K-Drama Review: Uncontrollably Fond

Shrishti Kalwar, Mumbai, Maharashtra

As the name implies, you can’t stop liking this drama even though it will eventually leave you sobbing and devastated. This drama is a story of two teenagers, Noh Eul and Shin Joon-young, who meet each other in high school and then come across having multiple encounters with each other through the time since they were teenagers till becoming adults; working to fulfil their responsibilities. But every time they meet each other, their fate has a different plan for them. The genre of this drama is centered on romance and melodrama starring Kim Woo-bin, Bae Suzy, Lim Ju-hwan and Lim Ju-eun, packed in 20 episodes.

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Plot

Shin Joon-young, played by Kim Woo-bin, lives with his mother and is unaware about his father’s identity. He just knows that his father left him and his mother. One day, he learns that his father is a famous prosecutor and has his own family. Joon-young’s mother always wanted him to become a prosecutor like his father, so he starts working hard academically even though he is not really good at it; which makes situation difficult for him and he ends up breaking-up with his girlfriend.

On the other hand, Noh Eul, played by Bae Suzy; is the best friend of Shin Joon-young’s girlfriend. After their breakup, Noh Eul confronts her best friend and tries to get back at Shin Joon-young and come across each other’s path for the first time. The character of Noh Eul is kind and full of life. She lives with her younger brother and her father who is a street food seller. The story takes a turn when Noh Eul’s father dies in a car accident and the person who is responsible for that car accident is saved by bribing the prosecutor named Choi Hyun-joon. Noh Eul tries to meet prosecutor Choi Hyun-joon and asks him to reveal the truth, but he refuses to help. And since her father is no more, the loan sharks start reaching her out forcing Noh Eul to leave the city.

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Few years later, Shin Joon-young is preparing for the entrance exam when he again meets Noh Eul. Meanwhile, Noh Eul gets some evidence that can reveal the truth of her father’s death so she calls prosecutor Choi Hyun-joon and asks him to come clean before she uncovers the truth by herself. As Shin Joon-young hears the conversation, he tries to stop and interrupt her from meeting the prosecutor for his own reasons, but it leaves Noh Eul hurt fighting for her life in an accident. Feeling guilty about hurting Noh Eul and hiding secrets from her, he gives up on becoming a prosecutor. As fate brings them together again, this time Shin Joon-young meets Noh Eul as an actor and is approached by her for a documentary.

Apart from the lead characters, there are two more characters who play an important role in adding twists and new turns to their story; Choi Hyun-joon and his son, Choi Ji-tae. As the story progresses with Noh Eul’s attempts to catch her father’s murderer, she also comes across a shocking truth about Shin Joon-young that leaves her devastated. As they both fight their own battels, Shin Joon-young finds himself responsible for Noh Eul’s struggles. He tries his best to fix situation so that he can end her sufferings. But, the future has something else in store for him. Years ago, for Noh Eul, Shin Joon-young made a deal and as fate comes across for both, it’s time for him to pay back.

Why you should watch it?

Whether they get back together or not, the climax of this drama is sure to leave a strong and long lasting impact on the viewer. The story of this drama is heart-breaking, so you can mentally prepare yourselves for lots of tears, but the beautiful end to this drama will also make you smile as you say goodbye to this heart-wrenching story. This drama does have certain moments that will tickle your funny bones, and some scenes will make you fall in love with the couple even more. This is one of the dramas where Kim Woo-bin’s acting as a lead has taken the spotlight; along with Bae Suzy’s perfect portrayal of Noh Eul. Watch the beautiful OST of this drama here:

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Hope you all like this drama and don’t forget to have some tissues with you, especially during the last episodes! Have you already watched this drama? What are your views? Tell me about it in the comments below.

48 Comments Add yours

  1. smitiyer says:

    Reading this had me in tears😭 I’ll surely watch this🙌

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Don’t worry you will get some laughter dose as well in between 😁 thanks for reading ❤

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  2. This drama made me cry so much😭 Well written👏

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Me too😭 thank you ❤

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  3. anishanath says:

    The plot is so nice ,I think I have got my next K-Drama,I will surely give it a watch. This article is perfectly written for someone who didn’t watchthe drama.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Glad you liked it❤ I hope you enjoy it 😊

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  4. teecee0506 says:

    This drama has my heart ♥️🤍♥️

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  5. I haven’t watched this drama yet firstly because I have heard about the sad ending but now after reading this article and knowing about it’s heart – wrenching story I will definitely give it a go. I am looking forward to watch this drama soon, thank you for the recommendation.

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      I feel the best part of this drama is the ending because eventhough it’s sad it shows the reality. Thank you, I really hope you enjoy it 😁❤

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  6. shwets007 says:

    The pain that this drama brings is a proof that this story is so good.

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Yess😍😍😍

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  7. This was such an amazing drama😭😭 Had me in tears and left me with such overwhelming feelings🥺❤️❤️

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      It really does 💔

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  8. Smriti. L says:

    I cried a lot when I watched this drama😭 beautifully written 💕

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Same here🥲🥲🥲

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  9. Jasmine says:

    This K-drama is one of the saddest K-dramas. I am yet to finish knowing it will leave me sobbing. 😭😭😭

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      I hope you finished it soon❤

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  10. kylemyoxin78 says:

    I cried while watching this…

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  11. Anushka Gupta says:

    I cried my eyes out 😭

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  12. hallyufan135 says:

    After I started watching Kdrama, it’s the first drama which jas not a happy ending. I crird my heart ouy. But it’s worth to watch..😢😢😢😍😍❤️

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Yes it’s worth all our tears 😢❤

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  13. ojashreya27 says:

    This is such an amazing drama. Although I have watched it but this made my heart go weak and now I’ll watch this again. Well-written 💜

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    1. I will watch this kdrama soon!!🥺💗

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      1. shrishti3599 says:

        Hope you will enjoy it 😊

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  14. ojashreya27 says:

    I’m a simp for sad endings 🙂

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Then this should definitely be on your favorite list❤

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  15. Kartikeya says:

    Man!!! The combination of love and melodrama is one of the best genres. Looks like I’m going to fill a complete bucket with tears after watching it.
    Thanks for recommending this masterpiece!

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    1. shrishti3599 says:

      Totally agreed. Thanks for the appreciation 😁❤

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  16. rupalikujur says:

    Man! I cried a lot while watching this drama ㅠㅠ It was one emotional ride!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. shrishti3599 says:

      😭😭😭❤❤❤

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  17. mehaksharma2803 says:

    Loved watching this one 🌼

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  18. shrishti3599 says:

    Me too😭😭 thank you ❤

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  19. shrishti3599 says:

    Same pinch 🥲💔

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  20. shrishti3599 says:

    Well then this one should be one your favorite kdramas❤😁

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  21. ekta1927 says:

    I love this drama💜💜💜

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  22. khiroda06 says:

    Seems like I have to watch this right now 😭💙

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  23. Pooja Prasad says:

    Amazingly written. Loved the drama Ofcourse.❤️ A must watch 😭

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  24. Sweety patel says:

    Beautifully written ✨❣️

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  25. Sweety Patel says:

    Can’t get over this drama🥺🥀
    Beautifully written ✨❣️

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  26. Sweety Patel says:

    Beautifully written ✨🌸

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  27. One of my fav emotional drama.. thankyou for this review

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  28. Sanchita says:

    Because of this beautiful article iam going to watch again this drama 😁

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