Zhang Ziyi, Fala Chen and other Asian stars take on the Ice Bucket Challenge

22 August 2014 / 2 years 2 months ago

Zhang Ziyi and Fala Chen are among the host of Chinese celebrities who have taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, to raise awareness about the paralysing disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Videos of the stars pouring ice water over their heads have circulated online,

The idea is for a good cause -- these buckets of ice water apparently mimic the full temporary effect of ALS sufferers.

Other prominent figures who have had a bucket of ice dumped over the heads include Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

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