New Korean drama “Doctors” has been a popular topic these days. After “Descendants of the Sun” cast landed them a big fan base, this new K-drama seems to follow their footsteps. Get to know more about the show’s lead actress, Park Shin Hye.
1. She became known in a famous Korean drama.
The South Korean actress rose to fame for her role on Korean drama “Stairway to Heaven” back in 2003. She portrayed the younger version of character Han Jung-suh in the series. Recently, she reunited with her former co-star on the new series, “Doctors.”
The show’s new character Pi Yeong Gook was the younger Song Ju in “Stairway to Heaven.” On Instagram, she wrote: “This isn’t ‘Stairway to Heaven.’ Yes, it’s #’Doctors’~ #SongJuOppa is #PiYeongGook. So Dr. Pi Yeong Gook you trying to be friends?”
2. She is now called the “Action Queen.”
According to reports, she does not have a stunt double for the K-drama series. According to Soompi, new stills showed Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won practicing their kicks in a boxing match scene. The publication noted that the actress has “no sign of exhaustion.”
When this particular scene aired on the show’s Episode 4, reports mentioned that this episode has now the highest viewership ratings to date.
3. Aside from being an actress, she is also a singer and a model.
Her latest endeavor includes Yook Sung Jae of K-pop boy group BtoB. Watch their new video below for their promotion of Mamonde.
4. She loves her character very much.
“Park Shin Hye, who may already be well-known for her versatility, filmed her action scenes without a stunt double. Her absorption into the character is admirable. Her affection and sense of responsibility for her role shows just what a professional and strong actress she is,” a source told Soompi.
5. Her chemistry with Kim Rae Won is luring in more viewers.
Several media outlets claim that the show’s success could follow that of “Descendants of the Sun.”
Will Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won be as famous as Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye Kyo? Catch “Doctors” every Monday and Tuesday at 10:00 p.m KST on the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS).