Where the Legend Begins

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Where the Legend Begins
Chinese 洛神
Mandarin Luò Shén
Cantonese Lok3 San4
Literally The Luo Spirit
Genre Costume drama, romance
Written by Chan Ching-yee
Starring Ada Choi
Steven Ma
Moses Chan
Sonija Kwok
Opening theme Shui Chung Sin (水中仙) performed by Steven Ma
Ending theme Lau Sa (流沙) performed by Steven Ma and Rain Li
Composer(s) Joseph Koo
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 27
Producer(s) Mui Siu-ching
Production location(s) Hong Kong
Camera setup Multi camera
Running time 45 minutes (per episode)
Production company(s) TVB
Original network TVB Jade
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Original release 24 June (2002-06-24) – 26 July 2002 (2002-07-26)
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Where the Legend Begins is a 2002 Hong Kong television series produced by TVB. The series is based on the life story of Zhen Fu (Cantonese: Yan Fuk), a noble lady who lived during the Three Kingdoms period. It contains embellishments from folktales about Yan's romance with Cao Pi (Cantonese: Cho Pei) and Cao Zhi (Cantonese: Cho Chik). The series was first aired in Hong Kong on TVB Jade from 24 June to 26 July in 2002.


Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.
Main cast
Other cast

List of featured songs[edit]

All the songs were composed by Joseph Koo while Chan Siu Kei provided the lyrics.

  • Shui Chung Sin (水中仙; Water Goddess) - the opening theme song performed by Steven Ma
  • Lau Sa (流沙; Quicksand) - the ending theme song performed by Steven Ma and Rain Li
  • Sik Fa (惜花; Cherish the Flower) - insert song performed by Priscilla Ku

Awards and nominations[edit]

TVB Anniversary Awards (2002)

  • My Favourite Character (Steven Ma)
  • My Favourite Character (Ada Choi)
  • Most Improved Male Artiste (Moses Chan)
  • Nominated: Best Actor (Steven Ma) - Top 5
  • Nominated: Best Actress (Ada Choi) - Top 5

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