01/5Vincenzo, The King: The Eternal Monarch, Crash Landing on You: K-Dramas with STRONG female leads
Korean dramas are all about heartwarming connections forged by their lead couples, but over the years, the portrayal of strong women characters have also evolved beautifully in every narrative. Self-reliant, victorious and accomplished characters are being penned for female stars and they are notably celebrated by the viewers too. Here’s taking a look at inspiring K-drama women who have inspired the audience with their strong performances.
02/5Yoon Seri from Crash Landing on You
Son Ye-jin played the bubbly Yoon Se-ri in Crash Landing On You. A South Korean heiress who owns a successful lifestyle label and refuses to be the chaebol princess. During the course of the show, Yoon Se-ri’s character reflects warmth as she forms a lifelong bond with Ri Jeong-Hyeok, played by Hyun Bin. Yoon Se-ri’s strong portrayal through the trials and tribulations in Crash Landing On You is inspiring.
03/5Kim Mi-so from What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?
This series was not just about an office romance, but explored the nuanced character of Kim Mi-so, played by Park Min-young. She is damn good at her work and doesn’t fear resigning the post to pursue her dreams. She knows the company inside out and her endearing support to Lee Young-joon, played by Park Seo-joon, formed a strong base for this drama.
04/5Jung Tae-eul in The King: The Eternal Monarch
Kim Go Eun as Jung Tae-eul is a determined cop in a violent-crimes unit. Armed with taekwondo training from her father, she handles wrongdoers like an ace. Amid this time travel and parallel worlds narrative, Tae-eul maintains her strong personality and her performance in the action sequences add to her feisty character. Her captivating romance with Korean emperor Lee Gon, played by Lee Min Ho, further cements her inspiring personality.
05/5Hong Cha-young from Vincenzo (2021)
While fans were glued to Vincenzo Cassano, another character that strongly stood out was Hong Cha‑young, portrayed by Jeon Yeo-been. She is an unconventional prosecutor who has her own ways to uncover the truths. While she excels as a successful lawyer, her razor-sharp wit and relentless determination keep the narrative engaging. Jeon Yeo-Been brought to life Hong Cha‑young with a distinct walking style and left fans in awe.