K-Drama Review: Penthouse Season 2

Suhasini Singh, Pune, Maharashtra The Penthouse: War in life is South Korean television series starring Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, Eugene, Um Ki-Joon, Yoon Jong-hoon and Park Eun-Seok. The series, directed by Joo Dong-min and written by Kim Soon-ok. The story revolves around education, war and desire to be at the top, the Elites. The series’…

K-Drama Review Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth

Chhavi. P. Sharma, Surat, Gujarat Aired on December 19th, 2016, ‘Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth’ is a drama based on the Kingdom of Silla (57 BC- 935 AD) where a group of young men formed ‘Hwarang.’ Starring Park Seo-joon, Go Ara, and Park Hyung-Sik, this series was aired every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 (KST) till February 21, 2017. Main Cast Hwarang is a Romantic/Historical…

K-Drama Review: Team Bulldog – Off-Duty Investigation

Krishna Kishen, New Delhi “BEFORE SUCH DAMNED DUTY, I SEE PEOPLE!” How beautiful the world would be if every police officer around the world saw the world with such a point of view? Wouldn’t the world become a better place? This is exactly what you will find in the action and comedy packed Korean Drama…

My Experience of the Hallyu Wave

Saumya Jain, New Delhi “Korea is the cause of my Euphoria.” Well for me Hallyu or the Korean wave hit me almost 6 years back in 2014. I guess it will be the first and the last thing that hit me hard and I quite liked it, rather I should say I loved it. For…

K-Drama Review: Shopping King Louie

Chandra Joshi, New Delhi A romantic South Korean comedy series ‘Shopping King Louie’ also known as ‘Shopaholic Louis’ starring Seo In-guk, Nam Ji-hyun, Yoon Sang-hyun, and Im Se-mi written by Oh Ji-young aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 10 P.M. (KST) on MBC from 21 September to 10 November 2016. Cast Seo In-guk played the…

K-Drama Review: Strangers from Hell

Ankita Panda, Kolkata, West Bengal Trigger Warning for elements of gore, indirect cannibalism, and PTSD in the drama. Strangers from Hell also known as Hell is Other People or Others are Hell (타인은 옥이다) starring Im Si-wan, Lee Dong-wook, Lee Jung-eun, and many more prominent actors. Adapted from a webtoon with the same title by…

K-Drama Review: How Are U Bread

Suparna Mitra, Kolkata, West Bengal ‘How Are U Bread‘ is a South Korean-Chinese web drama released in 2020. It has a total of 5 episodes and the main genre of the drama is romance, fantasy, and food! The main cast includes EXO’s Suho (Kim Jun-myeon) as Han Do-woo and Lee Se-young as Noh Mi-rae. Plot…

K-Drama Review: Welcome to Waikiki

Meghna Sharma, Panchkula, Haryana Are you having a bad day or a bad mood? Well, as the experts say, gwenchana gwenchana (it’s okay); I got your back! This drama is going to make you snap out of it and you will be as pleased as a punch! Plot ‘Welcome to Waikiki’ is a 20-episode, 2018,…

K-Drama Review: Chicago Typewriter

Naveena Nair, Vadodara, Gujarat Filled to the brim with romance, bromance, patriotism, and betrayals; Chicago Typewriter, released in 2017, gives you a glimpse of 1930s South Korea’s struggle for freedom from the clutches of Japan. It was written by the famous writer, Jin Soo-wan; well-known for his works such as Moon Embracing the Sun (2012)…

Why you should watch ‘Melting Me Softly’

Andrea Fernandez, Kollam, Kerala ‘Melting Me Softly’ is a romantic comedy and sci-fi-based drama, where the male lead role is played by Ji Chang-wook as Ma Dong-chan and the female lead is played by Won Jin-ah as Go Mi-ran. Ma Dong-chan is a PD at a broadcasting station and he is the kind of person…