HONG KONG – Actress Linda Chung has mentioned she was not disenchanted despite the fact that she missed out on TVB Anniversary Awards’ Greatest Actress accoladefor the eleventh time.
Chung, 37, was the new favorite going into the awards on Sunday (Jan 2), as she was extensively counseled for her function as a physician within the medical drama Youngsters’ Lives Matter.
Nevertheless, the prize went unexpectedly to actress Rosina Lam, for her function within the up to date drama Battle Of The Seven Sisters. Chung took dwelling Malaysia’s Most Favorite TVB Actress award.
In interviews with the Hong Kong media after the ceremony, Chung mentioned she was not disenchanted and was grateful she may attend the awards.
The actress, who relies in Canada, added that she didn’t know when she would return to Hong Kong once more.
Chung has been within the Hong Kong leisure business for 17 years.
“The truth is, all of the nominated actors have been my colleagues and mates,” she mentioned. “After performing for therefore a few years, I do know it takes plenty of onerous work to succeed in a secure place, so each actor who wins an award has put in his or her personal effort.”
Hong Kong actor Shaun Tam gained Greatest Actor for his function in thriller drama Take Two, with Battle Of The Seven Sisters successful Greatest Drama Sequence.
The actress mentioned she used to get nervous about awards up to now, however has change into calmer after changing into a mom.
Chung, identified for performing in tv serials comparable to Forensic Heroes (2006), Coronary heart Of Greed (2007) and A Journey Referred to as Life (2008), is married to chiropractor Jeremy Leung. They’ve two kids – Kelly, 5, and Jared, three.
“I’ve learnt to benefit from the present with out sweating and my coronary heart pounding,” she mentioned. “I’m sincerely comfortable for each winner as I really feel I’ve grown additional.”
Nevertheless, many netizens in Hong Kong don’t really feel this manner, with lots of them heading to broadcaster TVB’s social media platforms to say that Chung is extra deserving of the Greatest Actress award.
Greater than 20 of her followers additionally turned up at TVB Metropolis after the ceremony to precise their assist for her, carrying banners of “Our Greatest Actress” and celebrating the event along with her with champagne.
Lam, 34, in successful her first Greatest Actress prize, mentioned that every one the nominated actors have been glorious and any considered one of them can be deserving of the prize.
“I used to be comfortable for Linda when she gained the award (for Malaysia’s favorite actress),” she mentioned. “We loved relationship once we labored collectively on (TV serial) Lacking You 9 years in the past.”