DATE: 15 JUNE 2011
SOURCE: HK HEADLINE NEWS
ANDY SHOWS SUPPORT TO THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF HEALTHY VEGETARIAN DAY
In line many years, & filmed a hundred over movies, Andy had played a monk many times, he too is very supportive of eating healthy vegetarian food.
It happens to be the fifth anniversary of Healthy Vegetarian Day on the today, 15th of June, the event is organized by the Buddhist association. Andy appears on the promotional poster to render support!
Eating more vegetables less meat & leading a low-carbon life has won much public support in recent years. Many well known figures in the society have joined the pack, Andy has on the first & fifteen day of lunar month takes only vegetarian food, of late he actively promotes eating more vegetables & less meat in a bid to save the environment & stay healthy!
Taiwanese actress Pauline Lan opened a restaurant called Kiki 20 over years ago, according to her, Andy always patronize her shop whenever he is in Taipei.
Recently he brought a group of workers to her shop when she was not in. Andy was very kind to present her with a recycle handbag, & wrote to her, "Xin Mei, I have not seen you for a long a long, thinking of you!"
Pauline was very happy to receive the present, the worker in her shop did not even give Andy a discount on receiving the money, she thus immediately went to buy a massage chair endorsed by Andy as gift to her own mother. She jested,
"His recycle bag costs 139 dollars, I pay him back 1000 times!"
Now her shop Kiki has 6 outlets with a total turn over of more than 2 million. In the next half of the year, she will open 2 more outlets, good friends Matila Tao, Shu Qi, Huang Yi Ling all have shares. Pauline now with100 million asset, for safety reason she always has 2 car loads of people to protect when she is out.
The day after Andy's concert in Quan Zhou on June 1, local newspaper reported a case of a lady running naked in the rain at the compound of the Straits Stadium in the morning, she was yelling "Andy, where are you? Please come out! "
When police went to investigate after receiving a complaint, someone had already covered her with a tee shirt. The police & security guards pulled her into a room, a policewoman helped to buy some clothes for her & helped her to put on. Food was also bought for her.
She gave incoherent answers when she was asked where she came from, & why she wanted to take off her clothes in the rain, She said she wanted to see Andy Lau at one moment, at the other she said she is still unmarried, & wanted to marry him.
From her belongings it was found that she came from Shanxi, & born in 1979. From her repeated incoherent answers the police gathered that she came to Quan Zhou specially to see Andy Lau, but Andy kept avoiding her, she thus ran naked in the rain.
The lady could not be sure how she could contact her family, the few numbers she gave were all wrong numbers.
The police later through her identity card got the center in her hometown to contact her family, her family member agreed to come to take her home these 2 days.
The police sent her to the rescue center later for temporary lodge, the center however refused to accept her. The police had thus sent her to Quan Zhou 3rd hospital to let her stay temporarily before her family members come.
The reporter called Andy’s assistant yesterday, when asked if they were aware of such an incident, the assistant replied that Andy had left Quan Zhou the next day after concert & no one had informed them about this case, the most important thing now is the person is safe.
Andy who has a high command in the entertainment circle, such thing ever happened before, fans simply went crazy with him, never thought now even being married, there are still fans wanting to marry him!
At the opening, Andy used 'Gong Xi ' to greet his fans. He told them, "In the next 30 years I still wish to see you all!"
SOURCE: MING PAO
ANDY'S CONCERT IN MAINLAND CHINA
CAR PARK SAW A 40 X INCREASE
Andy's concert tour in mainland china ended yesterday with its 11th show in Quan Zhou. Accordingly it was the biggest ever concert held in the history of Quan Zhou. He used Hokkien dilect 'Gong Xi ' to greet the fans & sang songs like Water To Forget, Love U 10,000 Years & many other classics to charm the fans.
During encore he used I Don’t Wanna Say Goodbye as ending. Fans were reluctant to go home, some cried & yelled, "Andy I love you!"
Andy said softly, "What… you don’t wish to leave.?" He again hummed a segment of Only You in the Heart.
It was said car parks in the surrounding area collected 30rbm an hour, a 40 fold increase from the usual 2 rmb an hour!
SOURCE: MING PAO
ANDY WAS MOVED BY FANS IN QUAN ZHOU CONCERT
2 nights ago Andy completed his Unforgettable concert World Tour in China, the last leg in Quan Zhou was the biggest concert ever held locally, Quan Zhou traffic police was on full gear to receive the Heavenly King.
A few weeks before his arrival 12 temporary parking lots were marked around the concert venue to give convenience parking space to the concert-goers. On the day itself from 5pm to 11 pm entry to the concert venue was restricted.
The concert was very hot, many fans in trying to get Andy's attention, held banners that screamed 'Come over for a hug', Love You 10,000 Years, & other big slogans, Andy thanked them with smiles.
At the end of show Andy sang When Applause Came, the audience responded by giving him loud applause, he specially sang World's No 1 for Quan Zhou citizens.
Other than being moved by his passionate fans, a small Shaolin monk Xiao Long presented Andy with a commemorative postal book titled Yue Fei, he wrote, "Hua Ge, Yue Fei is the great hero of my hometown, you are also the hero in my heart."
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
ANDY DROPPED TO THE FLOOR AND CRIED WHEN HE SANG SHAOLON
SOURCE: MING PAO/WEN WEI PO
ANDY AND CHOW YIN FAT IN LIFE & DEATH FIGHTING
Andy & Angelababy played a couple in The Building of A Nation. Angela played Xiao Feng Xuan, said, "The make-up artiste helped me to bun up my hair & stuck old-fashion looking fringe for me, everyone thought I looked a little like Audrey Hepburn. But I personally thought I look more like legenary boy Ne Zha."
Andy played Cai Er had a moustache, wore hat, & looked suave. At the parting scene with Baby at the radio station, he changed to a long gown, wore a pair of gloves, leather shoes, indeed handsome.
On the posters which were released recently, the poster had titled that reads, 'Life & Death tussle, Andy & Chow Yin Fat crossing swords.'
The two has caught attention of many, it is much awaited collaboration after their last 20 years ago.
