Jackie Chan, a veteran martial artist says he is “honoured and happy” for finally bagging an Oscar Award after he has made over 200 films.
The famous actor who has been in the film industry for over five decades took to Twitter on Sunday to share his feelings.
So honored and happy and lost for words! https://t.co/5EygQcjM35
— Jackie Chan (@EyeOfJackieChan) November 13, 2016
After receiving the award, 62-year-old Chan said: “After 56 years in the film industry, making over 200 films, I’ve broken so many bones, finally this is mine.
“My dad always said, ‘son, you get so many movie awards in the world, when are you going to get one of these’?
“Then I just look at my dad (and said) dad, I only make comedy action movies.
“I want to thank you, Hong Kong, such an incredible city, my hometown, my hood, who made me. China, my country, I am proud to be Chinese.
“Thank you, Hollywood, for all of those years teaching me so many things, and also make me a little bit famous.
“I’m just honoured to be here,” he said.
Jackie Chan is a trained stunt man who entered the cinema industry in his childhood days. His fighting style and comic timing are his highlights.