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Jun 4, 2019

Nicholas first stepped onto the entertainment scene as a singer at the age of 16 in 1996. Two years later, Nicholas filmed his first movie “Young and Dangerous: The Prequel” and won “Best New Performer” at the 18th Hong Kong Film Awards. At the age of 21, Nicholas received the “World’s Best Chinese Artist Award” at the World Music Awards in 2002, making him the youngest Chinese awardee. In 2003, Nicholas founded “Post Production Office”, which was the pioneer computer graphic and special effects group in China, before gradually reaching and expanding his business to real estate, catering, and entertainment. In 2010, Nicholas won the Best Actor in the 30th Hong Kong Film Awards for his role in the movie “The Stool Pigeon”, making him the first from his era of actors born in the 80s to receive such an honorable award. Since his acting debut, Nicholas has filmed nearly 50 movies so far. 

In addition to his career in music and movie, Nicholas showcased his passion and talent in cooking with the creation of TV show “Chef Nic” in 2014. At the age of 36, he was honored as the first-ever “Friend of Michelin” in 2016.

Moderated by James Tao.

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