Just starting to make himself noticed with roles in dramas such as Lost Track of Time <覆流年> and Twenty Your Life On 2 <二十不惑2>, news broke that 25-year-old Chinese actor Liu Feng (劉峰) has passed away from myocardial infarction.
The young actor was signed on to 199 Love last December, and had just started work on the drama, which also stars actress Yang Zi (楊紫) and actor Fan Chengcheng (范丞丞).
Worked for 20 Hours Straight
His family has confirmed rumors of his death via a solemn announcement, which stated his time of death as 21:31 on February 27 in Beijing, with his farewell ceremony scheduled for March 5. According to industry sources, Liu Feng was ten minutes into a gym session when he suffered a heart attack. Despite being conveyed to the hospital promptly, he was pronounced dead. Insiders revealed that he had just recovered from COVID-19. Yet to recover fully, he had drank and gone to the gym, where he suffered a fatal heart attack 10 minutes into the session.
A classmate of actress Guan Xiaotong (關曉彤) at the Beijing Film Academy, the actor had been working on 199 Love prior to his untimely demise. It is understood that he had filmed continuously for 20 hours the day before; he had also interacted with fans and posted online updates.
“Being able to have you on 199 Love is the production crew’s honor. During our short time spent together since filming started, we’ve felt your passion for performing and your serious attitude toward your role. When you bade us farewell, you smilingly said “See you”, but regrettably we will never await news of your return.
You will always be a part of 199 Love, your professionalism and loving kindness will forever be in the hearts of the cast & crew, everyone misses you much. We will remember the day you ran wildly and smiled handsomely beneath the sun. We will honor your memory in a special way.”