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Acting in a romantic Korean drama may be commonplace, but it’s also possible that the romantic drama is spiced up a bit of comedy to bring laughter. Unfortunately, not all artists are able to play the role of a woman who can show her witty side.
However, there are some actresses who are judged to be capable of doing so. The actresses were dubbed the queen of romcoms in the Korean drama world. Who the hell are they?
Jun Ji Hyun
Jun Ji Hyun was first known for her success in the romantic-comedy my Sassy Girl (2001). It is considered one of the best romantic-comedy films. Three years later, he starred in windstruck (2004) as an adaptation of the previous film.
After her acting success on the big screen, in 2013, Jun Ji Hyun starred in the drama My Love From The Star which is now one of the best dramas of all time. Not only his funny acting, Jun Ji Hyun also succeeded in building good chemistry with his co-stars. In 2016, he also starred in the drama The Legend of The Blue Sea with Lee Min Ho.
Kong Hyo Jin
Kong Hyo Jin has long been known as the queen of romcoms for the roles she plays in each of her plays. Not only a comedy drama, he was also able to show his acting talents in various genres.
Some of the dramas and films he starred in were Pasta (2010), Master’s Sun (2013), It’s Okay That’s Love (2013), Jealousy Incarnate (2016), Crazy Romance (2019), and When the Camellia Blooms (2019).
Another interesting thing, all the drama he starred in, was a highly rated success until mamou brought his name increasingly popular. He is also known to build good chemistry with all his co-stars.
Hwang Jung Eum
Having debuted since 2005 starring in up to 20 Korean dramas, Hwang Jung Eum is also known as the queen of romcoms who never fails with her witty acting.
Hwang Jung Eum’s acting began to steal attention since she starred in the drama High Kick! 2 (2009), she was awarded Best New Actress at the 2010 Baeksang Arts Awards.
Her popularity as a romcom queen rose after starring in the dramas Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), and She Was Pretty (2015). Both plays, were highly rated successes. Hwang Jung Eum has also just finished his latest romantic-comedy Korean drama Mystic Pop-up Bar.
Choi Gang Hee
Since her success in the romantic-comedy Petty Romance (2010), Choi Gang Hee has received numerous offers of comedy dramas. The 43-year-old actress recently appeared in her latest highly rated drama Good Casting.
Some of the romantic-comedy dramas he starred in include Protect The Boss (2011), Heart to Heart (2015), Queen of Mystery (2017), and Queen of Mystery 2 (2018). Choi Gang Hee is reportedly considering starring in a new drama called Hello, Its Me! That’s scheduled to air next year.
Park Bo Young
Small-faced and youthful, actress Park Bo Young was popular with Scandal Makers (2008), starring Cha Tae Hyun. The family film was a huge success at the time.
In 2015, Park Bo Young appeared in the drama Oh My Ghost,which tells the story of a weak girl possessed by a virgin ghost. His acting and funny mannerisms attracted attention. Park Bo Young was also the most expensive artist on tvN that year.
Two years later, she starred in the drama Strong Woman Do Bong Soon with Park Hyung Sik. The play tells the story of a girl who has superpowers. The strong chemistry between the two captivated the audience until it was dubbed the “ParkPark Couple”.
Well, that’s a series of actresses dubbed the romcom queens by audiences thanks to their witty acting in every play or movie. Of the five actresses above, which one is your favorite?