The 2nd Asian Film Awards (AFA) were presented on March 17 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, in conjunction with the 32nd Hong Kong International Film Festival.

Korean movie “Secret Sunshine” (밀양; Milyang) is the biggest winner with 3 major awards (complete list). Below are some pics from the event…

Tony Leung and Jeon Do-yeon at Asian Film Awards 2008
Hong Kong actor Tony Leung (best actor) and Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon (best actress)

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Rain is one of Korea’s most popular pop stars. Rain is popular with his muscular figure and sizzling dance moves. Besides his successful music career, Rain has achieved decent results in acting as well.

Korean pop star Rain
Picture of Rain

Rain Profile

Name: Jung Ji-hoon, Rain
Korean name: 정지훈
Nickname: Bi (means rain in Korean; 비)
DOB: June 25, 1982
Birth place: Seoul, Korea
Height: 184cm
Blood type: O
Profession: Singer and actor

(Also known as Ji-hoon Jung, Pi, Jung Ji-hun, Jeong Ji-hun)

Rain Biography

Rain started his entertainment career in teenage with boyband Fanclub, but the group didn’t achieve good results and was disbanded.

Rain didn’t want to give up on his music career, and went for lots of auditions before being accepted as a trainee with JYP Entertainment. Rain worked as a backup dancer while learning the skills to become a pop star under the guidance of his singer-boss Park Jin-young.

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