Best Park Bo Gum K-Dramas to Watch

Park Bo Gum’s Best K-Dramas

Park Bo-gum is a South Korean singer, musician and actor who has played various roles on television. His acting duality has been critically acclaimed, making him one of South Korea’s most sought-after actors.

Its partnership with different brands around the world has also contributed to its worldwide fame and coined the term “the Bo-gum effect”.


Answer 1988 (2015)

Bo-gum stars as Choi Taek, a Baduk player who has gained international recognition. Despite his fame and dominance over the council of baduk, he is calm and struggles in handling day-to-day tasks.

Additionally, money and recognition set him apart from his age group, prompting him to rely on his neighborhood friends to connect with the youth, ground himself, and make friends. He is a generous character who rarely gets into trouble. He must navigate the dilemma between friendship and romance when he realizes his crush has another admirer.


Hello Monster (2015)

Bo-gum stars as a lawyer, Jung Sun-ho who is also the long-lost brother of a lead detective in the series with his childhood name Lee Min. The character of young Lee Min is alarming, which petrifies his father who is a criminal psychologist.

However, the father mistakenly thinks that his eldest son is the one with psychotic tendencies due to clever manipulation by young Lee Min.

Finally, the father locks up his eldest son, thinking to protect him from the world. However, little Lee Min is deprived of the strongest influence that helped harbor his evil tendencies. He therefore felt abandoned with his brother locked in the basement.


Love in the Moonlight (2016)

Bo-gum stars as Crown Prince Lee Yeong, the king’s only son and heir to the throne. He is mischievous, intelligent, intelligent and brilliant but also unpredictable, which annoys his servants. He loves music and the arts. At first, he has a complicated relationship with his father blaming him for his mother’s death.

He falls in love with Hong Ra-on who is a woman disguised as a eunuch in the royal palace. Together, they find themselves embroiled in political power struggles. They uncover hidden secrets that keep the king politically weak and initiate a plan to strengthen the royal family and reclaim the power of the royal court. He rises to fight the power-hungry antagonists and take his rightful place as a mighty king.


Encounter (2018)

Kim Jin-hyuk is a free-spirited ordinary man who finds joy and happiness in the simplest things. He has several part-time jobs and is looking for a stable job offer. He leaves for a brief trip to Cuba after an interview for a job in a hotel.

After his brief visit, he returns to Korea and receives a call offering him a job at the Donghwa Hotel. It turns out that his new boss is the woman he met on his trip to Cuba.

Jin-hyuk faces agony and difficulties in his search for love given the different backgrounds between him and Cha Soo Hyun played by Song Hye Kyo. Although he is a young man, he portrays maturity, understanding, determination and perseverance in the fight for his unconditional love and never gives up until he gets his happy ending.


Youth record (2020)

Park Bo-gum stars as Sa Hye-jun, an aspiring actor from a middle-class family who works as a model. Hye-jun is determined to fulfill his dream and has a strict mindset to do so, which leads to misunderstandings and conflicts with his unsupportive father. He even postpones his mandatory military enlistment to first work on his dream.

He has to overcome many challenges as he tries to navigate showbiz without any connections, which makes it difficult to land roles. Despite several lost auditions and increasingly disappointing his father, he does not give up. When fame finally arrives, the road ahead isn’t any easier as controversies and pressures begin to drive a wedge between him and his close friends.


Wonderful Days

Although Bo-gum played a supporting role in this melodrama, he earned nominations for his role as a young Kang Dong Suk and gained popularity. Kang Dong Suk overcomes poverty and becomes a successful prosecutor. He falls in love with his childhood crush when he returns to his hometown and their romance begins again.


There you have it, our list of the best Lee Hye-Ri k-dramas of all time!

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