Ritika Jain, New Delhi When my K-Drama journey began, I watched a lot of them, not because of any particular actor/actress in it, but simply because of the plot and positive reviews garnered by it. The very first actor that made me watch not one, but many of his dramas, solely because he was the…
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K-Drama Review: What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim
Saumya Jain, New Delhi This drama is one of the earliest Korean dramas I have watched. I fell in love with this drama so much that I ended up watching it three times! Crazy, right? I know, but every time I watched it, it gave me that same level of fun and entertainment. This drama is…
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…
5 Existing Korean Beauty Standards
Shalini Roy, Kolkata, West Bengal: As you know, the high level of beauty standard is a well-known feature of Korea for a long time which has mostly been influenced by media, actors, and K-pop idols. Most of the people in Korea desire to look perfect like Korean celebrities which have led to the fixation of such high beauty standards. There are many features that define the ideal type of Korean beauty standards. Lets have a look over five of the most common ones.
K-Song Review: Start Over by Gaho
Riya Rawat, Noida, Uttar Pradesh: Start over is one of the main theme songs from the popular K-drama, Itaewon Class, starring famous south Korean actor Park Seo-joon. Written by Park Sung and performed by Kang Dae-ho, also known as Gaho, the song has won multiple awards and nominations including Best OST in 12th Melon Music Awards and others. One year after its release in 2020, this song still gives me goosebumps because of its relatable lyrics and beautifully conceptualised video. The song acts as a binding force for the viewers throughout the music video, as the storyline of the series unfolds.
Environment Preservation Initiatives by K-Celebs
Isha Singh (New Delhi); Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab), and Chanchal Bharti (Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh): Every year, 5th June is celebrated as World Environment Day to raise awareness about the protection of the environment. The theme of this year’s Environment Day was “Ecosystem Restoration.” There are many notable celebrities from South Korea who understand their social resposibilities and have many times stepped ahead to carry out initiatives that are meant to save and protect the nature and the environment. With the strong and familial connection, they have with their fans, they not only leave a positive impact on them, but also encourage many people around the globe to do their bit. Here, we will highlight some of the impressive causes and acts that these celebrities from South Korea have been a part of:
K-Drama Review: She Was Pretty
Rimjhim Thakur, Delhi: The outer beauty and physical appearance of a person or a thing is just an illusion but what is eternal is the inner beauty. Even the famous idiom ‘never judge a book by its cover’ holds true for a reason. Based on the same theme, MBC aired a simple and sweet yet meaningful drama called She Was Pretty, which talked about the supposedly imperfect attributes of a person that can be their most beautiful qualities in reality.
K-Movie Review: Midnight Runners
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.
5 Reasons To Watch ‘Itaewon Class’
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.