Every year we await the most pivotal moment of an actor's career, an award ceremony. These are the days when actors and actresses don designer clothes and gowns and we learn of the latest trends in the industry. We watch everything from fashion malfunctions and moments of glory on our devices hoping to one day meet our favorite stars or at least look the part or simply just to enjoy the extravaganza. Either way, actresses go above and beyond to look breathtaking for award shows, and here is a list of top 10 Chinese actresses who stole the show with their outfits at award functions.
1. Ni Ni
Ni Ni is a celebrated Chinese actress who was dubbed one of the esteemed New Four Dan Actresses of China. Ni Ni has starred in films like The Flowers of War, Love and Destiny, Bride Wars, and Shock Wave 2 among others. Ni Ni sported a gorgeous moss green ombre gown to the 2021 Golden Rooster Awards.
2. Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Ziyi is a celebrated Chinese model and actress who has featured in The Road Home, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, House of Flying Daggers, Memoirs of a Geisha, and The Grandmaster among others. Zhang had donned a floral weave black frock for the 50th Golden Horse Awards.
3. Gong Li
Gong Li is a famous Chinese actress who has starred in films like Farewell My Concubine, Raise the Red Lantern, Ju Dou, Chinese Box, Curse of the Golden Flower, Zhou Yu's Train, To Live among others. Gong Li wore this gorgeous gown during her controversial appearance at the 51st Golden Horse Awards.
4. Zhao Liying
Zhao Liying is a celebrated Chinese actress who is best known for shows like The Journey of Flower, Princess Agents, Legend of Fei, Boss & Me, The Mystic Nine, King of Nanyue Kingdom, The Girl in Blue among others. Liying was clad in a stunning sky blue tulle gown with a sweetheart neckline for the 30th Golden Eagle Awards.
5. Ju Jingyi
Ju Jingyi is an actress and former member of the girl group SNH48. Jingyi has featured in shows like Please Give Me a Pair of Wings, In a Class of Her Own, Legend of Yunxi, Love Under the Full Moon among others. Jingyi wore a golden gown with deep red sleeves for the Magnolia Awards in 2021.
6. Dilraba Dilmurat
Dilraba Dilmurat is a Chinese actress best known for The Sound of Desert, Legend of Ban Shu, The Flame's Daughter, Eternal Love of Dream, Swords of Legends, Legend of Ban Shu, You Are My Glory, among others. Dilraba looked like a queen in this floral gown and tiara which she donned during the Tencent Video Star Awards 2020.
7. Li Bingbing
Li Bingbing is a celebrated Chinese actress who is best known for her roles in shows like Seventeen Years, Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame, A World Without Thieves, The Message among others. Li Bingbing wore an 80s themed black and white showstopper for the 69th Cannes Film Festival.
8. Zhou Xun
Zhou Xun, dubbed one of the elite Four Dan Actresses, has starred in films like Women Who Flirt, All About Women, The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, The Eleventh Chapter, A West Lake Moment among others. Zhou was spotted wearing a glamourous ombre blue gown for the 17th Huading Awards.
9. Liu Shishi
Liu Shishi is a celebrated Chinese actress best known for her roles in Sound of the Desert, The Imperial Doctress, The Fairies of Liaozhai, Lost Love in Times, A Weaver on the Horizon, Scarlet Heart among others. During the 19th Busan Film Festival, Liu donned a golden silk number that stole the show.
10. Liu Yifei
Liu Yifei, dubbed Fairy Sister, is a Chinese actress known for her roles in The Assassins, For Love or Money, The Third Way of Love, The Love Winner, Once Upon a Time, The Chinese Widow among others. Yifei donned an elaborate pink gown with ruffles for the 7th Beijing Film Festival.