London, July 24 (ANI): China's hairiest man is set to undergo surgery to enhance his appearance in a bid to gain international movie stardom.
Yu Zhenghuan, who suffers a hormonal imbalance, which causes thick black hair to cover 96 percent of his body, had last year been turned down for the lead role in a major Chinese TV show, the Sun reported.
Producers had given him only a small supporting role in 'Journey To The West', the story of a monkey helping his Buddhist master, because he was not handsome enough. fter that the aspiring actor decided that to have plastic surgery so as to better his chances of getting bigger acting jobs.
He plans to have surgery to slim down his nose, to stop so much hair growing on his face, and to have an operation to stop hair growing out of his ears and nose - which causes him difficulty breathing and hearing.
He is preparing for the op at the Military Guangxi General Hospital in Nanning, capital of southern China's Guangxi province.
Yu first found fame aged just seven in a movie entitled 'Monkey Boy's Treasure Safari', and today he owns a music company and is also a contract singer for a Hong Kong culture company. (ANI)