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…

Spotlight on ASTRO

Ishika Gupta, New Delhi The term K-Pop includes many musical genres under its umbrella. Every group is capable of excelling in a variety of different styles and genres. From SeoTaiji in the 1990s to the Girls generation in 2007, the industry has seen many amazing talents. Groups like BTS, Blackpink, EXO, Got7, are immensely popular…

K-Drama Review: My ID is Gangnam Beauty

My ID is Gangnam Beauty follows the life of Kang Mi-rae, post her plastic surgery and her journey of realizing and dealing with her insecurities. It stars Im Soo-hyang as Kang Mi-rae and Cha Eun-woo as Do Kyung-seok in the lead roles. This K-Drama aired in 2018 and became an instant hit with its light but strong portrayal of the social issues like sexism and discrimination based on beauty standards.