The Hanoitimes - Two beauties of Vietnamese and South Korea showbiz, Chi Pu and Chaeyeon, have appeared in many South Korea newspapers.
Vietnamese actress Chi Pu and South Korea singer Chaeyeon meet during Chaeyeon’s visit to Vietnam for the film, ‘Love again’. Photos of the two have appeared in many South Korea newspapers and magazines. Chi Pu’s beauty was even compared with that of top South Korea actress Jeon Ji Hyun.
Photos of the two have appeared in many Korean newspapers and magazines.
In 2016, Chi Pu, a rising star in Vietnamese showbiz, was named winner of the Rising Star Award at the 2016 Asia Artist Awards in South Korea. The 23-year-old singer-turned-actress is known for her role in the 2015 Vietnamese film Yeu (Love) by director Viet Max, in which she co-starred with her real-life partner Gil Le to tell the story of a lesbian romance that developed from childhood friendship.
Apart from acting, Chi Pu is also known for her directing and co-producing other movies. In 2014, Chi Pu produced and held the lead role in the short film Co gai tren tang thuong (Rooftop Girl) which went on to be nominated for Best Short Film at the year’s Golden Kite Awards presented by the Vietnam Cinema Association.
Chi Pu poses for a photo at the 2016 Asia Artist Awards in Seoul, South Korea, November 16, 2016.
Chi Pu also wrote the screenplay, directed, and starred in the Vietnamese series Tinh day toi thay minh trong ai (Wake Up), which has been released on YouTube since the beginning of this year.
The hit series landed Chi Pu’s name amongst the ranks of influential Vietnamese artists with a fan base admiring her talent and unrelenting efforts to prove her worth. The 2016 Asia Artist Awards is Chi Pu’s first international recognition since her 2009 debut.