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Chinese director Zhang Yimou apologises for violating one-child policy

Shanghai: Acclaimed film director Zhang Yimou said he and his wife have three children after authorities summoned his agent amid speculation he had violated China's one-child policy and fathered seven children. In a statement posted on the verified Weibo account of Zhang's office late on Sunday, the director of epics "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers" apologized for his actions. He said he was cooperating with family planning authorities in the eastern city of Wuxi and would accept any punishment. "Zhang Yimou and his…