Chinese singer and actor Wen Junhui has been recognised for his foray into acting at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival, taking home the “Rising Star of the Year” award alongside actress Buffy Chen.
Wen Junhui, also known as Jun from the Kpop group SEVENTEEN, made his drama debut earlier in August this year with iQIYI original series “Exclusive Fairytale.”
“Exclusive Fairytale” is one of the Asian streaming leader’s best performing original series this year, clinching the top spot on viewership charts across nine markets just four days after its premiere.
The award was part of the Busan International Film Festival Asia Contents Award and Global OTT Awards 2023.
Wen Junhui was also nominated for the “Best Newcomer” award, signifying the recognition of his acting abilities in only his first ever lead role in a drama series.