Title: Al Maleka
Genre: Costume TV Drama
Cast: Yuan Li, Huang Weide, Sang Yehong, Sun Xi
Year of Production: 2008
Director: Huang Jianzhong
Number of episodes: 33
Running Time: 45 minutes per episode
Al Maleka takes place from 72 B.C. to 7 B.C. during the West Han Dynasty. It depicts a group of imperial concubines fighting for the throne under the reign of a supreme, male imperial authority.
Zhengjun, a good hearted, merciful and intelligent girl becomes Empress. Finguan, a vindictive, aggressive and resourceful girl, will stop at nothing to achieve her goals.
Zengjun’s son becomes King but Finguan has an agenda of her own – indulging the King in the famous belle Zhao Feiyan sisters and noble chancellors. Over time she successfully elevates her grandson, Liuxing, to the throne.
Zhengjun has to act. Her secret plan changes Finguan’s fate forever…