ANDY LAU CLOSING CONCERT @ QUAN ZHOU
ANDY'S 30-YEAR COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT CAME TO A PERFECT END
Last night at The Straits Stadium in Quan Zhou was a sea of steam, it was here Andy ended his 30-year commomerative concert tour. Evergreen Heavenly King with songs Icy Rain, Love You 10,000 Years, Hua Dee, Lau Kian Meng roles & other screen looks, together with fans reminisce his 30-year journey.
The concert kicked off on time at 8 pm, on the big screen was animated scenes of world in future. In an all white ensemble Andy came onto the stage, he started the show with songs Tears of Lonely Star, Heaven’s Will, & Thanks for Your Love. When he sang the next song Today, the audience joined him in singing the touching lyrics,
'After waiting for a long time today I am finally here, after dreaming for a long time my dream finally comes true. ' Andy was chocked with emotions, just 10 minutes to the start of concert, the mood of the audience was already fully charged.
The second segment of the concert had a Chinese theme. The backdrop changed to that of a mountainous scene, tunes from ancient Chinese musical instruments sounded. Andy in a white robe, came out riding a black horse.The big screen showed pines trees & bamboo forest, it was like in a romantic wuxia scene.
In the third segment, Andy changed himself to a motorcycle racer. In a motorbike fully decorated with crystals, he sang Days We Were Together.
In the 4th segment he showcase his dance moves.
At the last encore part, he came out in pyjama after much calls & screams. Despite in pyjamas, he danced & sang, looking fit & in shape. With a song specially penned for the concert, Love The Stage, the concert came to a perfect close.
ANDY'S SINGING REVERBERATED STADIUM
ANDY LAU, HOW CAN YOU STILL BE SO HOT AT AGE 50
He likes to play coy, when there is no clapping, he does not like it
He is narcissistic, he always thinks he is the most handsome in the world
He likes to joke, he calls out to his fans to elope with him
Finally he cried, passionate love from fans touched him
"Friends in Chongqing, I am back!" Accompanying these words, Andy in an all white costume descended from the sky. 2 years after his last visit he again played the familiar tunes with his fans.
Last night, Andy Lau Unforgettable Concert came to Chongqing stadium. 50,000 fans under his direction sang for a total of 4 hours. To thank his fans, 50 year-old Andy used all means, act coy & act suave, he even teased that he wanted to elope with them many fans yelled, "Andy, you are too cute!"
ANDY’S CONCERT TOUR COMES TO CHONGQING
Fans in ChongQing will be able to listen to Andy's singing tonight (May 27).
Andy arrived yesterday afternoon via a chartered flight.
From the airport he went direct to the hotel. To conserve his energy he is going to stay in the hotel the whole time.
To have no disturbances, he keeps his trail under wrap, tt is all arranged by his managerial company, even the organizer has no hand in it. Not only he won't reveal the time of arrival, he can alter the time at the last moinute.
At around 5pm a netizen saw his plane arrived from afar & took some pictures.
Andy was seen in a denim outfit, with a haversack. He was smiling all the time as he alighted from the plane. His transport was IU927, meaning I Love U
It is known that stays in a 5 * hotel, in a top notch room billed at 38888 a night. To have no disturbances, he has booked the entire floor.
The reporter saw a lift that was labeled 'Temporary Out of Order'. All the other lifts cannot gpo up to the 27th floor. The staircase leading to the 27th floor was also closed. The reporter managed to gain access before Andy arrived, there was a guard on duty, on security Andy is rather low-keyed.
From today till May 29 before 5 pm, netizens who leave messages at East-South Transport website www.dncmw.com stands a chance to win Andy's concert ticket at Quan Zhou, ticket valued at 380.
The concert takes place on May 31
18,000 NAMED LIU XIANG
16,000 NAMED LIU DE HUA
From national citized ID card number service center news, in 2007 , the first half of the year,statistical date announced 2 days ago revealed that from all walks of life, Olympic Games champion Liu Xiang's name was favored by 18,000 people, it is the top name favored.
As for females, the whole nation favors Li Bing Bing name, close to 8,000 has this name.
Liu Xiang 18,462
Liu De Hua 16,975
Li Bing Bing 7793
Yao Ming 5598
Li Ka Shing 3768
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
TRUE FEELING IN ACTING OF BUILDING OF A PARTY
ANDY WAS MOVED BY BABY WHO BIDDED HIM FAREWELL WITH TEARS
Mainland movie Building of A Party featured actors from HK, TW & mainland, it incorporated several segments of touching love stories.
In one part, newcomer Angelababy & Andy played a love couple, Andy praised that Baby durig a send-off had her tears flown naturally. It moved him a lot.
The movie which opens in June in HK & China sees a total of 200 over actors.
Andy & Angelababy played Cai Er & Xiao Feng Xuan. They had many scenes together, both enacted a soul-stirring love story.
Despite a newcomer, Baby's acting was commended by Andy.
Said Andy, "For a newcomer, Angelababy displayed her acting skill very well. In one scene when she was to send me off at a raio station, she had to show her reluctance to part. When the director called camera- roll, she was immediately into it, her tears flown naturally, the scene was very touching to me. "
The other couple that was touching were Liu Ye who played Chairman Mao Zhi Dong & Li Xin who played Yang Kai Hui, though their feelings were contained, the revelation was natural & true, the subtleness makes one feels comfortable. It highlighted the innocence love of the lady.
Fan Bing Bing on the other hand played Qing empress, she was very empowering, even Chow Yin Fat who played Yuan Shi Kai had to knelt in front of her.
FAN BING BING PLAYED EMPRESS APPEARED OVERBEARING
BABY COULD NOT FORGET THE SCENE AT RADIO STATION BIDDING ANDY FAREWELL
AngelaBaby whose main work is modelling has all this while been active in acting. In her new movie The Making of A Party she played opposite Andy, Andy praised highly of her acting.
On acting opposite Andy, Baby said she found it unforgettable,
Said, "I have always admire Andy, never had I thought I could have a chance to act with him, I was both nervous & excited! "
FAN BING BING'S LOOK IS BEAUTIFUL
BABY FELL IN LOVE WITH ANDY
Last night, Heavenly King Andy Lau descended to Wuhan Stadium & had a big karaoke session with his fans. Glamorous stage & super big size screen drew distance to his fans closer, singing his classics he reminisced his 30 years in showbiz with 50,000 fans.
With song Tears of Lonely Star, he descended gradually from the center of the stage, the stadium was suddenly charged to a boiling tempo.
