The Straits Times
Published on Jan 01, 2013

The tasty perks of working with Chow Yun Fat


Working with Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun Fat has its privileges for his fellow actors, and not just the obvious ones of learning from the veteran.

His wife, Singaporean Jasmine Tan, would visit the set of The Last Tycoon with food such as fruits and pineapple buns for the everyone, recalls China actress Yolanda Yuan.

Professionally, of course, nothing beats studying at the feet of someone whom she has admired from childhood.

Yuan, 35, says: "I was a little nervous at the start of filming as he was someone I idolised as a young girl."