadays he seldom go overseas.

On the leakage of his video clips on his birthday celebration with fans, he said, "There bound to have undercovers during fans gathering. it is a happy occasion, since everyone has seen, he will not say anymore re his daughter wiping his feet.

56 YEAR OLD ANDY ACTING CUTE POUTING MOUTH WITH 5 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER

Andy who has gone back to work in August, happily celebrated birthday with fans. The celebration with his fans was held in Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, on September 16.

In the new issue of Eastern Weekly, it was reported that as in previous years, Andy had both his parents, his wife and 5 year-old daughter present, with about 2,000 fans, to celebrate his 56 year-old birthday.

Andy thanked his family members for taking care of him at the time when he was injured, chocked with tears he said his wife had a difficult time, taking care of him, and waiting patiently for him to stand up again. .

He also shown video clips of the precious time he had with daughter Hanna, the whole birthday was very touching.

In the clips, it was seen Hanna actively took up a towel to clean his feet, wearing the same grey coloured garb, they played selfie on the bed pouting the lips. During hospitalization, Hanna played a photographer taking pictures of his father learning how to walk.

Good friends Sandra Ng, Ronald Cheng, were special guests. They went up the stage to compete mouth pouting, when Sandra said she is most scared of the little princess Hanna, teased Andy, "Better be afraid of big princess Carol Choo than the small princess."

Andy said that in the hospital there was not much nice food to eat. When he opened bowel on the bed, there would be people going in any time.

During cake cutting, Andy had a family photo, carrying Hanna & holding Carol, he let fans take photo, it was a heartwarming sight.


DATE: 5 SEPT 17

SOURCE:SINA.COM
ANDY PERSONALLY PENNED 56TH BIRTHDAY INVITATION CARD
ANNOUNCED BEFOREHAND HE WILL STAND UP TO SING

Andy birthday falls on the 27th of this month.

On Sept 1, at his official website, he posted a birthday party invitation card which he had penned personally. The card is craftily designed, he gave a funny posture, indicating he is standing up.

On the cover is his picture, the date for the party will be Sept 16.

On the other side is a note: Now I have fulfilled my promise to you, there is no more owing you… for as long as the body is healthy, warm gathering will be there. Wait for me to stand up to play for you, sing for you! Forever mighty big boss Hua Zai.


DATE: 25 AUG 17

SOURCE:SINA.COM
ANDY'S VOICE A LITTLE HOARSE AFTER RECOVERY

At the interview, Andy said that he has recovered almost 95%, but too long rest gave him some hoarseness of voice.

After consulting a doctor, the doctor said it was due to ageing! He was rather irritated, he said the voice is alright in singing, but in talking it can be a little horse, it was probably during the lack of exercise during the recovery period, the muscle had become lax, previously when he was stronger he hardly has hoarseness of voice.


DATE: 24 AUG 17

SOURCE:SINA.COM
ANDY ATTENDED PREMIERE OF THE ADVENTURES IN HK

The Adventures was premiered in HK on 22 Aug .

This is Andy's first appearance in HK since after the fall. Decked in a smart black attire, he was in good spirits, and he is very mobile too. He attracted about 500 fans to the venue. Fans on seeing him were very excited, they cheered at his every movement.

Andy was so touched that his eyes were brimming with tears.

He waved to the fans and kept his smiles. As fans were cheering loudly all the time, he told them, “Can you all stop for a while, let the emcee ask questions, I know for a long time you all have not cheered, relax, from today onward I will come out everyday, then you can cheer again!”

Shu Qi was amazed too, she asked if Andy will really come out everyday, Andy said it just a saying! When asked what he wished to say to his fans, with tears in the eyes, he said, “I want to tell them I am okay now, hope to see them all, I am happy too on seeing them.”

He said actually his doctor was worried that in public activities, fans might accidentally push him, so the agreement was he could have the promo activities, but cannot be out. In Taiwan, he was not allowed to attend the premiere, but fans made a red carpet for him, it was so funny, now the doctor allowed him to come out.

He said he had injured his L5 & L6 vertebrae, crackling one & breaking the other, which would take one to two years to heal completely. Bone has to heal naturally by themselves.

He had physiotherapy soon after the injury. The doctor made sure he could climb 120 steps a day before he could go home. He was diligent to do so, as he needs to climb 28 steps to reach his home. and he had to learnt to go to toilet and shower while in a wheelchair.

It took him 4 months, many squats and dumbbell exercises to build up his strength before he could hold his 5 year-old daughter who now weighs 20 kg.

He is now fit to run on treadmill at home, and do strenuous exercises, but he is less flexible. Said, “I haven’t done a leg press in 6 months, I can do it only in the presence of physiotherapist, I cant do it at home, I can't do a split too.”

Recalling the accident, he said it was fated, he said he had actually dismounted form the horse, but he went back again, for a few more shots, then it happened.

The accident had traumatized him, he said he may need a double for future horse riding shoots.


