Kim So Hyun is not only a handsome actor, he’s incredibly talented. Due to this, he has landed roles in some of the best performing drama series of all time.
Take a look at the list below.
My Love From Another Star
There’s a reason why My Love From Another Star had fans watching each episode while sitting on the edge of their seats every week and peeking out their windows after the show aired, hoping for their own personal alien invasion. The storyline and chemistry the leads had onscreen was incredible
The series was given generally positive reviews during its release in South Korea and received several accolades across Asia.
PLOT: Do Min Joon is an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty period. He possesses a near perfect appearance and enhanced physical abilities involving his vision, hearing and speed. Later, he discovers that he has three months left on Earth. And that is when he meets Cheon Song Yi, the biggest Hallyu star in Korea.
Moon That Embraces the Sun
The drama reached a peak rating of 42%. It won the Best Drama and Best Actor awards in the television category at the 48th Baeksang Arts Awards, and multiple awards at 2012 MBC Drama Awards, including Drama of the Year.
PLOT: The Moon That Embraces the Sun tells the story of a secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the then crown prince, Hwon. Her enemies, jealous of her family’s position in court, schemed against her and wrestled away her rightful place as crown princess and nearly takes her life. Years later, an embittered Hwon meets Wol, now a female shaman who has no recollection of her past.
The drama was popular among teenagers and brought in viewership ratings in the 18 to 20 per cent range during its two-month run.
PLOT: Six students at Kirin High School share dreams of becoming Kpop idols, among others. During their school years, they learn how to develop their singing, songwriting and dancing skills while undergoing personal growth. They also start to develop feelings for one another. Each of them has their own strengths and weaknesses, but they strive to debut with the support and guidance of one another.
PLOT: The drama is set in the backstage world of the broadcasting industry. The story revolves around the dynamic work and life of people who work in the entertainment division of the television network. Ra Jun Mo, a 10-year veteran PD of variety shows, is described to have a long list of variety shows credit but without a notable program under his name. 10-year veteran music show PD, Tak Ye Jin, is described to have started out as an innocent and smart young rookie but the harsh working competition has changed her personality. The story will leave various deep messages about friendship, family, fame, support, bullying and betrayal in the broadcast industry.
For such a short story this show got very respectable critical reviews and ratings, on average 17.9%, compared to most K-dramas which average 5% to 10% rating shares.
PLOT: The drama begins in 1988 and focuses on the life of Kang Man Ho, a stuntman in his early 30s who has a one night stand with a pianist, Lee Hyun Jae. Man Ho soon has to learn how to take care of his son and become a father who makes sacrifices for his son.
Comment below which one of Kim Soo Hyun dramas you’ve enjoyed the most.