Aafreen Hossain, Delhi: If you have never watched any Korean drama before but are always intrigued when your friends continuously chat about them the whole day. Then worry not, just allow me to help you out there and introduce you to a whole new world. K-dramas are the Korean language TV series that have a variety of genres to choose from. After the recent Hallyu or Korean wave, Korean culture is increasingly getting popular among the youth across the world.
Riya Choudhary, Delhi: ‘Aloha’, sung by Jo Jung-suk for his recently completed drama Hospital Playlist, is written by Kim Tae-hoon and composed by Wi Jong-soo. The soulful composition was released on March 27, 2020, as a part of the OSTs of the drama, in which the actor stars as one of the protagonists.
Sonal Naudiyal, Dehradun, Uttarakhand: Crash Landing on You is a 16-episode tvN series that stars Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin in the lead. The romantic drama aired from December 14, 2019 to February 16, 2020, and became the third-highest-rated South Korean drama in cable television history.
Prianka Chaudhary, Delhi: Nowadays Korean skincare is really popular in India, and in order to cater to the demands of the customers here, a few Korean brands have opened their branches in some cities and also started their official websites.
Suba, Pondicherry: South Korea is a highly developed nation in Asia and one of the global leaders in the field of science, technology, and innovation-driven fields. It was also awarded “the most innovative nation in the world” for six consecutive years by the Bloomberg Innovation Index. It has dominated the world with its high-quality offerings and is much loved for its products and services.
Abani Sangwan, Delhi: Monsta X is a South Korean boy band under Starship Entertainment that has just made their awaited comeback in May 2020, with their extended play ‘Fantasia X.’ If you are new to them, I will help you out by introducing these wonderful artists which might help you to know them better. Each member of the group itself is the reason why you should stan Monsta X. Let’s get started.
Gauran Sharma, Delhi: Directed by Jason Kim, Midnight Runners is an action comedy film that was released in August 2017. If you are a fan of watching those kinds of cop movies that have cool cops with cool cars and fancy action scenes, then Midnight Runners is not the one you’re looking for. This movie is an awkward yet realistic cop comedy that stars Park Seo-joon and Kang Ha-neul who play the role of two students, studying at the Korean National Police University. The two actors have done an amazing job in portraying their characters with their hilarious comic timing and impeccable acting skills.
Misha Bharti, Delhi: This is the drama where it all started and filled my monotonous life with so many bright colors. My journey into the world of K-dramas began with one of the most popular and renowned Korean drama ‘My Love from the Star’. I cannot forget my first experience of watching this drama that truly touched my heart, and now I am on an unstoppable journey of binge-watching K-dramas. This drama is a blend of emotions, love, friendship, fantasy, jealousy, and serenity.
Rimsha Seher, Delhi: They say that there’s an untold story behind a person’s favourite song – a reason why they like the song so much that its name rolls out of their tongue every time they’re asked about their favourite song. Could it be that they can relate to the lyrics? Or is it because they are enthralled by the melody? The reason behind a song being someone’s favourite can only be answered by the person, just like how only I can describe why ‘The Truth Untold (ft.Steve Aoki)’ from BTS’s album, Love Yourself: Tear, is my favourite song.
Mehak Sharma, Delhi: Once in a while, we find ourselves encountering days where we just want to be left alone with our thoughts. Though the reasons for such gloomy days may vary. It could either be stagnant and monotonous life, or the inability to determine whether we are on the right track in life or not. Everyone needs to be comforted during such times. And what could be better than music that stirs up emotions and offers endless comfort! So, here is a list of 10 K-pop songs straight from my playlist.