The ongoing Wuhan corona virus outbreak does not have an end in sight yet with most recently, the brave whistleblower who alerted China authorities had himself succumbed to death. Shocked and saddened by the news, popular actress Zhang Ziyi prayed tribute to him as she took to Weibo to post about the emotional and heartbreaking message.
Zhang Ziyi is a well-known Chinese model and actress who is marked as one of the “Four Dan” Actresses of the country. She featured in the number of movies like ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’, ‘The Road Home’, ‘Musa’, ‘My Wife is a Gangster 2’, ‘Jasmine Women’, ‘Love for Life’, ‘My Lucky Star’ and ‘The Wasted Times’. She is also famous for her appearances in the movies ‘Hero’, ‘Rush Hour 2’, ‘The Banquet’ and ‘House of Flying Daggers’.
She received 12 different Best Actress awards, most among any Chinese actresses for her critically acclaimed work in ‘The Grandmaster’. Her portrayal in Memoirs of a Geisha earned her a BAFTA Award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role and Screen Actors Guild Award. The beautiful actress is also the ambassador of companies and brands like Omega Watches, Visa, Maybelline, and Garnier. She also works as a spokesperson for a child care organization. She is the Global Ambassador of China’s Special Olympics and image ambassador at the Screen Singapore 2011 film festival.
Zhang Ziyi is 41, born on 9 February 1979 in Beijing, China. She started learning dance at the age of 8 and later joined the Beijing Dance Academy at age 11. She was cast as Gu Changwei in the AIDS-themed movie ‘Love for Life’. Teen People Magazine placed her on the list of ‘25 Hottest Stars Under 25. She married rock musician Wang Feng in 2015 and gave birth to their daughter Wang Xingxing in the December month of the same year