When it comes to U.S movie, you will refer to Hollywood, and in India, there is Bollywood. Likewise, in Korea there is also a popular movie industry but Korean movie is best known for its KPOP dramas. Since there is an emerge of the popular KPOP music, Korean dramas also came along. Millions of people around the world especially Asian people enjoy Korean dramas during their free time. Many of the national channels in each country also buys Korean dramas and translates it into their native language for the audience. If you are one of the Korean drama fans, here are the top 10 popular KPOP dramas in 2020.
1. DESCENDANTS OF THE SUN
Depicting the love story of South Korean captain of Special Force Unit, Yoo Si-Jin stared by Song Joong-Ki with doctor Mo-Yeon stared by Song Hye-Kyo, this movie gained immense popularity. There are in total 16 episodes. The story talks about the struggle love between a soldier whose duty is to kill and a doctor which is to save people. They don’t have time for each other but tried their best to be together. You will surely get back to an episode after another because this drama is so amazing.
2. The Heirs
Written by one of the Korean famous writers, Kim Eun Sook, the Heirs is a trendy drama which received the huge hit from all Korean drama fans around the world. This trendy movie is starred by Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-hye and Kim Woo-bin. It is the first Korean drama co-produced by American digital distribution platform DramaFever. This movie shows the love between a poor young girl with a handsome wealthy boy. They learn what the true love is and struggle to be together. This drama received a lot of awards including one of which is SBS Drama Awards.
3. Please Come Back, Mister
This drama is a kind of fictional movie, which displays the life after death and reincarnation to complete the mission. The main protagonist of the movie is Oh Yeon-Seo starred by Rain, the handsome young man, and Han Hong-nan (Oh Yeon-seo). The drama has the total of 16 episodes and is written based on a Japanese novel entitled Mr. Tsubakiyama’s Seven days by Jiro Asada. Don’t wait! This is such a good movie.
Another South Korean drama, Doctors, is a movie displaying Yoo Hye-jung (Park Shin-hye) was a wayward girl in high school with a prickly, gangster personality. Due to her many childhood scars, Hye-jung keeps her heart closed towards other people. However, she changes after meeting her mentor Hong Ji-hong (Kim Rae-won), who plays a key role in transforming her life from a “hopeless” delinquent to a compassionate doctor. They part ways subsequently but meet again after 13 years, when Yoo Hye-jung becomes a doctor.
5. Moon Embracing the Sun
This television drama series starring Kim Soo-hyun, Han Ga-in, Jung II-Woo and Kim Min-Seo has 20 episodes to be completed. It is a kind of historical and fantasy drama written by Jung Eun-gwol. It tells of a secret, poignant love story between a fictional king of the Joseon Dynasty and a female shaman against the backdrop of Korean traditional palace; and the conflicts and conspiracy of vying political powers. Talking about its awards, this series has won the Best Actor in 48th Baeksang Arts and so forth.
6. W- Two Worlds
W- Two Worlds is another fantasy TV series written by Song Jae-Jung. This series stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. It talks about the secret of a webtoon which a girl who is a surgeon travel back and forth in the fantasy world to see Kang Cheol (Lee Jong-suk). Hyo-joo can come back to the real world if only Kang Cheol changes his feeling. This TV series finish in episode 16. Let’s enjoy the complicated story but interesting plots from this W!
7. Cheese in the Trap
Another recent aired TV series, Cheese in the Trap, stars Park Hae-jin, Kim Go-eun, and Seo Kang-joon. It airs between 4 January to 1 March 2020 for the total of 16 episodes. The author of this TV series is Kim Nam-hee and Go Sun-hee. The drama has its story as it focusses on the life and relationships of a group of university students, particularly the difficult relationship between Hong Seol (Kim Go-eun) and her senior Yoo Jung (Park Hae-jin). This drama won the best Actor and Best New Actress award in 2020.
8. Jealousy Incarnate
Let’s see another romance and comedy TV series, Jealousy Incarnate. It stars Jo Jung-suk, Gong Hyo-jin, Go Kyung-pyo, Lee Mi-sook, Park Ji-young, Lee Sung-jae and Seo Ji-hye. The drama depicts the story of an announcer Lee Hwa-shin (Jo Jung-suk) and a weather forecaster Pyo Na-ri (Gong Hyo-jin) inside a broadcasting studio. Enjoy the movie with laughter and romantic feeling. The total number of episodes of this series is 24.
Signal is another South Korean 2020 TV series starring Lee Je-hoon, Kim Hye-soo and Cho Jin-woong. The full series has 16 episodes aired between January 22 and March 12, 2020. The writer of the series is Kim Eun-hee and the director is Kim Won-seok. The series is about two detectives from different time trying to solve the crimes using walkie-talkie. For those who enjoy detective drama, here is what you should watch.
10. Uncontrollably Fond
If you would like to enjoy the sweet romance with long lost couple and reunite, this drama is the best choice. Uncontrollably Fond stars Kim Woo-bin and Bae Suzy and is written by Lee Kyung-hee. The melodrama shows a story of a couple who had long lost and reunited later on in life. When they met again, Shin Joon-young (Kim Woo-bin) is now a top actor-singer while No Eul (Bae Suzy) is a documentary producer. No Eul is tasked to film Joon-young’s documentary while Joon Young gave her miserable time before agreeing and plan to win her heart back.