A Change of Destiny

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A Change of Destiny
Genre Costume Drama
Starring Steven Ma
Benny Chan
Shirley Yeung
Selena Li
Yuen Wah
Mimi Lo
Rebecca Chan
Joel Chan
Opening theme "天數" by
Steven Ma & Joel Chan
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 20
Running time 45 minutes (approx.)
Original network TVB
Original release April 16 – May 11, 2007
External links

A Change of Destiny (Traditional Chinese: 天機算) is a TVB costume drama series broadcast in April 2007.

The series is about two young men having the same birthday but have both of them have a different life. Benny Chan is from a rich family while Steven Ma is poor and they both hope to change their destiny with tui bei tu.


Yip Yeung (Benny Chan) is interested in knowing the future with the use of diagrams,"tui bei tu", passed on from the past. These diagrams have the ability to predict future events so that readers can find luck or escape tragedy. Yuen Hei (Steven Ma) tricks Yip Yeung into buying fake diagrams he had created, but is later confronted by Lee Sing-Tin (Yuen Wah).

Lee Sing-Tin sees potential in Yip Yeung and Yuen Hei. He takes them in as his apprentice to teach them about his knowledge on these diagrams. Yip Yeung later discovers that he is a royal blood from the descendant of the last royal throne. He attempts to use his prediction skills to take over the King's throne but only foresees tragedy in every way he is planning to change destiny...


Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.
Cast Role Description
Steven Ma(馬浚偉) Yuen Hei
Fok Yee-Na's husband.Lee Sing-Tin's apprentice.Lives with Fok Yee-Na and haves descendents
Benny Chan(陳浩民) Yip Yeung
Sam Yee's husband.Main Villain .He and Fei Fung (princess) becomes mental taken care by Sam Yee on the country side
Shirley Yeung(楊思琦) Fok Yee-Na / Lee Cho Kwan
Yuen Hei's wife
Lee Sing Tin's daughter
Selena Li Sam Yee
Chiu Fei's servant
Yip Yeung's wife.Chiu Fei's servant/best friend
Yuen Wah Lee Sing-Tin
Yuen Chi-Gan's husband
Fok Yee-Na(Lee Cho Kwan)'s father.Yuen Hei's mentor. Dies with Yuen Chi-Gan
Rebecca Chan Yuen Chi-Gan
Lee Sing-Tin's wife
Fok Yee Na(Lee Cho Kwan)'s mother. Dies with Lee Sing-Tin
Kwok Fung Jiu Hung Yan
The Emperor
Chiu Fei's father. Became emperor with help of Lee Sing-Tam
Mimi Lo (羅敏莊) Chiu Fei
Princess. In love with Yip Yeung . Got mental .Married Siu Kok Wah and Yip Yeung. Best friends with Sam Yee
Joel Chan (陳山聰) Siu Kok-Wah
The Princess's husband but was later on killed.Villain

Viewership ratings[edit]

Week Episode Average Points Peaking Points References
April 16–20, 2007 1—5
April 23–27, 2007 6—10
April 30 - May 4, 2007 11—15
May 7–11, 2007 16—20

Awards and nominations[edit]

40th TVB Anniversary Awards (2007)

  • "Best Drama"
  • "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Mimi Lo - Chiu Fei)


External links[edit]

  • TVB.com A Change of Destiny - Official Website (Chinese)
  • K for TVB.net A Change of Destiny - Episodic Synopsis and Screen Captures