Condor Heroes stars tie the knot

Taiwanese star Michelle Chen and Chinese actor Chen Xiao married early this month in China.
Taiwanese star Michelle Chen and Chinese actor Chen Xiao married early this month in China.PHOTO: WWW.WEIBO.COM

BEIJING • Dressed in traditional Chinese wedding costumes, Taiwanese star Michelle Chen, 33, and Chinese actor Chen Xiao, 29, kicked off their wedding celebrations at the Yanqi Hotel on the banks of the scenic Yanqi Lake outside Beijing city centre yesterday morning.

Their romance began after they starred as lovers Little Dragon Girl and Yang Guo in 2014-2015's The Romance Of The Condor Heroes.

They married in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei on July 5 and announced that the bride was pregnant.

The bridesmaids included actresses Joe Chen and Gillian Chung. The groomsmen included Zheng Guolin, who played Guo Jing in the Condor Heroes series.

A wedding feast for about 300 guests was to be held last night.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 20, 2016, with the headline 'Condor Heroes stars tie the knot'. Print Edition | Subscribe