It is Park Shin Hye’s birthday today and we list down 5 amazing dramas from her filmography that you cannot miss. Read on to find out.
Happy Birthday, Park Shin Hye. The talented actress turns 31 years old today (32 years according to Korean age). Park Shin Hye has been acting since her late teens. She became a household name when she played the younger version of Choi Ji-woo”s character in the popular Korean drama Stairway to Heaven in 2003. She went on to play many supporting parts in various dramas. She got her breakthrough after starring as a cross-dressing heroine in the romantic-comedy musical drama, You’re Beautiful opposite Jang Keun-suk.
Since then she has headlined many blockbuster Korean dramas alongside top Hallyu stars. She recently made her comeback with JTBC’s 10th-anniversary special fantasy-mystery drama Sisyphus: The Myth. She plays an elite and skilled warrior from the future called Kang Seo Hae, who must fight against all odds to protect the genius engineer, Han Tae Sul, played by Cho Seung Woo. Today on the occasion of her birthday, We take a look at 5 must-watch dramas from her amazing filmography.
1. Memories Of The Alhambra
This fantasy, love and adventure drama combines the special effects of augmented reality with magical elements. Hyun Bin plays CEO Yoo Jin Woo and Shin Hye plays Jung Hee Joo or Emma, the beautiful owner of a hostel in Spain, who makes CEO Yoo Jin Woo’s heart flutter.
Shin Hye plays an intelligent and fearless doctor Yoo Hye Jung, who finds it tough to trust anyone, owing to her difficult childhood. She transforms into a more trusting and open person, after encountering Dr Hong Ji Hong, played by veteran actor Kim Rae Won. Lee Sung Kyung and Yoon Kyun Sang also play pivotal roles in the drama.
Park Shin Hye plays a stubborn and strong-willed character, Choi In Ha, who wishes to become a respected reporter like her mother. However, she suffers from the Pinocchio syndrome (she cannot lie). It is a wonderful socio-commentary on politics and ethics and her battle against the unjust system. Also, her chemistry with her ‘grand-uncle’, Choi Dal Po, played by Lee Jong Suk is to watch out for.
4. You’re Beautiful
Shin Hye stars as a cross-dressing heroine in this romantic comedy musical drama. She plays the twin roles of Go Min Nyeo aka Gemma and Go Mi Nam and joins the famous band A.N.JELL, to help her twin brother keep his place in the band. Her life changes when she meets the handsome lead singer Hwang Tae Kyung, played by Jang Geun Suk.
5. The Heirs
A classic Cinderella tale, Park Shin Hye portrays Cha Eun Sang, a poor but dignified young lady, who works part-time jobs to make ends meet. She encounters the young and brash Kim Tan, played by Lee Min Ho and they pursue a romance, which is set against all odds. Park Shin Hye and Lee Min Ho share a crackling chemistry and in this teen rom-com Kdrama.
Honorary mentions include Heartstrings and Flower Boy Next Door.
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