Sun Wukong “Journey to the West” only received 280,000 VND/episode, still not as surprised as this character
Journey to the West is the most famous film in the history of Chinese cinema. However, the amount of money the actors in the film received surprised the audience.
Journey to the west with wide coverage throughout Asia, it tells the story of the journey of defeating demons of 4 teachers and students of Tang Tang who went to ask for sutras. After many years, the characters in the film have become legends in the hearts of fans. Small screen audiences thought that the film was a huge success, so the actors in the film also received the same amount of money. However, the truth is not so because the remuneration they received in those days was very little. According to many sources, the director Journey to the west only have less than 6 million yuan (20 billion dong) in hand for stages such as remuneration for actors, salaries for working staff, and post-production techniques.
Even, every day, employees are only given 5 dime of snack money, the highest salary of Luc Tieu Linh Dong as Sun Wukong is 100 yuan (about 330,000 VND)/episode.
“Sun Wukong” Luc Tieu Linh Dong
Main cast of Journey to the west They also only receive a salary of about 80-100 yuan/episode (about 280,000-355,000 VND/episode in Vietnamese currency) and still have to take on more supporting roles on the screen to save costs. Actor Luc Tieu Linh Dong is a key character, sticking with the crew for 6 years and receiving only a meager salary – 2,000 yuan (about 7.1 million VND) for 25 episodes.
Up to now, after nearly 35 years, the role of Ton Ngo Khong has helped Luc Tieu Linh Dong have a prosperous life. He received many advertising contracts from the image of this role, even published a book about Sun Wukong.
At the age of 63, he still uses the image of Sun Wukong to work, earn money and put in the films he produces. After many years, Luc Tieu Linh Dong caused a lot of controversy because he made many films based on the image of Sun Wukong.
According to Sohu, the actor is gradually losing the audience’s love because he is too attached to the image of Sun Wukong. The actor is “begging for the past” of a successful role in the past.
“Tang Tang” Tu Thieu Hoa
A source said that Tu Thieu Hoa was not satisfied that his salary was 5 yuan less than “Son Wukong” Luc Tieu Linh Dong and “Tru Bat Gioi” Ma Duc Hoa (about 17,000 VND). After asking for a raise but was denied, the actor quit the role, leaving the crew.
Regarding her private life, Tu Thieu Hoa married female theater director Duong Con in 1983. Nearly 40 years together, they have a daughter. In 2003, Tu Thieu Hoa was appointed Deputy Director of Shandong Provincial Theater, retired from showbiz. Tu Thieu Hoa shared that he and his wife had a reputation, but the economy struggled. Before that, the actor had a business but made a loss.
According to Sina, the actor has passed the peak of his appearance and fame. Currently, Tu Thieu Hoa does not receive invitations to act in movies. Even when the actor took part in acting, the audience criticized him and asked him to stop acting to retain the viewers’ affection.
“White Dragon Horse” Vuong Ba Chieu
“White Dragon Ma” Vuong Ba Chieu is also in the top actors with a huge salary of Journey to the west. With the scholarly temperament and attractive handsomeness of this actor, director Duong Khiet took the initiative to invite Vuong Ba Chieu to cooperate. At that time, the actor was filming another drama and was not interested in a minor supporting role like Bach Long Ma.
Vuong Ba Chieu took the salary 5 times higher than usual because he wanted to politely refuse. However, the director Journey to the west accepted the remuneration of up to 1,500 yuan (5.3 million dong) offered by Vuong Ba Chieu. At that time, director Duong Khiet also advised Vuong Ba Chieu not to tell anyone about this salary because other people do not receive such high treatment.
The guy “Bach Long Ma” was extremely sorry for asking for such a high salary. Until 30 years later, when the director Journey to the west After passing away, Vuong Ba Chieu was still ashamed of the past.
After Journey to the westVuong Ba Chieu participated in a number of films such as Duong Thai Tong Ly The Dan, First Lady Chi ma mandarin, Hiep Thi Tam Tam, Princess Van Thanh…
Failing in marriage, Vuong Ba Chieu put all his heart into his career. In 2008, he married Mrs. Bach Kinh Mai and have lived together until now.
“An Wenqiao” Malaysia
There are also special cases where director Duong Khiet spends a high price to offer. That is Ma Lan – who plays Lady An Wenqiao, mother of Tang Tang on the screen. According to many sources, Ma Lan is the one with the highest salary in the film crew Journey to the westeven though it only appeared for 3 minutes on the screen.
To invite Ma Lan to participate in this film, director Duong Khiet spent a lot of effort and money. She not only invited many times but also did not regret renting a plane to transport the beauty to the set to avoid affecting her work. Ma Lan was so favored because she was a national artist, and was extremely popular at that time.
The actress married the famous scholar, theorist, and cultural researcher Du Thu Vu in 1992, despite the 16-year age gap and surrounding scandals.
Currently, Ma Lan and Du Thu Vu are living a happy life together even though they have no children. In recent pictures, Ma Lan is still beautiful and young despite being nearly 60 years old.
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