Destined to Love You

Destined to Love You (2015)

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Ratings: 7.9/10 from 291 users
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Penned by popular c-author Tong Hua, the drama tells of a German educated professor who unfortunately meets with an accident on her return to the Shanghai based military academy she works at. Under the impression that she is dead Qian Bao Bao assumes her identity, using it as a way to avoid her debtors. As she returns to the academy, antics ensue as well as romance with two of the male instructors at the academy.

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    Pianpian Xihuan Ni;

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Jan 21, 2016
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 4.5
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
This one was pretty good compared to the other Chinese dramas I've watch (a similar one is Cruel Romance), not the best but it has the comedy, the romance, and the story plot twists that are pretty interesting.

the unique setting of the military school is the main attraction to me i think, it totally makes EVERY SINGLE MALE CHARACTER LOOK HOT (>.<). i mean if u wanted to see skin, and read more some abbs, it is pretty obvious in the trailer that skin will appear, and it is one of the main differences from historical romance dramas.

The plot was okay for me, it starts off really funny and the love development of the main couple, it also shows some really heartbreaking scenes that made me cry... (TT.TT). I just love the chemistry between some of the actors. But it starts to slow down a bit in the middle but that happens to every chinese drama i guess... (O.o?)

I think the casting was spot on. Chen joe is a good actor and she plays this character really well, and its pretty nice seeing the natural looking awkwardness in those awkward scenes. And for Jai Nai Liang... i didn't even know him before this drama, he's a pretty good actor. it makes the casting even better with the face of Bosco, he has the face but he just doesn't cut with the acting a bit in this drama, his showing of some feelings just didn't get to me...

Overall, i liked this drama. i recommend it to all of u who like a good romantic drama. and some action. and even some tragedy at the end. (^.^)
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Nov 1, 2015
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.5
  • Acting/Cast 9.5
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.5
i love Qiao En in any role, as she is one of my faves.
as the previous commentor said, it's a bit too much emphasis on the childish brat
which is also a bit unreallistic in an army academy.
but that is lately the problem with new dramas ... romance of condor heroes, swordsman, etc
they don't know what they want it to be. or as if they have different script writers,. read more so, they start out very captivating and in the middle it's all stupid comedy with no correlation to
the full movie. but since you are a fan of the actress(es),actor(s) .. you skip the silly episodes
and go to the ending.
that should not be the case as it should be well-done and focused...
like Cruel Romance, Lady and Liar, Prince and Frog, Shanghai Bund, Best Get Going...
you either decide it is going to be a comedy (Hot Mama) or you stay your course
as a period movie (Beauties of the Empress, Song of the Desert, City of devastating love).
... not flip-flop and going nowhere, distracting the viewer.

In this one, thankfully, the cast is strong, and the stupidity is subdued by the other characters
like the infatuated sister and the grudging nurse seeking revenge. also the real instructor,
and the tomboy military lady. all of them are strong actresses as with most chen qiao en movies,
the supporting roles are good actresses.
but for this one, there is too much eye-candy. if you want eye-candy, you must also have a strong
male character... Lady and the Liar , Cage of Love, Lang Lin Wang
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Both are Historical Chinese Drama, but Destined to love you is set in a much more resent past. In both the main lead girl is from a modest family an skilled in martial art. For the sake of her mother she end up impersonate an other girl she just met. In Perfect couple she get married with the main male lead instead of the other girl, in Destined to love you she get fiancee with the guy instead of her. At the beginning both couple doesn't like each other and fight but after some time feeling grows...
The girl she took the identity came back later and everything became more complicate…
Plus there is some conspiracy in both...
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They are both odd romances. I believe that The Cage of Love is a bit more serious than Destined to love you. But both are humorous and an amazing watch.
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    SaraRojas Jun 22, 2017

    Is it just me or is the summary pointing that zheng shuang is main female lead?

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    CrusadingAngel Dec 1, 2016 - edited

    Sucks that no one is done subbing this series. I have to watch the final episodes with ~70% of the subs. Really takes away the emotion of the show when you have no idea what's going on.

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      Aza Dec 15, 2016 - edited

      Dramanice subbed this drama until epi 21 so far, Unfortunately,same goes to
      Princess Jieyou. Have to watch the rest 40+ episodes without subs.

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    rumtumcat Nov 22, 2016

    happy or sad ending ?

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    Art T Nov 8, 2016

    At Episode 10 atm and trying头decide whether to drop despite my fave Joe Chen starring in it. Unrealistic characters given that it is set in an elite military academy where discipline and order should be the rule rather than the exception. Draggy dialogue in what I've already watched and cringing at the irritaitng sister and some of the comrades-in-arms. Bosco acting okay but the main character .... bleh!

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    Gucci Hau Aug 11, 2016

    Love this drama. Love all the leads. Though some episodes were draggy but worth watching. Wish there were more lovey dovey scenes but overall I love all this drama!!

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    Timbone May 16, 2016 - edited

    did Bosco Wong get the girl?If not I wont bother watching

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    Gardenia May 15, 2016 - edited

    I need help, so please help me...The first 12 episodes I had no problem finding and watching with subtitles but I have been struggling to watch the rest actually I can't find a place to watch the rest and I don't want to drop it. I tried watching it on viki because it's perfect but my computer is too slow so I can't. Where do you guys watch this drama except Viki and why is it so hard to find? Thank you in advance :'(

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      Gardenia May 4, 2017

      Thank you I will try it out later. My thanx is for everyone who replied to me really I am really grateful!

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      SecondLeadQueen Jun 12, 2017

      I think viki took it down because I can't find it.

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      Gardenia Jun 28, 2017

      Thank you! I will try it out soon and will let you know if it works :)

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    mia14 Mar 8, 2016

    very bad and stupid drama that does not make any sense at any level , i had to drop after ep 11 T_T and of ourse we have the girl who is outstanding in everyway. kind smart and strong!

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    asiandramalover Feb 13, 2016 - edited

    Anywhere i can watch this with eng sub

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    Bumble Bee Jan 10, 2016 - edited
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      IAmNikkyG Mar 24, 2016

      Okay! thank you! =)

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    katrina21 Dec 15, 2015 - edited

    anywhere i can watch this cause on dramanice they subbed it up til 12 and idk if viki got the rest subbed like 100% or not???

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    Kiseki Dec 4, 2015

    I thought this was a serious drama... but one episode in it looks really ridiculous... What is Joe Chen doing, i thought she was done doing all romantic comedies but here is another one <.<

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    Yuko Nov 29, 2015 - edited
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    s-m Nov 12, 2015

    someone please finish subbing this!!!!!!!!! its an interesting drama :( :( :( T-T

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    Ceki Sep 24, 2015

    Too cheesy and ridiculous.


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    Jun 16, 2015 to Jul 11, 2015
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
  • Network:

    Hunan TV
  • Duration:

    45 min.


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    7.9 (scored by 291 users)
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