Leon Lai's Charity Concert

Leon Lai held a one-night charity concert at the Hong Kong Star Hall.  Because he has only held a one-night concert after a gap of two years, tickets were sold out and the Hall was full to its capacity.  Fans were uncontrollable and Leon had to return...

October 2008 Newsa Summary

October 10th Gaile Lai at one of her show, mentioned that Leon is afraid of cockcroaches. Asked how they deal with it. Gaile said she will normally suck them up with a vacuum cleaner whilst Leon will be in charge of watching the trail of the...

'Thinking of You' MV

Thinking of You A behind-the-scene snips of Leon. Watch the cute shots and expression which you don't normally see.

'Mei Lanfang' premieres its MV globally

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi and Hong Kong actor Leon Lai attend the music video premiere of 'Mei Lanfang', director Chen Kaige's upcoming blockbuster, on Tuesday afternoon in Mei Lanfang Grand Theatre, Beijing, October 21, 2008. [Photo: sohu.com] ...

An Embassing Moment for Leon

Leon attended a press conference as Youth Ambassador for Unicef Children Foundation on 10-15-08. The event was held in a golf course in Szsechuan. In the midst of the conference, he had to leave the scene to answer to 'mother's nature'. With his...

Zhang Ziyi, Leon Lai Sing for ‘Mei Lanfang’

For those who can’t wait to see Zhang Ziyi and Leon Lai in “Mei Lanfang,” check out this preview - a promotional music video for the film, starring both stars. The song “You Feel My Love” and its music video were released Tuesday, roughly two...

Leon Lai

Watch Leon over the years 2002 Best Actor Award

Contract Problem

Details on the possible contract issue for movie Mei Lanfang

Mei LanFang Update

Director Chen Kaige has finalized the post-production of movie Mei LanFang starred by Leon Lai and Zhang Ziyi. Though movie Mei LanFang could not be completed in time for entry into the Oscar which is a big regret, it has however passed the China...

Met up with Zhang Ziyi

  For the first time in 9 months, Leon met up with Zhang Ziyi in Beijing on September 5th. They have not met since Zhang completed her part in movie 'Mei Lanfang'  in December 2007. Both are in Beijing to shoot the MV for song in 'Mei...

August Update

August 28th Leon attended a Charity event and with the release of Jill's album, a celebration was held. Leon was asked if Janice was being frozen because she has not released an album for a while. To this, Leon said that he himself should be the one...

Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2008

Leon Lai is one of the judges for the initial Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2008 selection.  This will be held on Saturday, July 19th but the participants were arranged to meet the judges on July 15th.   When asked how would he rate the entries, Leon...

Hong Kong Community Chest Award Ceremony

Leon attended the Award Ceremony for Community Chest in Hong Kong.  The community chest has helped many other smaller charity organizations and there is no boundary as long as there is a necessity.  Leon has helped with  organizing donations for the...

Leon within 25 in Forbes June 30th Publication

In the June 30th Asian Forbes magazine publication, it has listed 25 top chinese performers.  Yeow Ming top the list as a soccer star, and Jet Li came in 3rd.  Leon Lai was the only Hong Kong star that came in within 25 - he was listed 21st.  The other...

Why Leon is picked for role in Mei Lanfang

Mei Lanfang movie has completed filming process. In March 19, 2008, the first poster of the movie has been released.  It was very captivating.  To take on this role, Leon had undergone intense training in posture and eye expression. and when this...

Van Cleef & Arpels Event

May 23, 2008 Gaile attended the Van Cleef & Arpels All new French Kiss series, wearing one of the most exquisite wedding gown and was arranged to wear the most expensive series worth $4M emerald necklace. According to authorities, the...

You won't be Alone

Together with Lam Chek (the lyrics), Mark Lui composed a song (You won't be alone)  for Unicef Children Foundation's 'Szechuan Heal the Wound Effort'. The song was released on June 8th. As Ambassador of the Foundation, Leon started a series of...

Leon and Michelle Reis

Leon and Michelle Reis Appointed Ambassadors for Hong Kong Hong Kong Ambassadors Part 2 Hong Kong Ambassadors Part 3 Hong Kong Ambassadors Part 4

Mainland box office revenue rises 45.3% in Q1

Box office revenue surpassed 800 million yuan (US$115.28 million) for the first time on the Chinese mainland in the first quarter this year, China Film Group Corporation said on its Web site Tuesday. Revenue hit 842.5 million yuan with a...

Activities for Earthquake Victims in Szechuan

Volkswagen HK Ltd/Unicef Effort (5-21-08)   Leon Lai, as ambassador for Unicef Children' Foundation, has accepted donation of $500,000 on behalf of Unicef from Volkswagen HK Ltd to help earthquake victim in Szechuan. There was a...

Mei Baosheng

Read in the news on Monday, May 12, that Mei Lanfang's 4th son - Mei Baosheng -- died due to a long illness at age 83. Though born in a operatic family background, Mei Baosheng did not inherit the art.  He was a senior architect in one of Beijing...

MEI Lan-Fang (1894 - 1961)

This extract gives an understanding of the life of Mei LanFang, the legend whom Leon Lai has undertaken the role in the movie of the same name.  The best known Beijing Opera master ever. A superlative singer, actor and dancer of Beijing Opera...

Biography

Born in Beijing, China as Lai Chit, Leon was the only child in his family who were originally from Meixian(Hakka). His parents divorced when he was four. He migrated with his Malaysian father, Lai Xinsheng to Hong Kong during the Cultural Revolution in...