He interacted with fans, dividing them to east & west zones for a singing contest. After hearing them sining Water to Forget & Love You 10,000 Years, he praised that their singing is good, & he had never heard any better songs before, he intentionally asked them who is the one who is so terrific & has such good songs, the fans yelled excitedly his name!
Many fans gave him presents, his workers helped to pass them to him on the stage, he held them high to thank them. He assured that he & fans are like family members & forever will be. The first 30 years was a beginning, the next 30 years they are to give them to him too.
When fans yelled I Love You he showed them his contented smile, when he sang You Are The Biggest pride of My Life, he was so moved that he dropped tears, After a hot dance he lied down on the stage to rest, & the screen showed his past days.
When fans saw that he came out with a blue long jacket, with his perfect body exposed, all became unimportant, he has given the best reward to his fans. Idol may get old, he who the fans love & his past memories are not replaceable by any other, when the concert came to a close, he made a pact to meet again next year!
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Andy's Unforgettable Concert World tour came to Chengdu on May 18. After a lapse of 4 years Andy again sang for his fans in Chengdu & led all to a big karaoke. Many fans were moved to tears when he appeared with his motorcyclist racer look.
At the start of the show, special 3D effect gave an explosive beginning, a robotic bird flew in time of war, & robots were seen working in the factory, even without 3D visionary device one can feel the presence in it. When he sang The Chinese, pictures of porcelain vase, shadow of bamboos made one felt like you were in it.
In a white flowing overcoat, he rode a black battle horse, the large screen showed backdrop of green pine trees, an interesting contrast with the sea of bamboo forest. When he sang Water To Forget, the backdrop changed to red goldfish & black ink.
Despite being 50 year-old, Andy is still full of energy, he danced old jazz, in one segment he wore blue cocktails, & showcased MJ dance steps.
The more he sang the more he got into it, he opened all the buttons on the costume, exposing his pectoralis muscles, this inicited screams from fans.
If you are one who has never been to Andy’s concert live, you will never understand how this man can make people love him to & fro for a long 30 years. You will never ever understand how a man age 50 can still make people go crazy with him when he plays cool on the stage.
This is the 2nd time he comes to Changsa in 3 years. The giant Hou Long Stadium of 40,000 was brought to a boiling point, he with his super star charisma conquered the city.
On the spot he asked his fans to sing with him, fans yelled to show support to him forever, a few times he dropped tears in show of gratitude.
The concert started at 8 pm sharp. Traffic around concert venue was almost in a paralyzed state before & after the concert.
40,000 fans came from all over the place, the organizer mobilized traffic police to give order. Other than Changsa, fans came from as far as Harbin, BJ & other places. They put up fans club placards.
Heavenly King greeted them warmly, he jested that he has long-sightedness & was not able to see clearly. This made them broke out laughing & screamed in joy. The King interacted with fans amicably throughout the show, fans all felt it was worth the ticket money.
In three occasions Andy expressed his great fortune in having fans who support him all these 30 years, that he is able to be on the stage still. There will be a day when he cannot sing anymore, but for as long as he is able to be on the stage he feels he is very fortunate, his frank revelation move fans to tears.
ANDY PROMISED FANS IN CHANGSA: GIVE ME YOUR NEXT 30 YEARS
At trhe concert, he made a 30 year pact with the fans, "You are here today, be it you like me 10 years, 20 years, or 30 years, for the future 30 years, can you give them to me?"
ANDY AGAIN CAUSED A SENSATION IN CHANGSA
TEASED THAT HE IS GOING TO MARRY FANS
After 2 years Andy is again in Changsa for concert.
In cirlcle 30 years his concert is again a full house, tickets sale again being sold at the black market even after concert started.
Said Andy, "To many, 30 years is a long time, to me, it is very fast. In these 30 years I meet with many different things everyday, working everyday has made me happy. "
Asked, "How many of you here are 30 years old,? Hope after giving me your first 30 years you can give me your next 30 years. "
In 2009 when he came to Changsa, he refused to say a word on marriage, how that he is open with his marriage he appered relaxed.
On a female fan who yelled loudly to him. "I love you!" He gave a humorous reply, "Oh I love you too, I marry you another day! " Many fans creamed at his answer.
On seeing a fan carrying her daughter to the concert, he asked, "Is this your daughter or yoru sister? " But then he pretended, "Did you say she is my child? You all young girls..."
PROMISE ME, YOu ALL DON'T FORGET ME
Fan Bing Bing was in a red evening gown with motif of cranes at the Cannes F F. Li Bing Bign who is always rumored to be on bad terms with her though has prepared many sets of gowns & accessories, & is ever ready to steal the limelight at the red carpet. However, yesterday Forbes announced its 2011 Top Famous Chinese , Fan Bing Bing wins Li Bing Bing first hand by being at the 9th position while the later is at the 32nd position.
Famous American economic journal Forbes Chinese version lists the income of the famous people annually, taking into consideration their rate of exposure & popularity.
Fan Bing Bing with an income of 51 million (rmb) is at the 9th position, she is also honored with international fashionable icon, high commercial endorsement & commercialvalue, far ahead of arch rival Li Bing Bing who takes in 33.72 million.
TOP at the list if Andy Lau, though he has a collection of 139 million last year, lost to the No 2 Jay Chou who has income of 186 million, Andy's strong exposure rate beats Jay Chou.
Eason Chan, Louis Ko, Cecilia Cheung & Faye Wong are also on the list. Other than artistes, some sportsman are also included, including Yao Ming & tennis player Li Na.
2011 Forbes Top Chinese list
Zhang Zi Yi
Fan Bing Bing
Zhao Ben Shan
Wong Xiao Ming
2 nights ago Andy held his Unforgettable Concert @ the SH Workers' Stadium, which can house 80,000.
The concert resulted in a traffice standstill, many shops & restaurants around that venue saw a boom in business, long queues were seen everywhere.
His concert in Lingpo on May 4 led to a transport disruption, many transport companies chose to drop passengers off earlier than to near to the concert venue, & many let workers off earlier than usual.
The concert in SH kicked off at 7:45 pm, in a white ensemble Andy appeared from the highest point of the stage. The audience mood soared to the peak, they flashed out hand phones, cameras to click away frantically, screaming at the top of the voice.
