Sep 8, 2016
A mere coincidence or a prophecy that came true?
Shu Qi was among the famous Hong Kong stars who attended his funeral on Sep 1 that year.
For years, she didn't manage to find that special someone to walk down the aisle with despite reports of romantic links with a string of dashing stars like Leon Lai, Chang Chen, Shawn Yue and Wang Leehom.
Then out of the blue last Saturday, Shu Qi and Fung announced that they had tied the knot two days earlier on Sep 1, which happened to be the anniversary of White Dragon King's funeral.
It was so coincidental, said the source, who suggested that the actress could have chosen the date as a way to express her thanks to him for his advice and blessings.
The couple got hitched officially in Prague, where Fung was directing her in The Adventurers, a movie also starring Jean Reno and Andy Lau.
Penned by Fung, the press statement of the newlyweds said: "We've known each other for 20 years and been in love for four years. I've married her unreservedly. Yes, we've decided to be entangled with each other for life."
A soft-porn actress before conquering the hearts of a wider audience with mainstream Chinese movies in the past two decades, Shu Qi reportedly became a devout Buddhist 10 years ago.
She chanted sutras regularly and had a bountiful collection of prayer beads given by friends, reported SPH website Omy.
There was a period when she would keep a copy of a sutra in her handbag as if it was her constant companion. Now that she has found true love, she probably has Fung to lean on for most things.