Anita Mui won first place in the 1982 New Talent Singing Contest, with the song Wind, which started her launch to stardom. Her hit single, Bad Girl, became an eight platinum-selling album (selling around 400,000 copies). Her movie, Rouge presented her with the Golden Horse Best Actress Award.
In 1991, she held farewell concerts for 30 consecutive nights before retiring from the stage. She then returned to the entertainment industry in 1994, concentrating on filming. In 2003, Anita announced that she had cervical cancer. However, despite the cancer, her enthusiasm and passion for her work never wavered, even during her last concert.