After a medley of many classics, he could not control himself anymore, he told his fans, "Please put dopwn your hand phone, now with all those things, you have no hands to clap for me, artistes need to hear hand clapping the most!" After what he said fans gave a thunderous clap, some yelled, "Andy I love you! "
On hearing this, he quipped, "Like thatyou can spoilt the artiste!"
Fans replied, "We are willing, you’re the best!"
On seeing fans numbering close to 80,000 so passionate, he divided them into L & R sections, he ordered one side to sing Water To Forget, & the other side Love You 10,000 Years, as a contest.
He was so very touched by his fans who have in these 30 years give him unyielding support. At encore, he tears was like a broken dam flowing, fans were seen wiping away tears.
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
FANS CLAPPED TILL HANDS SORE ON SEEING ANDY'S LOOKS IN HIS SH CONCERT
NO EMPTY SEAT IN ANDY’S SHANGHAI CONCERT
SHOCKING DANCE IN 4 D EFFECT
The LED put-together screen behind Andy is close to 100m wide, almost as big as the stage, it is a record for concerts in SH
Andy in a man-made black horse when he sang the theme song of Shaolin
As an artiste, Andy is a singer, an actor & others, his looks is multiple, no matter which role he plays, fans accept him in total
Andy married his gf of many years a year or so ago, after becoming a husband his still retains his forever status, that is, a filial son to his mother. It is Mother’s day in 2 days time, Andy has gotten ready a massage chair for his mother, his is not afraid his wife will get jealous, he declared that the most important woman in his life is his mother.
After coming back from work everyday, Andy will sit on the massage chair to relax a while.
Andy is most filial to his mother, he always praised that she is beautiful to make her happy, the first word every child learns is 'mama', as mama is the one that holds the child in her arms & takes care of the child most lovingly. A mother looks into details of the child daily activities, the contribution is total & full-hearted.
Holding carnation on hand, he said, "I trust to every mother the most shinning stars will be her own children, as for the most important woman in my life she will be my mother, even when I am no longer a child, to my mother I am always a child, everyday she still worries for me, worries that I am too busy & neglect my health, I too worried this will give her too much pressure. "
For years he has been working very hard, he is not at home always, he has no time to keep his family members company, but his mother never complains, now that he is the spokesman of a massage chair, he quipped, "My mother is forever a Heavenly Queen, the chair fits her to the tee." He said his mother sits on the chair to watch TV every night, it must be comfortable & she likes it.
Andy who is having his concer tour in China presently, he is used to pre celebrate festivals with his family, the day before Mother's Day he is having concert in SH, he plans to celebrate with his mother in June whne he is back to HK. Said, "My mother will not blame me, she says as long as the family can have a vegetarian dinner together, everyday can be Mother’s Day, Father;s Day."
After his concert tour he will be filming a movie by Johnnie To, together with Sammi Cheng, & then he will prepare his next album.
sorry for the long absence.. See you again! Please take care!
Andy strrted his concert tour in BJ last night (April 23)
Despite a temp of 8 degree C, it did not dampen the enthuciasm of fans, even Li Bing Bing was attracted to the concert. Andy showed off his tout muscles, his hot dance moves chased away the cold. He was moved by the passion of fasn, in tears he thanked them several times.
BIG HELLO from Doha!
Arrived at ard 5 am, the
sun now is so bright & sunny!
Stop over here for 4 hrs before boarding again to NY!
Doha at this Qatar penisula is quite hot at this moment, from airport here I can see buildings far away, dotted with palm trees.. not many of them, the landscape is sandy ...
Director Tsui Hark's lavish murder mystery Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame won the most honors, but not the top peize, at the HKFA on Sunday.
The Tang Dynasty drama starring Andy Lau as Chinese detective Di Renjie went homw with six awards, including Best Director for Tsui Hark & Best Actress for Carina Lau.
But the Best Film prize went to Gallants, a low-budget, rolicking homage to 1970's HK gongfu movies.
It was sweet vindacation for Andy Lau and actor Lam Ka Tung, who produced the long-shot project about a martial arts master who briefly wakes up from a 30-year coma to train two aging students and two newcomers.
Gallants also won the supporting role awards for Teddy Robin, who played the gongfu teacher, and co-writing the score of the movie with Tommy Wai.
Carina Lau, crowned Best Actress for the first time for her role as empress Wu Zetian, appeared dazed. She said, "I am used to being disappointed. Now that I have things my way, I am at a loss"
It was a first win, too, for Best Actor Nicholas Tse.
ANDY’S LOW COST MOVIE GALLANT WON BIG
TSUI HARK HOPES EVERY CATEGORY NOMINATED WINS AN AWARD
FELT IT WAS A REGRET FOR ANDY
At the red carper interview, Tsui Hark said he hopes all those in Di Ren Jie nominated can win, as everyone has worked very hard. He added it is a regret that Andy was not nominated.
Andy's Unforgettabel Concert in Chong Qing will be on May 27. The reporter learnt that tickets from 180 to 580 sections were all sold!
There are 9 sections, namely, 180, 280, 380, 480, 580, 880,. 1280, 1580, & 1880. Tickets to 880 & 1880 are almost all sold. Only 1280 & 1580 remain.
Though it is almost a month away, from ticket sale it can be seen the high expectation of fans. It looks like the concert is going to be a full house, fans will have an unforgettable sleepless night with Andy!
ANDY'S CONCERT TICKETS HOT SALE
'Andy Lau Unforgettable Concert' in Wuhan is drawing near, it is taking place on May 22. As a co-organizer, our media receives calls for tickets everyday! The reporters learnt that 3 days after ticket sale which was started on April 11, tickets to 2 sections were snapped up, the highest & the lowest!
A family of three who likes Andy 10 over years has waited for this concert all these years, but due to outstation work Mr Wang told his wife to buy 3 highest priced tickets yesterday, never had he thought even the tickets were all sold out. He told his wife to get the second best immediately so as not to miss it!
The reporter learnt that the most expensive tickets 1000 & lowest 300 sections were all sold. Not much was left for the 500 section
Yesterday the reporter learnt that on the 10th of May, Andy will stage his Unforgettable Concert in Jiangsu Province Huaxi Village which is located at Jiangyin Hua Shi town. This is his only station in Jiangsu.
