Mr. Andy Lau Tak Wah
Actor, singer and film producer, Andy Lau is one of the most popular actors-cum-singers in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He entered the entertainment business as a student in TVB’s actors training school and became popular with the TV series “The Emissary” (1982). That same year, he starred in Ann Hui’s “Boat People”(1982) which bombshelled his way to fame and popularity. He has since then taken part in over a hundred films which include “Running out of Time” (1999), “A Simple Life” (2012) for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Hong Kong Film Awards. In 2004, the film “Running on Karma” (2003), which won him Best Actor Awards in both the Hong Kong Film Awards and the Hong Kong Film Critics Society. Lau’s popular film titles include “As Tears Go By” (1988), “A Moment of Romance” (1990), “Full Throttle” (1995) and “Infernal Affairs” (2002). In 1991, Lau founded Teamwork Motion Pictures Limited and produced films like "Savior of the Soul" (1991), etc. In 1997, Lau produced the independent film "Made in Hong Kong" (1997) directed by Fruit Chan, which won many awards, both Hong Kong and worldwide. In 2002, he founded the Focus Films Limited and began investing in small scale melodrama productions and actively groomed young talented fi
lm directors. Among his successful investments was Mainland film director Ning Hao’s “Crazy Stone” (2006) and Hong Kong production “Gallants” (2010) directed by Derek Kwok and Clement Cheng.