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Crouching Tiger star to wed after drone proposal in China

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi actress pictured in 2014 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Zhang gained international recognition for her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is to wed after her musician boyfriend used a drone to propose to her, Chinese media report.

At Zhang's 36th birthday party, Wang Feng sent her a white drone carrying a diamond ring before getting on one knee to ask her to marry him.

She said "yes" amid tears and applause from a crowd of onlookers at the event.

Zhang is best known for her role in the hit martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

The day after the proposal, Zhang posted a picture of fireworks on a social media account with the words "I do".

Her partner is a popular rock star in China and has been married twice before.

With Mandarin dialogue, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon became a huge crossover success in the West.

Zhang has starred in almost 30 films, including the Grandmaster, Memoirs of a Geisha and House of Flying Daggers.

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