The stage layout other than using many more LED screens, there will be special lighting effect with equipment imported from Germany. The concert will suit local taste, Andy has picked 50 over songs for his 3 hour long concert, whick starts at 730pm.
KIM HEE SUN HOPES TO FILM MOVIE WITH IDOL ANDY LAU
HK artiste Andy Lau's 'Unforgettable Concert ' in Shanghai will kick off on May 7. Yesterday the reporter learnt that Andy has postponed all the work unrelated to concert, & is having the last of close-door concert rehearsal in HK.
To ensure good quality, Andy is staging only one show, he is not considering any additional show. As this is his concert commemorating his 30 years in show biz he makes sure fans are high from the first minute to encore, & is giving pleasant surprise right from the start.
The concert will be staged in 11 cities, ticket sale in SH & many other cities are selling like hot cakes. Many sections are already sold-out, in SH only 380 & 580 tickets are left.
More than one city is requesting Andy to stage additional shows, everyone is hoping that he can consider adding more shows, but Andy has announced through the company in charge of concerts in mainland that the schedule for the concert tour had been planned in 2010, concert tour in China is fixed, from April 23 in BJ & to the last leg on May 31 in Qian Zhou. During these 40 days, every 4 days or so there is a show of high impact. After concert tour lots of work will be awaiting him, he thus must follow the schedule strictly, only go to 11 cities.
He however guarantees that every show will be of high standard but no additional shows.
Though busy with concert work, he has not time to look into other matter, his fan club has done a good deed for him. Recently AWC has launched a cashless blood donation campaign, hope that on April 14, World Blood Donation Day, many will turn up for the activity. In SH, the organizer is giving out concert tickets as a token of appreciation to the donors. Club members will actively involved in blood donation, the organizer will give out a ticket a day to the first donor.
ANDY: NOT TALKING ONLY ON LOVE MATTER
Acura Andy Lau Unforgettable Concert will take place in BJ on April 23. Luxurious car Acura is showing full & exclusive support to the concert.
From April 7 to 15 whoever come to Hai Chang to make a purchase of any Acura series will be given a big surprise present, for details please call 6889 666
Acura is imported from North America. Since after Andy becomes its spokesman, Acura had sponsored Andy's movie, What Women Want, now is yet again another collaboration with Andy.
The new movie directed by Ann Hui Sister Peach completed filming recently.
On that night, under the lead of the two leads, Andy & Deanie Ip, together with guest actor Chapman To in the final scene, & the real master behind the story, Roger, the set celebrated with champagne.
Andy was high, he yelled in support of HK movies on the street.
The atmosphere was high, local residents & fans joined the fun & shared their happiness!
After 2 months of shooting, 'Sister Peach', based on true-life story wrapped up smoothly.
With hopes high, Andy commented on HK movie industry, "Actually I rarely filmed movies in HK in the recent years, or filmed HK movies, hope this new movie based on master & servant relationship can successfully attract movie companies from mainland to co-produce in future, movies that suits the taste of both sides can be made, also more local HK movie that can evoke same sentiment of the audience from both sides filmed. To me this is a good beginning, also hope that those in HK movie industry can put in more effort to film movies of different themes, to get the attention of investors from the mainland, so that local movies born & bred here can entered market in the mainland, giving HK movie industry a boost."
He yelled success to HK movie industry, all those present clapped in support.
Director Ann Hui has the same thought, she thanked Andy for the full support of HK movies.
Deannie Ip however said she is not too familiar with the development of HK movie industry , this collaboration with Andy & Ann HUi is a brand-new experience to her, with the wrapping up of the movie , she is glad to be back to her usual life. Said with relief,
"In actual fact since end of November when I became guest of Andy's concerts, till shooting of this movie, for almost half a year I had to get up at 4 in the morning to exercise, my usual daily 8pm rest time was disturbed, so the first thing to do is to readjust my daily routine. After tonight celebration, I can be back to my normal life from tomorrow onwards. "
Andy whipped out cameras helped the cameraman to arrange spots for everyone to have a group photo taken.
Artistes 311 Love Beyond Borders was held last night at the HK Victoria Park last night . Guest artistes from the entertainment industry joint hands in a marathon concert, raising funds for quake victims in Japan. Japanese ambassador in HK thanked HK residents on the stage for their generosity & said he will convey the encouragement to the Japanese victims.
At 7 pm, artistes from HK, Japan, Korea, & Taiwan 200 over of them joined hand to present a 3-hour long marathon concert.
Artistes included Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Eric Tsang, Joey, Shirley Kwan, Donnie Yen, Wynners Band, Aaron Kwok, Haken Li, Jonathan Li, Mirium, George Lam, Raymond Lam, Kay Tse, Charlene Choi, Masatoshi Nakamura , Agnes Chan & husband. Judy Ongg, Kwon Song Woo, Wondergirls, JY Park, Coco Li, Sky Wu & many others. The volunteer artistes numbered a hundred.
Jackie Chan donated a million for the production, to add on if the amount exceeded, he later donated another 3 million to the disaster victims.
Finally at around 11pm the amount raised hit HK$ 25 million over.
Close to 10,000 local residents went to show support.
A police siren kicked off the marathon concert, Jackie Chan led all to stand & gave a minute silence for victims of the disaster in New Zealand, Yunan, Japan, Myammar.
Andy was first to gave the comment,
"If this is called disaster, I think everyone will think it is heartless, the more heartless nature is, the more we have warmth, today we see friends coming from all over the world, to tell disaster victims that we are not going to lose to the wind & to the rain. We will join them in overcoming the hurdle. "
Masatoshi Nakamura was especially touched as he comes from the badly hit Miyagi Ken prefecture
Kwon Sang Woo said he received a call from Jackie Chan during filming, he put down his work & came to HK to join the force, many Korean artistes have used different ways helped the victims. After he has finished with his work on hand he is thinking of raising more fund after discussing with his manager. He said about 100 of his fans were uncontactable still, he is very worried.
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SOURCE: MING PAO
THOSE WHO DONATED A MILLION CAN HAVE A PHOTO WITH ANDY
Andy was the main person in-charge of the hot lines.
Other than receiving calls, he was the 'model' to take photo taken with donors. Said Eric, "Those who donated a million & above can have photo taken with Andy."
Andy in the hope of giving more to Japan victims, donations from the artistes will be given out as a lump sum by the organizing committee, this way outsiders will not be able to compare.
