The Real Picture is an autobiography of Li Nanxing’s life, from the time he started working at a young age at various places including a provision shop, a factory and a hotel, to the point he entered the local entertainment circle. He also shares the many setbacks – both professional and personal – that he has overcome, including his gambling addiction and the freak accident that almost cost him his life.
Shi Tian Cai (Li Nan Xing) is one natural born gambler. Ever since his father passed away he decided to make a living by gambling to support his family. He is married to Zhang Zhi Hui (Rebecca Lim), a devoted Christian who is pregnant and wants him to quit gambling before she conceives.
Tian Cai is one ambitious man and hopes to gamble with the rich and the high class, and makes himself richer. Through Honey’s (Constance Song) help, he is introduced to high roller and wealthy business tycoon called Champion Lee (Aaron Chen), who is envy of his gambling skills.
There is also his friend called Sky (Dai Yang Tian). Both are eager to bring Tian Cai down. Meanwhile, Zhi Hui is praying very hard for his husband to quit gambling. When they gamble with each other, things get so intense that it gets out of control. Will Tian Cai quit gambling in the end?