Renowned actor Cha Tae Hyun from South Korea met with Vietnamese fans in Ho Chi Minh City December 7 at the premiere of his latest movie “Scandal Makers.”
|Korea renowned actor Cha Tae Hyun (R) and actress Ngo Thanh Van|
He arrived on December 6 to promote the comedy at Lotte Cinema in District 7, as well as to attend the 16th Vietnam Film Festival taking place December 7-12. The congenial actor spoke with excited fans as they took photos of Hyun and Vietnamese actress Ngo Thanh Van, who also attended the premiere.
The Korean movie star was surprised he had such a fan club in Vietnam.
“I wasn’t expecting so many Vietnamese admirers,” Hyun said. “I was extremely moved to be welcomed by fans at the airport yesterday.”
The actor said that if offered the chance, he would love to play a role in a Vietnamese film. Hyun said he was familiar with several Vietnamese directors and would like to work with them.
Born in 1976 in Seoul, Hyun is also a television actor and singer. He shot to fame across Asia after landing a starring role in the 2001 romantic comedy “My Sassy Girl”.
Hyun has won many awards over the years including the Audience Choice honor at the 2003 Blue Dragon Film Awards, the Promising Star award at the 2000 SBS Actors Awards, and Rookie of the Year at the SBS Actors Awards and MBC Actors Awards in 1999.