Love Amongst War

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Love Amongst War
Genre Historical
Written by Jian Yuanxin
Directed by Lin Tianyi
Starring Benny Chan
Jessica Hsuan
Angel Lou
Opening theme Han Yuanyuan, Yang Haodong Legend
Ending theme Zhao Yunhan The Last Tear
Country of origin China
Original language(s) Mandarin
No. of episodes 48
Executive producer(s) Zhao Yifang
Jian Yuanxin
Location(s) Hengdian World Studios
Production company(s) Zhejiang Chongyuan Cultural Company
Huace Film and Television Company
Original network Zhejiang Television
First shown in China
Original release April 19 (2012-04-19) – May 20, 2012 (2012-05-20)
Love Amongst War
Traditional Chinese 薛平貴與王寶釧
Simplified Chinese 薛平贵与王宝钏

Love Amongst War (Chinese: 薛平贵与王宝钏) is a Chinese historical television series about the life of Xue Pinggui, a legendary hero in China, and based on the events in the Xiantong era of the reign of Emperor Yizong of Tang during the Tang Dynasty. The series was written and produced by Jian Yuanxin, and directed by Lin Tianyi. The series stars Benny Chan, Jessica Hsuan, and Angel Lou.[1][2]



  • Yumiko Cheng as Xue Pinggui's mother, a concubine of Emperor Xuānzong of Tang.
  • Monica Mu as Concubine Yu, a concubine of Emperor Xuānzong of Tang.
  • Hong Zhongyi as Wang Yun, Wang Baochuan's father, the Prime Minister of Tang Dynasty.
  • Xue Shujie as Wang Baochuan's mother.
  • Zhang Yongqi as Wang Jinchuan, the eldest daughter of Prime Minister Wang, Xue Baochuan's sister.
  • Chen Yizhen as Wang Yinchuan, the second daughter of Prime Minister Wang, Xue Baochuan's sister.
  • Johnny Zhang as Su Long, Wang Jinchuan's husband, the son-in-law of Prime Minister Wang.
  • Lou Yajiang as Wei Hu, Wang Yinchuan's wife, the son-in-law of Prime Minister Wang.
  • Candy Tu as Xue Qi, Xue Pinggui's sworn sister.
  • Chen Weimin as Ge Da, Xue Pinggui's sworn brother.
  • Zhang Liang as Wei Bao, Xue Qi's husband.
  • Zhou Danli as Xiao Lian, Wang Baochuan's servant girl.
  • Zhao Xi as the King of Xiliang Kingdom.
  • Tai-Feng Hsia as the Empress of Xiliang Kingdom.
  • Ye Zuxin as Ye Xing, the eunuch who saved Xue Pinggui.


It was a hit TV drama in Mainland China and Taiwan.

Critical response[edit]

The series received mixed reviews.