K-dramas are a hit among people. The craze of these dramas has spread worldwide. With the success of Squid Game, more and more people are getting drawn towards the world of K-dramas. Often K-dramas have an intriguing plotline accompanied by breathtaking visuals and topped with extremely talented actors who keep the audience hooked to the screen till the very end.
If you, too, are a fan of K-dramas but haven’t watched many yet, here is a list of 7 K-dramas that you definitely can’t miss watching.
Park Hoon and his father, Park Cheol, were duped and taken to North Korea. Park Hoon was schooled to be a doctor in North Korea by his father, who was already a well-known physician. After attending medical school in North Korea, he went on to become a brilliant cardiothoracic surgeon. He fell madly in love with Song Jae-hee there. Park Hoon attempted to flee to South Korea with Jae-hee when his father died, but they lost contact in the end. Park Hoon was able to make his way to South Korea on his own. Park Hoon begins his career as a doctor in a prestigious hospital in South Korea. Meanwhile, he met a female who resembles Jae-hee, Doctor Han Seung-hee, who claims to have never met Park Hoon.
Descendants of the Sun
Captain Yoo Shi Jin of the South Korean Special Forces and Doctor Kang Mo Yeon, a Surgeon at Haesung Hospital in Seoul, start a romantic relationship. Both in their Motherland and in the imaginary, war-torn country of Urk, they will find themselves in the midst of major events and grave perils. However, in the sad circumstances that follow, Shi-jin is killed in an accident, leaving a bereaved Mo-Yeon behind. But he eventually finds his way back after being rescued, and the two of them reconnect after a long time apart.
Crash Landing on You
The top series adapts a modern Romeo and Juliet story to the topic of forbidden love. Instead of the Montagues and Capulets, it tells the story of Yoon Se-Ri, a South Korean millionaire and CEO, and Ri Jeong-Hyeok, a North Korean Special Forces Unit Captain. Under normal conditions, the duo would never have met due to the rigid divide between North and South Korean land. Yoon Se-Ri, on the other hand, crashes into the North Korean Demilitarized Zone following a near-miss with a cyclone while paragliding in South Korea. Captain Ri Jeong-Hyeok is the person she encounters here.
What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim
Lee Young-joon is a prominent corporation’s vice-chairman. His life is turned upside down when his very talented secretary, Kim Mi-so, announces her resignation after nine years of service to Lee Young-joon. After speaking with his best buddy, who also happens to be a board director in his firm, Young-joon vowed to do everything he could to ensure Mi-so remained by his side. Throughout the voyage, Lee Young-joon makes several plans, while Kim Mi-so tries to track down the elusive guy from a previous terrible episode in which she was a participant as a youngster. As they heal one another from their prior terrible experience of being kidnapped, Kim Mi-so falls in love with Lee Young-joon.
Strong Woman Do-Bong Soon
Do Bong-soon possessed supernatural power from birth. Her ambition is to develop a video game in which she is the protagonist. She aspires to be a willowy and graceful woman like her crush, In Gook-du, a police officer. Because of her power, she is hired as a bodyguard for Ahn Min-hyuk, the CEO of Ainsoft, a game firm. C Min-hyuk is a strange man who is frivolous, spoiled, and disobeys the norms. He’s recently received anonymous threats, blackmail, and even been stalked. A series of kidnapping incidents break out in Dobong-dong and Bong-soon is determined to find the perpetrator.
Park Joo-hyung was adopted by an Italian family when he was eight years old. Later, he joins the mafia and is adopted by Don Fabio, the Cassano Family’s patriarch. He becomes a lawyer, a mafia consigliere, and Don Fabio’s right-hand man after renaming himself “Vincenzo Cassano.” Following Fabio’s death, Paolo, Fabio’s biological son and the new Cassano Family boss seeks to assassinate Vincenzo. He escapes to Seoul, where he sets out to reclaim 1.5 tonnes of gold that he helped a recently deceased Chinese mogul hide in the Geumga Plaza basement. However, the building has been unlawfully taken over by a Babel Group subsidiary, and Vincenzo must utilize his abilities to recapture it and restore his money.
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) shares a home with his autistic older brother Moon Sang-tae (Oh Jung-se). Since Sang-tae saw their mother’s death, they have repeatedly moved from town to town. Everywhere they go, Gang-Tae works as a caretaker at a mental institution. He meets a famous children’s book writer, Ko Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji), who is reported to have antisocial personality disorder while working at a hospital.