Purba Rgyal (蒲巴甲Pubajia) won the best of China Lycra “My Hero”(加油,好男儿) in 2006, the TV show likes American Idol, and having millions of fans throughout China.
His film – Prince Of The Himalayas
Film Director Sherwood Hu’s Prince of the Himalayas has entered the running for next year’s Golden Globe Awards with five Foreign Film nominations.
The film is a Tibetan version of William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet, and follows in the footsteps of Feng Xiaogang’s The Banquet.
The film’s hero is played by Tibetan actor Purba Rgyal. He won the first national Lycra My Hero TV show
The Golden Globe Jury has reportedly given the film high praise, saying “there are few Tibetan movies to compete and it is really stunning.”
Director Sherwood Hu has revealed his next film will be based in Shanghai and Purba Rgyal also play the lead.