Raymond Lam is a prince living outside the palace under a disguised name. He befriends the scholar Li Yi and famous dancer Michelle Ye. Seeing Michelle's purple hairpin, Raymond knows she is his fiancée from an arranged marriage. However, she is already dating Li Yi. Raymond is content with staying silently by her side and refuses to accept a relationship with the Chancellor's daughter.
Raymond is recalled to the palace by the Emperor, who thinks the Crown Prince lacks good character to take the throne. The Crown Prince, knowing that Emperor wants to appoint a new successor, colludes with the Chancellor to interfere with Raymond at every turn. Meanwhile, the competition on the Chang'an dancing stage is heating up. Michelle defeats her rivals in the imperial dance competition, winning the title of imperial courtesan. Little did she know that this was all a set-up to compel her to accompany the princess in marriage to a foreign state. This is when the purple hairpin reveals Michelle's true identity as a princess.
Li Yi's studying finally pays off when he passes the imperial exams. He wants to marry Michelle, but is opposed by the Chancellor. Fortunately, Raymond intervenes and Li Yi is reunited with Michelle at last. Raymond then moves to the mountains so that his most beloved can lead a blissful life.
Release Date: 04 September 2013
Cast: Raymond Lam, Michelle Ye, Kingdom Yuen, Elaine Jin, Tammy Chen
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- The Purple Hairpin Episode 36Friday, 10/25/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 35Thursday, 10/24/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 34Wednesday, 10/23/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 33Monday, 10/21/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 32Friday, 10/18/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 31Thursday, 10/17/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 30Wednesday, 10/16/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 29Wednesday, 10/16/2013
- The Purple Hairpin Episode 28Tuesday, 10/15/2013