Jo Min-soo, the heroine of Venice Golden Lion winner "Pieta", was named most popular actress at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on Monday.
Cho appeared in a sophisticated black dress to receive the People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress.
Kim Go-eun, who played the heroine in "A Muse", walked down the red carpet as a presenter, and Lou Ye's "Mystery" was named best film.
Although a number of Korean films were nominated in various categories, none came out on top.
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