HCM City (VNS)— Series cast members Nhan Phuc Vinh and Le Be La won Favourite Actor and Actress at the HCM City Television's annual HTV Awards on Saturday.
Vinh, 27, beat experienced actors Tri Quang and Quy Binh with 10,907 votes from journalists and TV audiences to win the trophy at the awards ceremony at District 3-based Phan Dinh Phung Gymnasium.
Vinh acted as one of twins, who had opposite personality traits, in the 30-episode Sao Doi Ngoi (Shooting Star).
La, 26, played two leading roles as a bank manager in the 30-episode Ca Cuoc Cuoc Doi (Bet of Life), and a money lover in the 30-part Thoi Gian De Yeu (Time to Love) in 2012.
Favourite Supporting Actor and Actress awards went to comedy actor Dai Nghia, in Xuong Rong Tren Cat (Cactus on Sand) and Nguyet Anh in Ca Cuoc Cuoc Doi.
Ho Trung Dung won Favourite Male Singer his first award. Favourite Female Singer went 19-year-old Van Mai Huong.
The awards recognised the achievements and contributions in theatre performance of comedy actor Hoai Linh, veteran cai luong (reformed opera) actress Le Thuy and young cai luong actor Vu Minh Lam.
The HTV Awards, which began in 2011, are presented to performers in music, TV series and theatre performances who have contributed to the TV station's programmes and to the community. — VNS