DATE: 11 AUG 17

SOURCE:SINA.COM
ANDY HAS RECOVERED 95%

Andy admitted that the time when he could leave the bed it was an anxious moment, but he is never worried that he cannot stand up again, "I always have the confidence, everyone don't worry for me I have done a lot of good deeds. "

He said he will not because of this injury change his work attitude or plan, he self ridiculed, "How hard I did shooting never have problem, filming a commercial I had a fall, what more is there to think so much about?"

After 3 weeks stay in hospital, doctors suggested hydrotherapy, and told him he has to train till he is able to walk a 18-steps of stairs. So everyday he walked 1 1/2 hr of stairs, held dumbbells to squat 1 1/2 hours, as he hopes he can carry his daughter again. In the 3 months in hospital, hes only worried was putting on weight, so he was very careful with diet, he quipped, "Now I am still a little fat!"

At the moment he said is about 95% recovered. The nerve root problem may take 1 to 2 years to be fully recovered. He still go for physiotherapy, from Sept onwards there will be new set of therapy.

On concert this year, it has been postponed to may be end of next year.

It was saud Andy came via p rivate jet and entered Taipei via secret passage. In the Mandarin Oriental that he is staying, he also walked p rivate passage. Fans & reporters all unable to see him.

ANDY IS BACK!

On Aug 10, Andy together with Stephen Fung, Tony Yang was in Taipei for the promo activity of The Adventurers, it was the first time he made public appearance, fans screamed on seeing him.

In this movie, he challenged himself all the difficult stunts, he said humorously,

"Actually after training again and again, there is really no difficulties, during filming what to practise what to prepare were all made known to us. The scenes on wire are all very safe, only when I tried to be playful I injured myself, I hit myself when I tried to shake while I was being hung high up. "

On his collaboration with Jean Reno, he said it was unbelievable that one day he could act opposite a star that he always watched on TV during his younger days.

ANDY IN TAIPEI: I AM REALLY BACK!

Andy was in Taipei together with the team for promo activities.

As usual, he was in good spirit and greeted Taiwan media warmly.

He said during this period of time, he has made everyone worried so much, though doctors advised him not to attend public activities, worried about his injury, but to him, he really wish to take a walk, to tell all, " I am really back! Really I am no difference from before."

At the same time he clarified that during this period of time, he has never left HK, news about him going to Nepal for prayer, or he lost too much weight are all not true. He has been taking lots of rest everyday, under the love and concern from all he has a blissful time.


DATE: 10 AUG 17

SOURCE:SINA.COM
IN THE ADVENTURERS, ANDY IS HANDSOME SHU QI IS PRETTY JEAN RONO IS COOL

Stephen Fung had 2 days ago in his blog thanking Andy. The original actor withdrew from the set at the very last minute as he was injured. Stephen was so worried that his hair turned grey overnight!

Andy came to his rescue, just 10 days before camera rolled, he join the set to play the lead role.

The reporter asked Stephen if he had changed the script such as less high risk action scenes, Stephen pointed out that Andy is a very courageous person, he specially said that he would do all the action scenes himself & he had done his part well.

Being able to get Jean Reno & Andy to join the set, Stephen said that he tried his best to reach his expectation, added that the scene he liked the most is the one when Andy & Reno both pointing guns at each other. This scene was added in as chance was hard to come by & he was looking forward to seeing this scene, he hope the audience will like it too.


DATE: 9 AUG 17
HAPPY NATIONAL DAY SINGAPORE!!
SOURCE:SINA.COM

ANDY MADE FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE AFTER HIS INJURY: I CAN STILL HOP AND JUMP !

The Adventurers, directed by Stephen Fung, held its first premiere in BJ on Aug 8.

Andy, one of the main leads, made his public appearance, & was made last to be on the stage. He greeted the audience, said, “I had been a worry for you all for the last half a year, now I am back to myself, now I can talk and laugh, hop & jump!”

Director Stephen & all other leads leads including Shu Qi, Zhang Jungchu, Tony Yang, Jean Reno, Yi Sha were present.

The movie is for release Aug 11.

With background music of 'Water to Forget', admist screams of fans, Andy finally appeared. Within seconds he walked from the door to the stage, be it in walking or climbing stairs, he seemed light and smooth in stride, there was no sign of residual damage done.

A day earlier at the interview, he however came with a walking stick.

A the conference, he appeared to be in top form, he was agile, first he went to the side of the stage to examine the precious stones, then he stood up to enact a scene from the movie, pointing guns at each other with Jean Reno.

ANDY: THE GREATEST THING I REAP DURING RECOVERY IS MY FAMILY

At the interview, Andy talked on the half-year of recovery period, he said he is actually an easy-going person, after the injury, he just pushed back his work, said,

“ But one cannot be just sitting there doing nothing. During this period I did not stop, everyday I am exercising for my tomorrow. It is a part of my life zigzag puzzle. Movie is part of my life, I also have my family, my own life, actually I quite enjoy the time, this period I enjoyed myself a lot. Now that I am back to work, I enjoy too. “

Will he appear in 'Star Paternity' show, he answered,

"I cannot say there is no possibility, but I have no such plan, it is difficult to say. My life is my life, movie is movie. “ He added he likes to watch the show, but he dislikes to be watched.


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