Ni Ni

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Ni Ni
Born (1988-08-08) 8 August 1988 (age 30)
Alma materCommunication University of China
Years active2011–present
AgentNi Ni Studio

Ni Ni (Chinese: 倪妮, born 8 August 1988) is a Chinese actress. She is known for her role as Yu Mo in the 2011 film The Flowers of War, directed by Zhang Yimou. She is one of the Yimou girl.

Early life[edit]

Ni was born in Nanjing and graduated from the Communication University of China, specializing in television broadcasting and hosting.[1]


Ni made her debut in Zhang Yimou's war film The Flowers of War, playing the lead female character "Yu Mo".[2] She received acclaim for her performance in the film and rose to fame.[3]

Ni then starred in the suspense film Redemption,[4] and the romance films Love Will Tear Us Apart and Up in the Wind. [5] [6] Ni was chosen as the one of the New Four Dan Actresses in 2013.[7]

In 2014, Ni starred in the coming-of-age film Fleet of Time.[8][9] In 2015, Ni starred alongside Angelababy in the Chinese remake of Bride Wars.[10]

In 2016, Ni starred in the Chinese-French fantasy blockbuster The Warriors Gate, written by Luc Besson.[11] The same year, she starred in the romantic comedy film Suddenly Seventeen, directed by Zhang Yimou's daughter.[12]

In 2017, Ni starred in fantasy action film Wu Kong,[13] as well as science fiction wuxia film The Thousand Faces of Dunjia directed by Tsui Hark.[14]

In 2018, Ni starred in her first television drama, The Rise of Phoenixes alongside Chen Kun. She released her first single, "Why to No Avail" as part of the soundtrack of the series.[15][16]

In 2019, Ni returned to the big screen in the crime heist film Savage.[17] Ni was confirmed to make her theater debut in the play One One Zero Eight directed by Stan Lai.[18] The same year, Ni was confirmed to star in the fantasy romance drama Love and Destiny alongside Chang Chen.



Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
2011 The Flowers of War 金陵十三钗 Yu Mo
2013 Redemption 杀戒 Jiang Yue
Love Will Tear Us Apart 我想和你好好的 Miaomiao
Up in the Wind 等风来 Cheng Yumeng
2014 Fleet of Time 匆匆那年 Fang Hui
2015 Bride Wars 新娘大作战 Ma Li
2016 The Warriors Gate 勇士之門 Su Lin
Suddenly Seventeen 28岁未成年 Liang Xia
2017 Wu Kong 悟空传 Ah Zi
The Thousand Faces of Dunjia 奇门遁甲 Metal Dragonfly
2019 Savages 雪暴 Sun Yan

Television series[edit]

Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
2018 The Rise of Phoenixes 天盛长歌 Feng Zhiwei
2019 Love and Destiny 宸汐缘 Ling Xi


Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
2019 One One Zero Eight 幺幺洞捌 Shu Tong


Year English title Chinese title Album Notes
2018 "Why to No Avail" 何奈何 The Rise of Phoenixes OST

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2012 6th Asian Film Awards Best Newcomer The Flowers of War Won [19]
12th Chinese Film Media Awards Best Actress Nominated
Best Newcomer Nominated
Most Popular Actress Won [20]
21st Shanghai Film Critics Awards Best Actress Won [21]
7th Chinese Young Generation Film Forum Awards Best New Actress Won [22]
2013 15th Huabiao Awards Outstanding New Actress Nominated
2017 9th Macau International Movie Festival Best Actress Wu Kong Nominated [23]
2018 24th Huading Awards Best Actress (Ancient Drama) The Rise of Phoenixes Nominated [24]


  1. ^ "网友扒出新谋女郎玉墨扮演者为南广学生倪妮". Sina (in Chinese). November 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "Leading Actress of "The Flowers of War" Unveiled". China Radio International. December 1, 2011.
  3. ^ "Mystery Flowers of War Beauty Unveiled". Women of China. December 13, 2011.
  4. ^ "Shooting begins for 'Sha Jie'". April 26, 2012.
  5. ^ ""我想和你好好的"特辑 倪妮演绎分裂性格角色". Mtime (in Chinese). August 30, 2013.
  6. ^ ""等风来"倪妮定妆照首曝光 治愈系女白领降临". Mtime (in Chinese). November 14, 2013.
  7. ^ "10年之后再评花旦". Southern Metropolis Daily (in Chinese). January 2013. Archived from the original on 2017-07-29.
  8. ^ ""匆匆那年"杀青发"毕业照"海报预告". Mtime (in Chinese). June 24, 2014. 彭于晏、倪妮重穿校服 一秒变“小鲜肉”
  9. ^ "China Box Office: 'Fleet of Time' Stays on Top as Local Movies Dominate". The Hollywood Reporter. December 15, 2014.
  10. ^ "Romantic Comedy 'Bride Wars' to Hit Big Screens on August 20". China Radio International. August 11, 2015.
  11. ^ "New Sino-French Luc Besson film underway". November 18, 2016.
  12. ^ "《28岁未成年》曝"不负春心"海报 倪妮大玩"心智"穿越 重返17岁". Mtime (in Chinese). November 3, 2016.
  13. ^ "《悟空传》全国热映 倪妮版阿紫"男女通杀"". Sina (in Chinese). July 17, 2017.
  14. ^ "Tsui Hark's new film to be screened in December". China Daily. October 13, 2017.
  15. ^ "《凰权》官宣女主 倪妮首演电视剧搭档陈坤". Sina (in Chinese). March 7, 2017.
  16. ^ "Stills of 'The Rise of Phoenixes' released". China Daily. October 25, 2017.
  17. ^ "张震倪妮主演犯罪片《雪暴》定档4.26". Mtime (in Chinese). March 5, 2019.
  18. ^ "出演赖声川《幺幺洞捌》,倪妮献上舞台剧首秀1943的老厂房,她穿越时空". Sina (in Chinese). January 29, 2019.
  19. ^ "'Nader and Simin, a Separation' Wins Big at Asian Film Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. March 19, 2012.
  20. ^ "Taiwan, HK films sweep Chinese Film Media Awards". June 1, 2012.
  21. ^ ""第20届上海影评人奖揭晓 倪妮获最佳女演员奖". Sina (in Chinese). June 18, 2012.
  22. ^ "第7届华语青年影像论坛在京闭幕". Sina (in Chinese). November 9, 2012.
  23. ^ "2017年第九屆澳門國際電影節·首批獎項提名名單". Macau International Movie Festival (in Chinese). Retrieved June 18, 2018.
  24. ^ "华鼎奖提名公布 《和平饭店》《归去来》闪耀榜单". Netease (in Chinese). October 22, 2018.

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