This hot Chinese girl is know almost as well for her long string of high profile relationships as she is for her film roles: As with many actresses, she appears from time to time in commercials and as spokesperson for various causes. During her stay in Mumbai, the media romantically linked her to model and actor John Abraham. In the Bollywood press, she was, in , speculatively linked to the novelist Salman Rushdie, although both stated that they were simply good friends. She was discovered on the reality TV program StarStruck in and has been cranking out movies ever since. The scandal resulted in a number of legal actions and caused some endorsements to be taken away from this hot Filipina. After her parents separated, her mother brought her to the Philippines where she grew up most of her life. One commentator claimed that the footage was an orchestrated publicity stunt. Some of her other roles include: Through the band she gained incredible popularity in Taiwan and Japan. Shortly before the release of Silsiilay, in which she starred opposite her boyfriend Ashmit Patel, a second video clip was circulated through Multimedia Messaging Services and the internet, showing the pair in compromising situations. After achieving success in her acting career, Fan also released albums, posed for magazine covers and became a spokesperson for several commercial brands. She was also featured on the cover of two Asian-edition Penthouse magazines. Following this incident, the couple split up, although Riya denied that she was the girl in the MMS clip. While on vacation in the Philippines at the age of 12, she was discovered, which made her stay in the Philippines permanently. In May , a sex tape of Halili was distributed over the internet without her consent. Hu is an avid poker fan and has frequently taken part in competitions such as the World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour.