2011 was the year of romantic comedy and historical dramas. Some of the best Korean actors Hyun Bin, Song Seung Heon, Ji Sung and Jang Hyuk will sway you and pull you into the drama story. Enjoy your favourite actors in super sweet dramas that captivated the audience.
Here is a list of the best Korean dramas for 2011:
Warrior Baek Dong Soo
‘Warrior Baek Dong Soo’ became one of the biggest hit dramas achieving 40% national viewers ratings. Set in the Joseon Dynasty this martial-arts fusion sageuk is centered around Crown Prince Sado’s conspiracy.The story follow Baek Dong Soo and his friends who stood up against a mysterious organization of assassins who plot to kill the King.
‘City Hunter’ follow a story of a man who joins the team in the Blue House and plans his revenge on five politicians who caused his father’s death. Lee Min Hoo is the perfect hunter in this modern drama with interesting plot.
Protect the Boss
‘Protect The Boss’ became an unexpected hit, because of the good plot, great production and amazing chemistry between the leads Ji Sung and Choi Kang Hee. The drama takes on a comic approach and will leave you smiling with the leads antics.
‘Secret Garden’ is the mega hit drama of 2011. Sweet, funny and romantic the story revolves around a chaebol man and a stunt woman, clearly with different social status that switch bodies, and the fun begins. The great chemistry between Hyun Bin and Ha Ji Won made them the national favourite on-screen couple. It a must watch drama!
Lie to Me
‘Lie To Me’ is another hit romantic comedy starring Yoon Eun Hye and Kang Ji Hwan. The story is about two people who somehow end up in a fake marriage and the comedic moments that follow as they try to keep the pretence and their secret.
The Princess’ Man
‘My Princess’ Man’ is a tragic love story between the daughter of Prince Suyang and the son of Kim Jong Seo. They fall in love instantly but later find out that their parents are sworn enemies. It’s like a Chosun dynasty version of “Romeo and Juliet” but its sweet drama starring Moon Chae Won and Park Shi Hoo.
‘My Princess’ follows the story of an ordinary girl who is discovered as the lost princess of Korea. As she goes in the palace she needs to be taught proper manners and etiquette, avoids plots and keep herself from falling in love with her teacher. The sweet couple is played by Kim Tae Hee and Song Seung Heon.
Tree with Deep Roots
‘Tree with Deep Roots’ is one of the best historical themed dramas. Based on a novel the story follow our hero who investigates cases of serial killings and finds himself embroiled in a massive conspiracy which involves a group of genius people ready to do anything to achieve their goals.
I Need Romance
‘I Need Romance’ is the Korean version of ‘Sex & the City’. It explores the of a woman struggling to survive in modern-day society along with her two best friends. Its a drama that inspired two follow up seasons. My vote goes for the second season ‘I Need romance 2’ but the original is the one that opened the theme.
Can You Hear My Heart?
‘Can You Hear My Heart?’ is a sweet love story of a deaf man who pretends he can hear and a woman who’s intelligent but pretends she’s dim-witted to protect the dignity of her mentally handicapped father. The dramas sweet couple is played by Hwang Hung Eum and Kim Jae Won.