Zhu Zhu is a popular Chinese actress who debuted in the Bollywood movie ‘Tubelight’ opposite Salman Khan. The cherubic actress was born in Beijing, on July 19, 1984. She hails from a military background, her grand-father Zhu Xuzhi, served People’s Liberation Army as the major general. She showed a leaning for performing arts since she was a child. She learnt piano at the age of 3 and performed on stage in an English play called ‘Beauty and the Beast’, when she was in junior school.
Before entering into the world of media, Zhu Zhu enrolled herself in Beijing Technology and Business University, where she studied electronic engineering. In 2005, she was shortlisted and chosen as an anchor on MTV China, where she would host a few shows. She became popular when she came third in that national singing competition in Beijing.
Music label MBOX signed Zhu and her first album was unveiled in 2009. She made her debut as an actress in the Chinese rom-com movie ‘What Women Want’ which also co-starred Andy Lau. She went on do other films like ‘That’s Mr Zhou’, ‘Shanghai Calling’, ‘Cloud Atlas’, ‘Tales of Mystery’, ‘Last Flight’ and ‘The Old Cinderella’. One of her biggest hits is ‘The Man with the Iron Fists’, where she shared the limelight along with the likes of Russell Crowe and Lucy Lu. She also starred in ‘Marco Polo’, the American TV series aired on Netflix, from December 2014.
In 2016, Zhu Zhu was signed for ‘Tubelight’ opposite Salman Khan, the movie is scheduled to release in Eid 2017. The movie co-produced by Salman Khan and Kabir Khan (who directs the film) is about an Indian man who falls in love with a Chinese girl.
Zhu Zhu – Boyfriend
The 1.66-meter-tall Chinese actress dated Lapo Elkann in 2012. He is a businessman and grandson of Gianni Agnelli, the former controlling CEO of Fiat Automobiles. The couple split in 2013.