Handsomeness alone just isn’t sufficient! — Kang Hyung-seok wanted to realize 5kg to get his position within the movie AJOOMMA

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South Korean actor Kang Hyung-seok deliciously loved consuming and efficiently gained 5kg for the filming of the Singapore-South Korea film, AJOOMMA. 

In a press convention lately held for the film, He Shuming – the director – stated that he initially pictured the position of the tour information – performed by Kang Hyung-soek – with a unique look. Nevertheless, when he noticed the actor, he first considered how good-looking he’s and requested if he was keen to realize weight for the movie. 

The 30-year-old admitted that he had no prior expertise of needing to realize weight for a venture again then. 

“In actual fact, my thought at the moment was ‘Nice’, as a result of I may eat the scrumptious meals I wished and drink beer with out hesitation,” he stated. 

Kang Hyung-seok efficiently gained weight of about 5kg and was in a position to act as one of many AJOOMMA casts. Nevertheless, he must eliminate the extra physique fats as quickly as doable for his subsequent shoot. 

Apart from the load acquire, the actor additionally exhibited his expertise in talking Mandarin. He talked about that he practised the language rather a lot together with his instructor earlier than filming started, however since he has not spoken Mandarin for thus lengthy, he made errors more often than not. 

When requested when he’ll proceed to be taught to talk Chinese language, he said: “This movie has additionally develop into a chance for me to be taught this language once more. After I studied whereas capturing, I additionally had new concepts. I hope I can proceed to attempt totally different characters, films and performs in Mandarin” 

AJOOMMA has 4 nominations on the 2022 Golden Horse Awards: Greatest New Director and Greatest Authentic Screenplay for Singaporean director He Shuming, and Greatest Supporting Actor for Korean star Jung Dong-Hwan. The awarding ceremony of winners can be occurring on Nov 19, 2022. 

Extra so, the movie can be Singapore’s choose and entry to the ninety fifth Academy Awards (Oscars) in 2023 below the class of Greatest Worldwide Movie. The ultimate nomination announcement can be on Jan 24, 2023, and the primary Oscars ceremony occasion will happen on March 12, 2023. 

AJOOMMA is a Singaporean-South Korean film a few widow who tries to seek out her life’s which means on a solo journey to South Korea. It premiered on the twenty seventh Busan Worldwide Movie Competition and was the third Singaporean film to be performed on the competition – following Eric Khoo’s ‘Mee Pok Man’ in 1995 and Royston Tan’s ‘15’ in 2003. 

In Singapore, AJOOMMA was launched in cinemas final Oct 27, 2022, by means of Golden Village Footage. 

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