A Significant Part of My Music Storybook: NU’EST

Mehak Sharma, New Delhi ‘New establish style and tempo’ or commonly known as NU’EST is a South Korean boy-band pop group that debuted under Pledis Entertainment in the year 2012 with the single ‘Face.’ The group’s contract came to an end on 15th March 2022 after ten years. The group consists of 5 members- JR,…

7 Reasons to Visit Seoul

Pratyusha Dash, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh From swoon-worthy scenery, to kimchilicious food, 7 reasons why Seoul should be your next travel destination! A blast from the past on the streets of the present Along with the modern streets bustling with futuristic innovations, there are many historical gems that you can easily find all around Seoul….

K-Interview: Singer & Songwriter SPLEN

Isha Singh, New Delhi For people who aren’t yet aware about you, could you please introduce yourself as well as elaborate a bit on your stage name – “Splen.” Hello guys. My stage name is Splen and I’m a singer-songwriter. “Splen” comes from the first three syllable of “Splendid” which means great. We would like…

Unforgettable OSTs of Guardian – The Lonely and Great God

Ojasvi Peer, Hyderabad, Telangana There is a saying by Aldous Huxley that goes, ‘After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music,’ and I believe majority of people agree will agree to this because sometimes the only thing we need when we are speechless, overwhelmed to say or react in any particular…

K-Movie Review: ‘Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds’

Ankita Panda, Kolkata, West Bengal Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (신과함께 : 죄와 벌) is a fantasy action film released in the year 2017. The film is based on the webtoon series Along with the Gods by Joo Ho-min. It is directed by Kim Yong-hwa and stars Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun, Ju Ji-hoon and Kim Hyang-gi. The film was distributed by Lotte Entertainment and spanned over 140 mins with the production value of…

Superior B-Sides That Should Be On Your Playlist

Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala Cinematic music videos, explosive choreographies, and fashion inspos for days; this is what hooks us onto the title tracks but in the midst of all this; B-sides get overshadowed by their counterparts. Here are 10 B-sides from K-Pop boy groups that you shouldn’t miss! DAY6’s Afraid Extending from the general theme…

K-Song Review: SPIDER BY HOSHI

Kimi Kar (Agartala, Tripura) & Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab) Hoshi, member of the self-producing idol group, SEVENTEEN, revealed his first solo mix tape at 10:10 pm KST on 26th May 2021, making his fans surprised and curious as the member was finally going to welcome his first solo mix tape. Fans were sent into a…

KOREAN CULTURE AS SOFT POWER

Abhishek Sharma, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh The term soft power was coined by US scholar Joseph Nye in the 1980s, which meant the ability of a country to persuade or co-opt others to do what it wants without force or coercion. It was just another way to look at the idea of influencing states in the…

K- MOVIE REVIEW: Miss & Mrs. Cops

Aanchal Yadav, New Delhi The movie, Miss & Mrs. Cops (걸캅스), directed by Jung Da-won, was released in the year 2019. It is about two police cops who set out to fight against the heinous crime that has been taking place against women in South Korea wherein men are using spy cams to record women…

K-Drama Review: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo

Meghana Jayaraj, Kolkata, West Bengal A Worth Watching Romantic Comedy Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo is a K-Drama of the sparkling romance between two Olympic athletes of different categories, completing their journey with lots of struggles and tough competition. The drama comprises 16 episodes and the main casts starring Lee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk, Lee Jae-yoon, and…