Mona Fong

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Mona Fong Yat Wah
(Mona, Lady Shaw)
Chinese name 方逸華 (traditional)
Chinese name 方逸华 (simplified)
Pinyin Fāng Yìhuá (Mandarin)
Jyutping fong1 jat6 waa6 (Cantonese)
Birth name Li Menglan (李夢蘭)
Born (1931-01-01) January 1, 1931 (age 86)
Shanghai, Republic of China
Other name(s) 方夢華
Occupation general manager, production manager, film and television producer
Spouse(s) Sir Run Run Shaw (1997-2014, his death)
Parents Fong Man Lo

Mona Fong Yat Wah, Lady Shaw (born January 1, 1931) is a Hong Kong film and television producer and production manager. She was born in Shanghai to a singer, and her original name was Li Menglan. She achieved fame as one of the most popular nightclub singers and recording artists in Singapore and Hong Kong in the 1950s.[1] She often sang English covers of top hits of the time. She is the Deputy Chairman and General Manager of Shaw Brothers Studio and Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). She is the second wife of media mogul Sir Run Run Shaw.

To date, Fong has produced over a hundred films since 1977, the latest of which was Drunken Monkey in 2002.[2] Effective 1 January 2009, she was appointed General Manager of TVB.[3]


One of her albums from HONG KONG The Voice of MONA FONG also referred to as Mona Fong Meets Carding Cruz featured arrangements by Celso Carrillo and the songs "Karoi Sakurambo ", "Millionaire", "Wooden Heart" and "Delilah". It was released on Hong Kong's Diamond Records label.[4][5] In 1968 an EP Merry Christmas was released on the Pathé label. It also featured Tsin Tsing and Betty Chung.[6]


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