By Hindustan Times
NEW DELHI, Nov. 27 -- She's a darling of action cinema, who fought her way to international fame with feisty roles in a reel of action flicks in the 1980s and 1990s. But, beating down on-screen goons was not what the Hong Kong based Malaysian Chinese actor, Michelle Yeoh, dreamt of as a child.
"I guess I was in the right place at the right time. You know, in Tomorrow Never Dies, the producers and the director, Roger Spottiswoode, decided they want almost like an equal to James Bond... it was very exciting for me," the actor told in a recent interview on CNN's Talk Asia.
And her latest film, The Lady, in which she portrays the Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, has seen her take up a fight of a different kind. "When you come upon a role like this it was impossible to turn away from it," s