The legendary duo of "Radio Star
" (director: Lee Joon-ik
), Ahn Sung-ki
and Park Joong-hoon
, shared the Best Male Actor Award at the 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards ceremony last December 15, at the KBS Hall, Euido, Seoul.
This is the second time that the two received the Best Actor Award; the first one was in 1994, for their roles in "Two Cops". They have appeared together in four films.
"Joong-Hoon and I first shared the Best Male Actor Award twelve years ago", said Ahn. "I am very pleased that we are sharing another award".
"I am most honored and pleased that I could share this award with my esteemed teacher, best friend, and most avid admirer", replied Park with a dash of humor.
" is an emotionally charged film that depicts the 20-year friendship between a long-gone rock star and his manager, played by Ahn and Park. The two actors, who boasted about their real-life 20-year friendship, were also nominated as "Best Couple".
"If we did not sustain our 20-year friendship, we could not have done justice to the touching scenes in 'Radio Star
'," said Ahn. "The film has a cunning resemblance to our ordinary life, and (while we were acting), we felt it firsthand".
"We even meet every day, naked", Ahn continued, "as we exercise together".