Cho Min-soo Named Most Popular Actress at Asian Film Awards

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Cho Min-soo, the heroine of Venice Golden Lion winner "Pieta," was named most popular actress at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on Monday.

Cho appeared in a sophisticated black dress to receive the People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress.

Kim Go-eun, who played the heroine in "A Muse," walked down the red carpet as a presenter, and Lou Ye's "Mystery" was named best film.

Although a number of Korean films were nominated in various categories, none came out on top.

englishnews@chosun.com / Mar. 20, 2013 10:50 KST