Malaysian director Lau Kok-rui, who won 2 Golden Horse awards last month, marries Hong Kong sweetheart


Malaysian director Lau Kok-rui, who won two Golden Horse awards for Best New Director and Best Original Screenplay with The Sunny Side Of The Street last month, has formally tied the knot together with his fiancee, Mavis.

Local singer Karen Kong broke the information on Sunday (Dec 5) with a gaggle picture of herself with the wedded couple in addition to one other Malaysian-born artiste Fish Liew.

Kong’s Facebook publish learn: “Congratulations to director Lau Kok-rui. This is double happiness. You won two Golden Horse awards. Now you’re married to the very best, most considerate and exquisite spouse, Mavis. Wishing you each a lifetime of affection and happiness.”

Lau beforehand teased about his marriage with Mavis – who hails from Hong Kong – throughout the celebration banquet on the 59th Golden Horse Awards.

He additionally thanked her onstage after receiving his trophies.

The 32-year-old filmmaker advised Sin Chew that his spouse saved him going throughout his hardest moments.

“I’m so grateful to have Mavis by my side all these years. I initially wanted to give up on making movies, but she encouraged me to continue working on my craft even though she isn’t a filmmaker,” he stated.

Lau shared that his household attended the marriage registration in Hong Kong. At the second, he has no plans on returning to Malaysia to carry the marriage ceremony.