Triumph Over Evil

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Triumph Over Evil
真命天師
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GenreCostume drama
Action
Fantasy
Horror
Supernatural
Created bySiu Hin Fai
Written byNg Lap Kwong
Starring Ben Wong
Nick Cheung
Hilary Tsui
Joyce Tang
Jay Lau
Chor Yuen
Theme music composerChung Hing Hung
Opening themeIn Life (人生中) by Patrick Tam
Ending themeOnly One Possible (只得一個可能) by Patrick Tam and Maggie Tziong
Composer(s)Dennie Wong
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes15 (Hong Kong)
20 (Overseas)
Production
Producer(s)Siu Hin Fai
Production location(s)Hong Kong
Camera setup Multi camera
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original network TVB Jade
Original release22 December 1997 (1997-12-22) 
9 January 1998 (1998-01-09)
External links
Website
Triumph Over Evil
Traditional Chinese 真命天師
Simplified Chinese 真命天师
Literal meaning"Destiny Master"

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Plot

Nin (Ben Wong), a humble and low-ranking official, accidentally killed the evil monk's foster son when he tried to arrest the fiddler Tin (Nick Cheung). Nin then discovered that he was destined to fight against the spirits and demons. But what he really wants is to marry the girl of his dreams, Ching Ching (Joyce Tang). The evil monk then sent his apprentice Ho Po Chi (Jay Lau) to befriend with Tin in disguise. Nin was always at risk but fortunately saved by Yuen Tan Chi (Hilary Tsui).

Nick Cheung Hong Kong actor

Nick Cheung Ka-fai is a Hong Kong actor. He was formerly a Royal Hong Kong Police officer for four years, but he left the job after his request to be transferred to the criminal investigation department was turned down. He then worked for Danny Lee's film production company. His film debut is "Thank you, Sir!", as a student at the Royal Hong Kong Cadet School. From 1989 to 1994, he worked at the television station ATV World. Later, he left ATV and joined another station, TVB. He left TVB in 2004, and worked mainly on films. His fame was built on Wong Jing's comedy at first, but he has changed his acting style for more sombre roles since 2003. He was nominated for his first Hong Kong film award in 1999, and won his first award in 2009 for his role in Beast Stalker. He has been nominated many times at the Hong Kong Film Awards and other Chinese film awards since then.

Joyce Tang Lai-ming is an actress of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). She entered the show business via the New Talent Singing Awards in 1995. She is better known to viewers as a tough woman mostly due to her characters in dramas, particularly her role as “Chan Sam Yuen” in Armed Reaction

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Cast

Cheung Po-kin, better known by his stage name Chor Yuen, is a Hong Kong-Chinese film director, screenwriter and actor.

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