Few days ago when he was back to HK with his wife he was mobbed, when asked he answered, No, that was nothing, "
On his wife pregnancy, he said, "Please do not talk on this, sorry!"
SOURCE: ZAO BAO
AS ADVISED BY HIGH MONK
ANDT ADOPTED A GOD-CHILD TO HAVE OWN CHILD
Andy in his eagerness to be a father was said to have adopted Carol's niece as god-daughter during this Chinese New Year.
Andy coming to the age of 50 registered his marriage to Carol in 2008, they had sought medical & non-medical help in having children. Both of them take vegetarian food on the first & fifteen every lunar month, now they become long term vegetarian, in the hope of having a child. Last year there was a rumor of success but it was not as expected.
Recently Andy & wife became a firm believer of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva. They had got directive from a high monk to adopt a child.
The source reported to Sudden Weekly that according to the monk, it is not easy for Carol to conceive, to do so she has adopt a new-born baby first, then bring the Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva home, & have a religious rite after that. This method will bring them good luck in having many children.
Andy as usual is very low-keyed, he too is not willing to adopt any new born. It happened that Carol's younger sister gave birth to a baby girl in July last year. This lunar new year Andy went to Malaysia with Carol & officially adopted her niece.
The ceremony was said to be simple, it was a tea ceremony & dinner, it was said Andy gave a 6-digit red packet.
Andy took the baby likes his own he cuddled & kissed. This Qing Ming other than praying he too visited his god-daughter. Andy loves the baby so much that he carried her all day long, after this adoption, he is to get close to more babies to increase their destiny with children, the couple will go to Malaysia more often. Andy shows his fatherly side fully in doting the baby.
SOURCE: WEN WEI PO
ANDY URGES ALL TO HELP THE DISABLED PEOPLE IN MAINLAND CHINA
As vice-director of Chinese Disabled Person Welfare Foundation close to a year Andy attended a dinner, during his speech he appealed to all in the community to care & support the disabled people in mainland China, such that this selfless contribution & c ompassion can pass on continuously.
He indicated that he has many opportunities to get close to them & understands their needs, & he is thankful to the help from the society.
Said, "You all have help those who lost the hearing or sight to be able to see & hear again, you let the improvised to have education, you gave Sichuan quake victims rebuild, all that you have given to them is great encouragement & warmth. "
During performance 8 young deaf dancers danced, Andy went near to talk to them & had photo taken with them, & used sign language to thank them, showing his caring side.
The fund raising activity kick off at 7:10 pm tonight at the Vic Park.
Hosts are Eric Tsang, Carol Cheung, Agnes Chan & Lawarence Cheng Tan Shui. They had a rehearsal yesterday.
Agnes who was married to Japan came back to HK to participate, her Japanese husband accompanied her back. Eric praised that Sylvia Cheung will be joining even though she is having fever.
He added about 300 artistes will take part, newly join ones included Korean artiste Kwon Sang Woo, Taiwanese musician Jonathan Li & Sky Wu, HK artistes include Andy Lau, George Lam, Joey, Mirium, Charlene Choi, Coco Li, Nicholas Tse, Edmond Leung, Prudence Liew, Shirley Kwan, Denise Ho, Julian Cheung Chi Lam, Gloria Tang, Khalil Fong & others.
Artistes who will appear as video included Kelly Chen, Tony Leung Chui Wai,, Japanese artiste Kondo Masahiko, Ken Watanabe, & American singer Lionel Richie.
Taiwanese actor of the 70s, Alan Tang Kwong-Wing£¬passed away during sleep 2 days ago.
20 years ago Alan invested in a movie, Days of Being Wild, helped Wong Kar Wai to secure a place in directorship.
At interview yesterday, Wong praised that Alan was a good boss, said, "He is the the best brother in my heart, forever will be. To me he was cheerful, healthy, the death was a shock to me. He was the first to encourage me to direct movie, & shared with me his experience in movie production."
In the 90s, after As Tears Go By, a movie he collaborated with Wong Kar Wai, became a hit, he invested with another 40 million in another movie Days of Being Wild, Part 1 & Part II . Part 1 however was seriously overdraft, box office was not ideal, Alan suffered great loss, no Part II was filmed subsequently.
Days of Being Wild brought honor to Wong Kar Wai who was voted Best Director. Alan ever mentioned, "If my investment in Days of Being Wild were to put in shares, I would be a multi millionaire, but I had no regret with my decision at that time. "
Wong Kr Wai, Alan & Andy in Days of Being Wild
Days of Being Wild became a classic, starred Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Jacky Cheung, Carina Lau, Tony Leung, Andy Lau
SOURCE: WEN WEI PO
FUND RAISING ACTIVITY OCCUPIES THREE FOOTBALL FIELD
ARTISTES FROM HK JAPAN KOREA AND INDONESIA JOINT-HAND IN SUPPORT
Eric Tsang revealed yesterday that the fund raising activity for Japan is set to be on April 1, it will be held at Victoria Park & occupies 3 football fields, the place can accommodate 20,000 people. Every single person who enters will donate a minimum of HK$20. 220 hot lines will be set up, 20 lines are in Japanese for the local Japanese.
Other than local artistes, from Japan is Masatoshi Nakamura, local singers Sen Masao, AKB48 & Weng Qian Yu,, from Korea Wondergirl & Indonesia Serena.
SOURCE: SIN-CHEW DAILY
TOGETHER WITH WIFE AT THE AIRPORT
ANDY DID NOT DODGED CAMERAS
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
ANDY BACK TO HK
HIS WIFE USED HAND TO PROTECT TUMMY
Andy & wife was back to HK at around 10 pm 2 nights ago. Both wore jackets, Carol wore a mask, 50 over reporters & many fans waited for their arrival. Andy held Carol's hand throughout, Carol who was rumored to be pregnant used her hand to protect her tummy.
When asked why he did not get down the car to pray to his father-in-law, he took a glance at the reporters & kept mum. Later on he showed a smile & reminded them to be careful. The two continued to walk to the car park, surrounded by reporters, it was rather chaotic. Fans kept calling out to him. They went back home to rest after that.
At about 10pm, Andy & his wife were back to HK, a large group of media were present. With mask on, Carol in a loose fitting dress kept her head low throughout, with her hard on her tummy sometimes, indeed not sure if she is as rumored pregnant.
