The film crew Dat Ky Tru Vuong once fell into poverty, the actor suffered because of makeup and encountered many problems.
TVB’s Dat Ky Tru Vuong, which aired in 2001, created a great resonance throughout the Asian screen. The film is set in the Shang Dynasty, revolving around Na Tra of the Ly Tinh couple – An Thap Nuong. Because of the king’s order, Ly Tinh was forced to leave the child while his wife always tried to save Na Tra. The couple both solved family conflicts and took care of Tru Vuong – who indulged in drinking and neglected the main court. Dat Ky (played by On Bich Ha) used his beauty to seduce the king, causing confusion in the world.
The work is still a classic film and leaves a lot of impressions in the hearts of the audience. But few people know that behind the scenes of the film there are situations that surprise the audience.
It took the king an hour to put on his hat
The role of Tru Vuong in Dat Ky Tru Vuong was assigned to actor Trinh Tu Thanh. The actor still can’t forget the hard days of filming at the set. At the time of filming, Trinh Tu Thanh had to wear a multi-layered historical costume, a wig, and glued his eyebrows and beard in the weather near 40 degrees. In particular, the hat is made of stainless steel, so it took the actor up to 1 hour to put it on.
In addition, when filming scenes of hugging and kissing beauties, Trinh Tu Thanh was embarrassed to blush, even breaking out in cold sweat.
Lei Zhenzi himself dressed up the character
With a tight budget, the film crew could not afford to hire staff to dress up the character. The cast in the film had to disguise themselves, including Lei Chan Tu. He got up early at 5 am to dress up his character. With a natural acting error, viewers of Dat Ky Tru Vuong seem to forget the actor’s handsome face in real life.
Na Tra’s hat is made of cardboard
To save costs to the maximum, the film crew let one actor play many different roles. Even many actors wore wigs, dressed in palace maids to serve the emperor. In the battle scene, according to the description on the film, there are 20,000 troops, but in reality there are only 20 meager public actors.
In addition, the props used in Dat Ky Tru Vuong are also used from everyday objects such as paper boxes, stainless steel barrels, wooden sticks… In particular, Na Tra’s hat is also made from cardboard. and paint it yellow.
In addition, because there was no money to hire a singer to sing the soundtrack, the main actor Tran Hao Dan used his own money to record.
Duong Tien also fell into the situation of “bad crying and laughing”
Tien Gia Lac in the role of Duong Tien also fell into the situation of “bad crying and laughing” when performing a rowing scene. It is known that not long after the boat left the shore, Tien Gia Lac said “bye bye”, making the whole crew burst into laughter. The actor didn’t know that the radio could still pick up lines from such a distance.
Tien Gia Lac’s happiest memory is in the last episode of the movie, he is the one who destroys the villain Ti Ba played by Thang Doanh Doanh. More than 10 years later, they should be married in real life.
Lady Dat Ky wears the clothes of other actors
In the movie Dat Ky Tru Vuong, On Bich Ha plays the character To Dat Ky – a beauty with a beautiful beauty that touches people. After the film was broadcast, the actress conquered the hearts of the audience with her beautiful beauty and natural acting. She brought a shady, ghostly To Dat Ky. The audience also fondly called On Bich Ha “the most beautiful Dat Ky on the screen”.
Also because the film crew had little budget, On Bich Ha had to often wear other co-stars’ clothes and alternately change each other. During the 40 episodes, she only wore a single camisole.
Na Tra’s mother can’t come home to mourn her because of a busy filming schedule
In Dat Ky Tru Vuong, the role of An Thap Nuong – Na Tra’s mother is played by actress Uyen Quynh Dan. While filming, the actress received news of her mother’s death but could not go home to mourn because of the filming schedule.
Uyen Quynh Dan brought that sadness into the scene where An Thap Nuong cried her tears because of Na Tra’s crime. After filming the movie, the doctor diagnosed the actress’s eyes with severe damage, almost permanently blind.