Kim Joo-young, a character in the drama sets the perfect mood for this drama. With a beautifully woven but intense plot line and an equally remarkable acting endeavor, this drama was meant to be one of the record-breakers in viewership. This JTBC drama started airing in November 2018. This article doesn’t consist of any spoilers so you can read it till the end!
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.
An evocative story of an underdog’s revenge recipe set in the backdrop of a society where the ‘strong prey on the weak’ – JTBC’s ‘Itaewon Class’ is definitely not your ordinary tale of vengeance.
Sanskriti Saxena, Delhi: The 2019 KBS drama ‘When the Camellia Blooms’ focuses on the daily lives of people in a small town of Ongsan, amidst an unsuspecting threat. Oh Dong-baek is a single mother played by Gong Hyo-jin. Hwang Yong-sik is a police officer played by Kang Ha-neul.
Jasmine Khan, Delhi: I have just finished binge-watching ‘Love Alarm’, a latest (well not-so latest, it was released in 2019), K-Drama based on a webtoon of the same name, offered by Netflix, and I am still pleasantly surprised by how different the format and concept of this show is as compared to a lot of K-Dramas.
Riya Choudhary, Delhi: Cinderella and Four Knights is a story of a young woman (Park So-dam) who is given the opportunity to live at the mansion of a rich chaebol and earn some money to attend the college. The chaebol’s three handsome grandsons (Jung Il-woo, Ahn Jae-hyun and Lee Jung-shin) live in the mansion along with a handsome and well-disciplined bodyguard (Choi Min).
Sanskriti Pun, Delhi: Legend of the Blue Sea is rated as one of the highly recommended SBS K-Drama. At first, I thought it was quite overrated, but then I decided to give it a shot. To my surprise, when I started with the first episode, I ended up binge-watching the entire drama in a span of just two days.