Andy protected her to the fullest, other than holding her hand tightly, he used his body to shield her away from the crowd, so that his wife would not get hurt.
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
RE ENACTED ONCE-IN-A CENTURY HAND-IN-HAND SCENE IN MALAYSIA
ANDY AND CAROL DID NOT GET DOWN FROM THE CAR AT THE QING MING PRAYER
SOURCE: SING TAO/HEADLINE NEWS
SOURCE: SIN-CHEW DAILY
ANDY LOVINGLY PROTECT HIS WIFE ALL THE WAY AT THE AIRPORT
Andy & Carol again used the swiftest method to be present at the KL International airport together. Loving his wife intensely he was seen by her right side throughout the journey to protect her, so very caring!
They took 5:40 pm CX0724 flight, used the special VIP route to clear the customs, & board the business class back to HK.
The couple again took the same Mercedes to the airport, after alighting from the car they went to the special passage way, the journey took only one minute.
On seeing media, Andy & his wife who had hair tied appeared very cold & steady, when the media asked why they did not get down the car in the morning, Andy's face suddenly turned emotionless.
He was on his wife right side all the time, protecting her, letting her walked next to the wall, so that the media would not bump into her.
After that when he saw the relatives & friends helped to shield them from the media, he appeared more at ease, he smiled, said, "Just them take photos!"
On seeing some reporters almost had a fall, he heartwarmingly told them to be careful.
Not until he turned into the special passage way, he held his wife's hand, & let her went in first, very protective to her in the whole journey.
Andy was in an all white ensemble while Carol was seen with white & black, the attire was the same as those who wore to the graveyard, appear to be in unity. Carol having the full protection of Andy, makes one feels how blissful she is!
It was rumored earlier that Carol was pregnant, but there was no tummy bulge, it clears the doubt. Carol's sister & husband were with them to HK on the same flight.
SOURCE: SINCHEW DAILY
Malaysian & HK media staked out at the cemetery
The car came right to the grave, but still car door were not opened
After turning two rounds, still did not get out of the car
Zhu family member took pic of the reporters
the girl is suspected to be Andy's daughter
Only when everything was ready the children with masks on were told to join the prayer, a small boy aged around 7 was very alert, he even used his hands to hide his face
SOURCE: CHINA PRESS
ANDY AND CAROL DARED NOT GET DOWN THE CAR TO PRAY
The two 'rumored-children' of Andy, a girl & a boy with masks were seen following the seniors members of Zhu family praying
Andy & Carol were finally spotted on Tuesday morning at the Kuala Lumpur Hokkien Graveyard.
They had wanted to pray to his parents-in-law together with the descendents of Zhu family, but due to the presence of paparazzi, the couple were forced to hide in the car without getting down, they had to view from far, in their way of conveying their respect on this Qing Ming festival!
Andy had planed to go back to HK on Monday, but secretly he changed his flight, he stayed on in Malaysia, raising further suspect that he would be going for Qing Ming praying.
They appeared at around 7:30 am on Tuesday, the Zhu family went in 4 cars, Andy & Carol were seen in a blue 7-seater Mercedes.
They wanted to get down but on seeing reporters staking out near to the grave, they delayed & delayed!
After half an hour of delay, more & more reporters came. The Merc car drove away from the grave, they circled two round at the cemetery before they were back again, but still door were kept tightly shut
Though he has admitted to be the son-in-law of Malaysia, Andy just turned circles at the cemetery for 40 minutes, this action is vexing.
Other than Andy & Carol, there were 10 of the other people, 6 adults & 4 children who wore masks. All were dressed in white to pay respects.
Of the 6 adults, other than Andy & Carol who were absent, Carol's sister Zhu Li Hua & husband were present. The others were believed to be the body guards of Zhu family or Andy, they stayed guarding the graves.
The food used for praying were mainly fruits & vegetarian food, also brought along were stuff for praying, after buring them for 20 minutes they left for home. A white saloon before leaving put up a V sigh to the reporter, was there any meaning to it?
It was said Andy would take 5:40 flight back to HK.
Promo in Malaysia
SOURCE: SIN CHEW DAILY
REPORTER CRAFITILY ASKED HIS IN-LAW'S FAMILY
ANDY WAS SPEECHLESS
Since after the promotion of Shaolin in January, Andy was again back to Malaysia for the promotion of Osim uDivine massage chair.
He said that even before he endorsed the product he was already a loyal supporter, at home in HK he has 2 for his parents, while he likes the romantic heart-warming blue color the most, he is worried people will snatch the color he likes, he too has a red one that follows him when he travels, green color is his lucky color, there are 5 colrs to choose from!
Indeed an up to the mark spokesman!
He revealed proudly that the boss of Osim takes it that no one can overtakes his heavenly status, with words, 'All the others are not Heavenly King' made him gave his nod immediately to Osim, he quipped Osim slogan "Not everyone can be Heavenly King! "
After the activity he had a fan club gathering with his fans at the hotel next door.
Andy was in a holiday mood & very chatty, though he had just visited Malaysia in January, the mall was packed to the brim with people, the host on seeing Andy lost her composure, she forgot her lines & needed Andy to come to her rescue.
Not sure if she was too excited, she kept stepping further back of the stage, Andy gently pushed her back to the front, she was so excited that she yeled, "Andy touched me!"
On seeign that she was all sweaty, Andy passed her tissue paper, she was so happy that she told fans not to get jealous!
Andy was meticulous, when he saw 2 bottles of mineral water on the table, he immediately passed them over to his assistants, "I am promoting another product, I canot have this on the stage!"
SOURCE: ZAO PAO
LOCAL GU-GU TOUCHING REVEALATION
ANDY SIMPLY REFUSED TO TALK ON CAROL
Heavenly King was in Singapore for the promotion of Osim massage product which he endorses. He did not mention a word on his wife Carol, strictly keeping to his usual way of staying private.
At the press con in the shopping center he mentioned that personally he likes blue colored chair the most, his father prefers grey color, while his mother likes pearl ¨Cwhite, leaving out the most important person in his life, local reporter daringly challenge his limit of privacy, asked,
"How about your wife?"
He gave an immediate answer, "This I shall tell you in private¡"
The reporter followed by asking him on baby, this again is his sensitive spot, he answered, "This shall be left for the deeper level of interview."
