Kenneth Ma was topped Finest Actor for the primary time on the TVB Anniversary Awards 2019 on Sunday, after having been nominated a whopping 12 occasions on the awards.
The 45-year-old actor, who broke up with girlfriend Jacqueline Wong final yr after she was caught in a dishonest scandal with married singer Andy Hui, gained the award for his position as a health care provider in medical drama Huge White Duel.
Ma was given a standing ovation after his ex-girlfriend Nancy Wu, rumoured girlfriend Natalie Tong and actress Ali Lee introduced on stage that he was the Finest Actor winner.
The actor, who has been within the leisure trade for greater than 20 years, mentioned he was shocked by the win and thanked the viewers for his or her reactions after he acquired the trophy.
“I think about myself a winner even when I don’t win, as there are a lot of sturdy contenders this yr,” he mentioned. “I’m fortunate to have acted in Huge White Duel.”
Huge White Duel was one in all TVB’s anniversary dramas final yr and was properly acquired when it was aired in June and July. It additionally gained Finest Drama Sequence and Most Improved Feminine Artist for actress Kelly Cheung.
In the meantime, the Finest Actress award went to Kara Wai for her position as a police chief superintendent in police drama The Defected.
Like Ma, the 59-year-old actress gained the award for the primary time and have become solely the second Hong Kong actress after Carol Cheng to have gained Finest Actress for each tv and movies.
Each Miriam Yeung and Selena Lee gained the Most Well-liked Feminine Character for his or her roles in romantic comedy Surprise Ladies and supernatural drama Barrack O’Karma respectively, the primary time the award was shared in TVB historical past.
This was the primary time Yeung gained on the TVB Anniversary Awards, whereas it was Lee’s first particular person award on the anniversary awards, Ming Pao Every day Information reported.
Actor-singer Pakho Chau gained the Most Well-liked Male Character and Most Well-liked Drama Theme Track for Surprise Ladies. He disclosed after accepting the trophy that he was lately hospitalised for prime fever and needed to be supported by employees whereas leaving the stage.
Veteran actor Lau Dan gained the Lifetime Achievement Award, receiving the award from actress Nancy Sit, his co-star in TV drama A Kindred Spirit (1995 to 1999).
Lau, who celebrated his 76th birthday yesterday and is the daddy of actor Hawick Lau, mentioned this was his first award in 52 years of appearing.
The TVB Anniversary Awards 2019 was initially scheduled to be held final month, however it was postponed to this month as a result of Hong Kong protests. – The Straits Occasions/Asia Information Community