10th October 2021 – (Hong Kong) Today marks the birthday of the late singer Anita Mui who would have been 58 this year. Hong Kong veteran actor Tony Leung who was in Marvel’s Shang-Chi posted a picture of himself with Anita Mui and his wife Carina Lau to commemorate her birthday.
Anita Mui Yim-fong was a Hong Kong singer and actress making major contributions to the Cantopop music scene and receiving numerous awards and honours. She remained an idol throughout her career, and is regarded as a Cantopop diva. She was dubbed as the “daughter of Hong Kong” and is considered one of the most iconic Cantopop singers.
On 5th September 2003, Mui publicly announced that she had cervical cancer, from which her sister had also died. She held a series of eight shows at the Hong Kong Coliseum from 6th–11th November and 14th –15th November 2003, which were to be her last concerts before her death.