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"A Fist Within Four Walls" Reigns Supreme at Starhub TVB Awards

By Freddy  /  23 Oct 2016 (Sunday)
Martial arts drama, A Fist Within Four Walls, pulled no punches at the seventh edition of Starhub TVB Awards. The highly-rated drama - which starred Ruco Chan and Nancy Wu as a bickering duo who eventually fell in love with each other - bagged a total of seven accolades including My Favourite TVB Drama, My Favourite TVB Actor and Actress, My Favourite On-Screen Couple, My Favourite TVB Male and Female Characters, as well as My Favourite TVB Theme Song.

For their notable acting chops A Fist Within Four Walls, Ruco and Nancy clinched the highly coveted My Favourite TVB Actor and My Favourite TVB Actress awards respectively. With this third consecutive win, Ruco sealed his position as a bona fide actor in the hearts of Singaporean audiences. Meanwhile, this way Nancy’s first time winning the My Favourite TVB Actress Award in Singapore - an affirmation of her standout performance as a feisty landlady in the drama. Together with rising stars, Benjamin Yuen and Grace Wong. Ruco and Nancy also garnered the My Favourite Onscreen Couple awards for their electrifying onscreen chemistry.

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Highly-regarded actor, Wayne Lai, was the co-winner of the My Favourite TVB Actor award, sharing the top accolade with Ruco. As the protagonist in Short End of the Stick, Wayne’s performance as a eunuch, won him critical acclaim regionally, Raymond Cho who was also cast as a eunuch in the same drama, snagged the My Favourite TVB Supporting Actor for his convincing portrayal as the feminine Sai Gai. Nailing the part of Sai Gai’s cross-dressing wife to perfection, Rosina Lam bagged the well-deserved My Favourite TVB Supporting Actress award.

Edging out keen competition such as Benjamin Yuen, Eliza Sam and Sisley Choi, Ali Lee and Mat Yeung snagged the TVB Most Improved Artiste awards; while the Best New TVB Artiste awards went to Moon Lau and Matthew Ho. Moon showcased her acting prowess as the rebellious and mischievous daughter of the triad leader in A Fist Within Four Walls. Although Matthew was cast in supporting roles in Blue Veins and Brother’s Keeper II, his credible acting and boyish good looks left a lasting impression on viewers, propelling him into the spotlight.

The star-studded awards presentation hosted by crowd-favourites Carol Cheng and FAMA, a popular hip-hop duo, was held at the Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands. The stellar line-up of over 2- artistes included the likes of Bobby Au-Yeung, Alice Chan and Kenneth Ma. Singapore's latest singing sensation, Nathan Hartono, as well as singers Andy Hui and Kit Chan also graced the event as performing artistes. TVB's reigning king and queen, Ruco and Nancy stole the show when they performed a duet to the well-loved theme song, Never Know You Are The Best from A Fist Within Four Walls

A telecast of the StarHub TVB Awards 2016 will be aired on 29 October via TVB First (StarHub TV Channel 860) in its original Cantonese language. The production will also be made available in Mandarin on VV Drama (StarHub TV Channel 855) on 5 November and E City (StarHub TV Channel 111/825) on 12 November.

The full list of winners is as follows:

My Favourite TVB Actress
Nancy Wu

My Favourite TVB Actor
Ruco Chan
Wayne Lai

My Favourite TVB Female
Kristal Tin
Mandy Wong
Alice Chan
Grace Wong
Selena Li
Tracy Chu

My Favourite TVB Male
Edwin Siu
Benjamin Yuen
Moses Chan
Kenneth Ma
Bobby Au Yeung
Vincent Wong

My Favourite TVB Drama
A Fist Within Four Walls

Most Improved TVB Artiste
Ali Lee
Mat Yeung

My Favourite TVB Supporting Actress

Rosina Lam

My Favourite TVB Supporting Actor
Raymond Cho

Best New TVB Artiste
Moon Lau
Matthew Ho

My Favourite TVB Onscreen Couple
Ruco Chan & Nancy Wu
Benjamin Yuen & Grace Wong

My Favourite TVB Variety Programme
Eating Well with Madam Wong in Singapore

My Favourite TVB Infotainment Programme
Not Far But Away Sr. 2

My Favourite TVB Variety Show Host
Carol Chen & FAMA

My Favourite TVB Theme Song
Never Know You Are The Best
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