Chinese actress Liu Yifei or Crystal Liu recently officially comeback with the latest Chinese drama entitled A Dream of Splendor. In this drama, he competes acting with Chen Xiao. Liu Yifei plays Zhao Pan’er, a tea shop owner who is fighting for the love of his fiancé. Meanwhile, Chen Xiao plays the character of Gu Qianfan.
A Dream of Splendor became Liu Yifei’s first Chinese drama to be released after 16 years of absence from the drama industry. He last starred in a drama Return of the Condor Heroes which aired in 2006. In the following years, Liu Yifei focused on starring in Chinese films until 2017. In that year, he starred in two hit films, namely Once Upon a Time and Hanson and the Beast. Then, he was lined up to be the main character in the Disney film, namely Mulan which airs in 2020.
Adapted from Sohurecently, crew A Dream of Splendor released a behind-the-scenes video of the drama. In the video, Liu Yifei is standing in front of a water tank with her hands tied behind her back. An actor stood behind him and pushed Liu Yifei’s shoulder so that his face went into the water. In order to present the best and realistic scenes to the audience, Liu Yifei did this scene repeatedly. His head was pressed into the water tank about six times.
After the shooting process was over, Liu Yifei’s front body was drenched in sweat. Her face was red and her hair was a mess. He was panting because he was having trouble catching his breath. Reportedly, cervical spondylosis he suffered also relapsed. Quote from allodokterCervical spondylosis is the destruction of the cervical vertebrae and their bearings, thereby compressing the spinal cord and causing pain in the neck, shoulders, and head. Liu Yifei was reported to have suffered from this condition during the filming of the drama Return of the Condor Heroes.
Watching the behind-the-scenes video, netizens many praised Liu Yifei’s professionalism. Some of them said that Liu Yifei was very dedicated and loved his career. Netizens others said they couldn’t wait for the new episode of the drama to air. Not a few also feel sorry and feel the pain just by watching the video.