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By Ramsha Nayab

March 3, 2023

Most Popular Korean Dramas To Watch

The World of the Married

This Korean drama chronicles the life of Ji Sun Woo (Kim Hee-ae), a renowned associate director in a hospital. She is married to Lee Tae Oh (Park Hae-joon), who runs a small entertainment firm. They live happily with their teenage son Joon Young (Jeon Jin-seo) in Gosan.

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Sky Castle

One of the most popular Korean dramas, Sky Castle is a satirical series revolving around wealthy mothers living in a grand residential area called Sky Castle. They try their best to ensure their husbands are successful and their children get into top universities, like Seoul National University, even if it costs destroying others’ lives.

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Crash Landing on You

Directed by Kim Hui-won and Jung Hyo Lee, Crash Landing on You is about a South Korean heiress, Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin), who unknowingly lands in North Korea following a paragliding accident. Her destiny changes, as a charming army officer Ri Jeong-hyeok (Hyun Bin) rescues and falls in love with her.

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This fantasy-romance drama follows a modern-day goblin Kim Shin (Gong Yoo), who was a decorated military general during the Goryeo Dynasty in his past life. He is framed as a traitor and killed by his jealous master, the young King, while fighting in a battle.

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Mr. Sunshine

Another Eung-bok Lee directorial, this brilliant drama revolves around a young boy named Eugene Choi, known as Mr. Sunshine (Lee Byung-hun), who escapes to the US during 1871 Shinmiyangyo (US expedition to Korea), following a tragic event in Joseon.

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Mr. Queen

Jang Bong-Hwan (Choi Jin-hyuk), a modern-day chef works at the President’s Blue House. One day, he is transported to the Joseon period, where his spirit gets trapped in the body of Queen Kim So Yong (Hye-Sun Shin).

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Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce)

Directed by Yoo Jeong-Joon and Lee Seung-Hoon, the second season of Love (ft. Marriage & Divorce) became one of the best Korean dramas of all time, after it was aired in 2021.

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