I’ve got so much to say about Royal Nirvana I just couldn’t wait until the halfway mark, so here I am with a first impressions post (Episodes 1-11).
Royal Nirvana is a poignant drama that is anchored by a group of wonderful actors and an equally good screenwriter in Liangman Xueyuan, who is also the original author. The tragic relationship between the emperor (Huang Zhizhong) and his estranged son the crown prince Xiao Dingquan (Luo Jin) forms the core of the story, and sets the tone for the entire drama.(more…)
Political intrigue-romance drama Royal Nirvana revolves around an unfavoured prince’s (Luo Jin) struggles against a corrupt government and a heartless father. Li Yitong costars as a former noble lady intent on avenging her family who ends up falling in love with the prince instead. [Extended Synopsis]
Theme song by Jin Zhiwen(more…)
Upcoming historical drama Royal Nirvana 鹤唳华亭 stars Luo Jin (The Way We Were) as an unfavoured prince of Southern Qi and Li Yitong (Bloody Romance) as his love interest. The ~60 episode drama will be premiering on Youku soon.(more…)
Hello, My Shining Love 遇见璀璨的你 is an upcoming rom-com starring Joe Chen (Love Actually) and Jin Han (No Secrets) as two difficult people who accidentally begin living together and eventually fall in love.(more…)
Period romance drama Twisted Fate of Love stars Sun Yi as the heroine Dongyue. She falls in love with Feng Xi (Jin Han), a high-ranking official who plans to exact revenge on the Emperor. Pang Yu (Tan Jianci), the kind-hearted third prince and good friend of the hero develops unrequited affections for Dongyue, and is eventually consumed by jealousy.(more…)
No Secrets 没有秘密的你 is the remake of 2013 Korean drama I Hear Your Voice, and stars Qi Wei (Women in Beijing) as Lin Xingran, a 26-year old lawyer who doesn’t really care for her job and Jin Han (Our Glamorous Time) as Jiang Xia, a genius law student who can read minds (yes, they’ve narrowed the age gap from 11 to <5 years).