The Empress of China (2014) – Dramacool

In 637 AD, a young girl named Wu Ru Yi from Jingzhou County was selected into the imperial harem of the Tang Dynasty. Ru Yi danced very well and outshined all the other girls. During a rehearsal, she caught the attention and affection of the emperor Tai Zong Li Shi Min, who nicknamed her Meiniang, which means elegant lady. At the time, she was 14 years old, and he was 39. The same night, another girl was murdered, and everyone accused Meiniang of being the killer. She was tortured to confess the “truth” and was banished into the Cold Palace.

**It has 4 versions: 96 eps/30 min (Hunan Satellite TV) || 82 eps/45 min (DVD) || 75 eps/60 min (TVB) || 86 eps/30 min (Zhejiang Satellite)

  • Native Title: 武媚娘传奇
  • Also Known As: Shao Nu Wu Ze Tian , Wu Ze Tian , Empress Wu , 武则天
  • Screenwriter: Li Sen Xiang, Wang Yan Bei
  • Director: Go Yik Chun
  • Genres: Historical, Mystery, Romance, Political
  • Cast & Credits

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    • Fan Bing Bing

      Wu Mei Niang / Empress Wu Zetian

      Main Role

    • Zhang Feng Yi in The Empress of China Chinese Drama (2014)
      Zhang Feng Yi

      Li Shi Min / Emperor Taizong of Tang

      Main Role

    • Aarif Rahman in The Empress of China Chinese Drama (2014)
      Aarif Rahman

      Li Zhi / Emperor Gaozong of Tang

      Main Role

    • Janine Chang in The Empress of China Chinese Drama (2014)
      Janine Chang

      Xu Hui / Consort Xian

      Main Role

    • Zhang Xuan Ming in The Empress of China Chinese Drama (2014)
      Zhang Xuan Ming

      Li Zhong / Prince Chen

      Support Role

    • Li Jie in The Empress of China Chinese Drama (2014)
      Li Jie

      Li Ke / Prince of Wu

      Support Role


    • Score: 8.0 (scored by 1,347 users)
    • Ranked: #1572
    • Popularity: #1972
    • Watchers: 4,487


    • Drama: The Empress of China
    • Country: China
    • Episodes: 96
    • Aired: Dec 21, 2014 – Feb 3, 2015
    • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    • Original Network: Hunan TV
    • Duration: 30 min.
    • Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

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