Friday, October 8, 2010

BORN FREE (Mona Fong)

Mona Fong Yat Wah, Lady Shaw is a Hong Kong film and television producer and production manager. A Cantonese born in Shanghai, Mona achieved fame as one of the most popular nightclub singers and recording artists in Singapore and Hong Kong in the 1950s. She often sang English covers of top hits of the time. She is currently the Deputy Chairman and General Manager of Shaw Brothers Studio and Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). She is also the second wife of renowned media mogul Sir Run Run Shaw.
To date, Fong has produced over a hundred films since 1977, the latest of which was Drunken Monkey in 2002. Effective 1 January 2009, she was appointed General Manager of TVB