Kung Fu Hustle and Korean-born LOST stars Daniel Dae Kim and Yunjin Kim were the big winners at last night's (19JAN06) Asian Excellence Awards held in Los Angeles.

Kung Fu Hustle was named Outstanding Film, and the movie's writer/director/star Stephen Chow won the Outstanding Film Performance Award.

Yunjin Kim and Daniel Dae Kim were named Outstanding Male and Female TV Performers for their performances in Jj Abrams' addictive show.

Quentin Tarantino was honoured with the Building Bridges Award and Kill Bill beauty Lucy Liu was handed the Visibility Award. Merchant Ivory Producer Ismail Merchant was posthumously awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Asian Excellence Awards are held every year to celebrate Asian American contribution to arts and entertainment.