But the topic on women was first brought up by him. The product he endorses is called Heavenly Chair, he praised that the massage has excellent effect, it was as if a person was hidden in it, when host wanted to find out that hidden person, he quipped,
" Please don¡¯t bring out the lady hidden by me!"
At the activity, Osim picked 30 'Super Mommies' from the customers, they stood in a row on the stage, ready to hug & have photo taken with their idol. Andy was soon submerged in the sea of lipsticks. The mommies wore red tee shirts with words 'My Super Mommy' on it, Heavenly king all of a sudden had 30 mommies, who had some fun with him.
Andy in a very good mood, he too made fun of the host, when he answered questions on looking young, he said the secret was sleeping, the host said she too takes care of having enough sleep, still she does not have the good look,
Said Andy, "You sleep.. but you do not follow me¡ I mean learn from me !"
He then laughed heartily with the fans who roared with laughter. Heavenly King is too cheeky!
Super Mommies had time to say a few words to Andy, one mommy witnessed by 2,000 fans made her revelation,
"Andy, now is 2011, but you¡¯re the forever Yang Guo of in the 80s, I am your gu-gu! I have waited for you 32 years!"
On hearing such touching revelation, it is no wonder Andy refused to say a word on Carol!
"Andy, you're foirever the Yang Guo of the 80s, I'm your gu-gu! You let me wait for 32 years!"
"Gu-gu, you better find your gu-zhang(uncle), I already have Little Carol!"
(Promo in Malaysia)
Malaysian son-in-law Andy Lau was back to Malaysia for the promo of OSIM massage chair of which he endorses.
He introduced to all uDivine chair, & shared with them happily on his experience with the chair, said, "In my home in HK I have 2 of this chair, one is grey & the other is pearl white in color. They are for my father & mother.¡± After hearing this, the media asked, "Do you also have one in your home in Malaysia?"
At first Andy pretended he did not hear it & refused to answer, when the host repeated the question for him, he appeared to be in shock, then he answered,
"Thank you for your question, I know your direction of thought, this question is very special, it concerns family, I will not answer. So hope that from now on do not ask or mention things on family or family matter or members." He was smiling throughout as he answered, & was very friendly.
He who has seen big scenes even teased the reporter who asked the question, "We shall see if there is a chance for a private interview, then we talk about it again!" His humorous way of answering won cheers from his fans.
The media asked, "How long will you stay in Malaysia? After this where are you going?"
Andy again avoided topic on how long he will stay, he picked on what to answer,
" Malaysia is the last station, in April I will have my concert in China, in July or August I will film a movie by Johhnie To" he kept mum on family issues.
SOURCE: MING PAO
ANDY NOT TALKING ON FAMILY MATTER
Andy was in Malaysia for the promo of the massage chair he endorses. This is the second time he was back to Malaysia after he openly declared his status as a Malaysian son-in-law.
A thousand over fans were present to show their support.
As he introduced the chair on the stage, he said he has 2 of these at home, they are for his father & mother. They like to sit on the chairs, & can fall asleep when watching TV.
When the reporter asked if his home in Malaysia has a massage chair, he smiled & said the question was very special, he will not answere any question on his home, & pleaded them not to interfere with family matter. The teasing answer was in a friendly manner, fans clapped to cheer.
He specially told his fans that he knows they all love him, he feels blissful, & he will live well.
After the activity in Malaysia he will be back to HK to take part in the fund-raising activity for Japan tsunami on April 1.
On April 7 he will start shooting a movie directed by Johnnie To. (?)
AUNTIE WAITED 23 YEARS TO HUG ANDY
ANDY REJECTS NO ONE
(promo in SG)
In front of 2000 fans, Andy avoided talking on wife & on having descendents. He was in Singapore on the 25th to sell Heavenly Chair, & was 'ambushed' by auntie fans who held him by the waist, bear-hugged him, taking 'advantage' of him!
Yesterday (March 26) Andy as endorser of OSIM uDivine Heavenly Massage chair was @ Vivo City.
He had a media interview on the spot, close to 2,000 fans turned up to watch.
Andy kept his smiles throughout, when the reporter asked his taboo topics on wife & baby, he did not get worked up, he talked sweetly to them, "This question I shall have a chat with you in private, please do not ask!"
Andy is the spokesman of Osim uDivine chair in China, HK, TW, Malaysia & Singapore it was rumored that he was paid a sum of S$ 2 million over. He is indeed responsible, other than diligently promoting the chair, he took part in Osim Heavenly Mommy contest. The top 30 aunties got a chance to have photos taken with him on the stage.
On the stage, some aunties during photo taking took the opportunity to hold him by the waist, one of them called herself Gu-gu, she quipped self-indulgently that Andy is the one in her heart, Yang Guo, & even said,
"Little Dragon waited for you 16 years, I waited for you 32 years!" Before she left the stage she asked for a hug, Andy was in extremely good mood, he rejected no one, the other aunties on seeing this, all asked for hugs, all had wish granted.
Heavenly King also has worries that he will become not popular one day, but he had never thought he would become a Heavenly Kign one day, said, "Everyday I had this feeling, because there will be a day when I become not popular, just like there will be a day when one falls sick, there are ups & downs, as long as one understands, there is no problem."
In circle so many years, the insight he has today is ' If I am not good today, I try harder, what you put in today represents your tomorrow.'
The big earthquake in Japan 2 weeks ago gave him new insight, "Now we shoudl pay more attention to the friends around us, hope those around us are happy, this is most important."
After 30 years in the circle, on the future 30 years, he answered simply, "The future 30 years will be my blissful 30 years."
Andy took picture with 30 mommies
All these years Andy insisted on living with his parents, his parents find him quite a 'nuisance', & asked, "When are you going to be independent?"
He is famous for being filial to his parents, coming to be 50 this year, he insisted on staying with them, said, "I am more traditional, I was born in a village, by age of 6 we left the village, after that we stayed in a poor area, our relationship is always very good, actually I have stayed with them for a very long time¡
Many people asked me why I am still staying with my parents, am I not vexed, in actual fact, it is my parents find me a nuisance!"
He added, "As I always wear a singlet & shorts at home, they could not get their friends to come, so always complain they do not have their own space, & always ask me to give them space, haha. "