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September 27 would be Andy Lau Tak Wa's 50th birthday. Two nights ago Wa Jai on Mid Autumn Festival celebrated in advance with fans. Friends Eric Tsang Chi Wai and Chin Kar Lok were hosts, Hacken Lee Hak Kun, Anthony Wong Chau Sun also attended. Yet the most special guest of course was the fresh out of the oven Venice Film Festival Best Actress Deanie Ip Tak Ha. Sister Deanie even gave the Best Actress award to Wa Jai, who thought this award was very meaningful and decided to bring it home to display for two days.
Every year Wa Jai would hold a birthday party and celebrate with fans. This year the atmosphere was particularly warm. Friends Sammi Cheng Sau Man, George Lam Chi Cheung, Sandra Ng Kwan Yu, Gong Li and others did not attend but sent well wish videos. Tsang Chi Wai and Chin Kar Lok even served as hosts as they played CLUB SPARKLE with friends and the topic was "If I was Lau Tak Wa". Hacken joked that if he was Lau Tak Wa, he would buy a recording studio and a television station. Chau Sun said that he would buy Causeway Bay for a day with only his fans on the streets. Then he could go with his wife at will and not be afraid of hidden cameras. Chau Sun also said that fans always called Wa Jai the boss, actually they should call Lau Tak Wa Republic "President" and fans people of the Republic. Chi Wai joked, "If Wa Jai is the President, we are Secretaries." The crowd roared in laughter.
Wa Jai two nights ago also invited his SHAOLIN (SUN SIU LUM JI) co-star Xiaolong to perform flips and splits, fans applauded passionately. Tsang Chi Wai two nights ago kept leading fans in screaming "Love Wa Jai For a Lifetime", which Wa Jai was very touched to hear and got teary eyed. The climax of the evening must be the appearance of "Mama" Ip Tak Han. Sister Deanie brought the Venice Best Actress award to the stage and said that she wanted to give it to Wa Jai. Wa Jai honestly said that it was too much and he could not accept it. In addition this award was too meaningful to Sister Deanie. After going back and forth, Wa Jai accepted it, but would only take it home to display for two days then return it to Sister Deanie. This fresh out of the oven Venice Best Actress even performed STAR. Sister Deanie and Wa Jai's relationship was as close as mother and son. Two nights ago she praised Wa Jai for his hard work. In addition without Wa Jai, A SIMPLE LIFE (TOH JEH) would not have happened. She wished Wa Jai winning the upcoming Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor and Best Picture with the film. Wa Jai also wished "Mama" to keep winning with this film.