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Nirvana in Fire 

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Story about a son's search for his family's lost honor.
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Series cast summary:
Ge Hu ...  Mei Changsu / ... 54 episodes, 2015
Yongdai Ding ...  Emperor Liang 45 episodes, 2015
Kai Wang ...  Xiao Jingyan 45 episodes, 2015
Lei Wu ...  Fei Liu 45 episodes, 2015
Wei-De Huang ...  Xiao Jinghuan 44 episodes, 2015
Long Chen ...  Meng Zhi 43 episodes, 2015
Xihe Tan ...  Gao Zhan 40 episodes, 2015
Mintao Liu ...  Imperial Concubine Jing 37 episodes, 2015
Hong Wang Hong Wang ...  Li Gang 35 episodes, 2015
Xiaoran Guo ...  Yan Yujin 35 episodes, 2015
Ou Wang ...  Qin Banruo 30 episodes, 2015
Yilong Zhao Yilong Zhao ...  Zhen Ping 27 episodes, 2015
Tao Liu ...  Princess Nihuang 26 episodes, 2015
Haofeng Cheng Haofeng Cheng ...  Xiao Jingrui 25 episodes, 2015
Lingxin Zhang ...  Xia Dong 25 episodes, 2015
Xiaoli Fang ...  Empress Yan 24 episodes, 2015
Yujian Zhang ...  Lie Zhanying 24 episodes, 2015
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During the 4th century, war broke out between the feudal Northern Wei dynasty and Southern Liang dynasties, leading Liang's General Lin Xie to take his only child, the 19 year old Lin Shu, to battle. Unexpectedly, Lin Xie was framed by a political rival, causing the unjust deaths of seventy thousand Chiyan army soldiers, just after they drove off the hostile Wei forces. After barely escaping with his life, Lin Shu establishes the Jiangzuo Alliance with the help of Langya Hall and makes a name for himself as Mei Changsu, chief of the pugilistic world. Under the alias of Su Zhe, he returns to the capital of Liang 12 years on to overturn the injustices imposed on the Chiyan Army and secretly assist his friend the unfavored Prince Xiao Jingyan in his battle for the throne.

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Mandarin

Release Date:

19 September 2015 (China) See more »

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The script is based on the famous internet-novel by Hai Yan. The original version of the novel was the story of homosexual lovers but in the printed version their romance was transformed into a bromance because of censorship. See more »

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Hong Yan Jiu
Music by Zhao Jialin
Written by Yuan Liang
Performed by Tao Liu
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All-time favourite
8 June 2017 | by kiaileSee all my reviews

This is my favourite drama of all times, even after watching it three times, this drama still puts me through a spectrum of emotions.

Hu Ge's acting was just amazing (as well as other casts). He himself experienced a serious accident which probably made him feel his character better. Cinematography and music in this drama is outstanding as well

What I liked most of this drama is that they trust their audiences to get what they are talking about (and to feel their emotions), without saying everything out plain. This is unlike a lot of other dramas, which treats their audience like retards. For me, this actually adds on to the beauty of the drama. That being said, it is advantageous to know the language and some Chinese culture, or have someone who is a native speaker to watch it with you. The language used in this drama is indeed poetic, and adds on to the beauty of the drama.

In addition, this drama has a reputation of being strict on detains such as the etiquette, courtesy and costumes, which matches actual history.

To me, this drama represents a warm ideal of the author, with regards to politics, loyalty and friendship and unity, which myself also has, yet not to expect in real life. Really, this will be the best Chinese drama you will ever see.


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