Lee Min Ho is perhaps one of South Korea’s best-known actors right now. He has occupied a comfy place as a global celebrity. Not just in South Korea but also throughout the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and even America, the mere mention of his name will send female followers into a frenzy. Lee Min Ho’s stardom is evidenced by the fact that he is consistently included on lists of the best Korean actors and most well-known actors.
The hunk also reached CNN’s Hottest South Korean celebrity list, joining other well-known actors like Jang Dong Gun, Joo Jin Mo, and Won Bin on that list. In 2005, Lee Min Ho began his acting career in modest roles in dramas like I Am Sam, in which he co-starred with Park Min Young. But people didn’t start paying close attention to him until his breakthrough portrayal as a chaebol in Boys Over Flowers.
Lee Min Ho hasn’t always been passionate about acting. He had wanted to play soccer as a career, but an injury he sustained in elementary school made that impossible. However, during his second year of high school, he started developing an interest in acting and secured a contract with Starhaus Entertainment, the company he currently works for. As they say, the rest is history. Here is our top pick of 4 must-watch K-dramas featuring Lee Min Ho.
The Legend of the Blue Sea
This drama has love, fun, emotions, and fine comedy, which makes it to the top list. This love story is quite different from the rest as here you will get to experience how a mermaid (Shim Chung) and a common man (Lee Min Ho) fall for each other, but soon they realize that both of them have a deep past that connects them. It is really fun to watch how a mermaid survives in the modern world and what challenges she faces outside the sea.
The narrative is a grand, multigenerational family saga that is steeped in history. In the narrative, a family of immigrants spanning four generations must make decisions and make sacrifices that will have a lasting impact on their lives.
Boys Over Flowers
Gu Jun Pyo (Lee min Ho) is an attractive, popular, super-rich, and talented boy who has a boy gang of similar qualities. This group of boys rules the school, and almost every girl wants to be by their side. A daughter of a dry cleaner Geum (Ku Hye Sun), who gets enrolled in this school full of riches, gets bullied and tormented in the beginning, but later it is good to see how she makes her place in this prestigious school. Anyone who enjoys a good narrative about enemies-to-lovers must watch this.
The King: Eternal Monarch
This intriguing story about parallel universes serves as the backdrop for some fantastic sequences in this series’ awesome tale. The protagonist of the tale enters a parallel dimension while riding via a mysterious gateway. The series’ inter-universal love narrative and its action sequence will keep you glued in your seat.