Yeoh’s character was not the protagonist of this Rob Marshall directorial.
She played Mameha, a celebrated geisha (Japanese word for courtesan) who eventually becomes the friend, philosopher and guide to the movie’s leading lady Sayuri (Ziyi Zhang).
Yeoh was both fabulous as well as ferocious as the badass cop Senior Inspector Ng in this Barry Wong movie.
She looked like an amazing bucks while beating up baddies and made all the fight scenes look deceptively easy!
This was one of the rare times a ‘Bond Girl’ nearly stole 007’s thunder!
She stepped into the shoes of Wai Lin, a smooth-talking yet no-nonsense Chinese spy who teams up with James Bond to stop Armageddon.
This Luc Besson directorial, depicted the life and times of Aung San Suu Kyi the former State Counsellor of Myanmar, who won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Yeoh was stoic and regal as Suu Kyi and was able to bring the right amount of steeliness and vulnerability to the role.
Yeoh was in her element as Eleanor Sung-Yong, the domineering and larger-than-life mother of Nick Young, the protagonist.
She was very convincing as the conniving matriarch who still is overprotective over her adult son and refuses to let him breath.