Best Korean Dramas to get you completely hooked

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Best Korean Dramas to get you completely hooked

From epic sagas to quirky rom-coms, these shows will make you cry, swoon, and fall in love

Best Korean Dramas to get you completely hooked

New Delhi: If you love romantic movies and TV shows and have exhausted all the possible options online, then maybe it’s time to turn to K-dramas for a little escape. 

Korean TV series are gaining popularity with their well-written storylines and characters. While there are some brilliant mysteries and action-thrillers available, it also has some of the best romantic dramas around. 

From epic sagas that span over centuries to relatable relationship explorations, these swoon-worthy romantic dramas need to be on your binge-watch list:

When the weather is fine
  
Park Min-young takes a break from preppy romcoms to star in this underrated and mellow romantic drama. Based on a novel, the story follows Mok Have-won, a cello teacher who moves back to her tiny countryside hometown after feeling rejected by the big city. 

She reconnects with her former classmate and neighbour, Im Eun-seob, who is now a bookstore owner. Together, they overcome the baggage of their respective pasts and learn to trust and love each other. 

Streaming on Rakuten Viki


The King: Eternal Monarch

This is not your average romantic drama. It has parallel universes, time travel, and a misplaced king. One of the most popular Korean actors, Lee Min-ho, plays an emperor in a parallel universe and rules over the Kingdom of Corea, until he discovers a portal that leads him to our world. Here, he meets Jung Tae-eul, a badass detective who will help him close the time portal so that both their worlds can remain safe. Will this love story survive across dimensions?

Streaming on Netflix

Extraordinary You

Wealthy school girl Eun Dan-oh's world is turned upside down when she discovers she is a character in a romance comic book — and she does 
not care for the plot at all. Determined to define her own fate, Dan-oh recruits an unnamed background character to help change the story, discovering some unexpected truths about their world along the way.

Streaming on Rakuten Viki

Crash Landing on You

The concept of this widely popular star-crossed romance admittedly sounds bizarre, particularly as the relationship between North and South Korea is a fairly serious subject.

'Crash Landing on You' follows South Korean heiress Yoon Se-ri, who mistakenly crosses the border into North Korea and crash lands in a paragliding accident. She's then discovered by Ri Jeong-hyeok, an officer in the North Korean army. However, rather than turn her in, Jeong-hyeok decides to secretly help her return home and falls in love during the process.

Streaming on Netflix

True Beauty

True Beauty is an ongoing romantic-comedy Korean drama that is taking the world by storm. The story revolves around Im Ju Kyeong, a high school girl who suffers from low confidence stemming from her appearance and therefore decides to hide it with the help of makeup. 

The story is about her finding her confidence and embracing her true beauty as she survives the twists and turns that life throws at her. The drama is an official adaptation of the popular webtoon of the same name.

Streaming on Rakuten Viki


My Id is Gangnam Beauty

A college rom-com about a shy yet fiery young woman who had plastic surgery before college to look 'normal' and ended up turning into a sensation. But, this drama is just normal and sweet and so innocent when it comes to the love story. 
The drama is all about her getting used to the attention of others based on her beauty alone and learning how to navigate this new life. Especially when the college cutie who does not like beautiful women starts to fall for her. But he falls in love with our heroine because he remembers her from before she had plastic surgery and liked her then.

Streaming on Netflix

Hello, Me!

Ban Ha Ni is a single woman in her mid-30s who feels like her life is adrift and going nowhere. She's single not by choice, but by sheer lack of interest from the opposite sex. She's a temporary worker so her employment status is precarious. Even her own family doesn't seem to care about what's happening in her life. Then she finds reassurance and encouragement from an unexpected source. 

Her younger self visits her in present and reminds her of the passion she once had for her dreams and is pushed to continue challenging herself and grow.

Streaming on Netflix

Color Rush

Yeon Woo sees the world only in grey light by neurological blindness. But when he meets Yoo Han, his destined lover, Yeon Woo experiences a "color rush", a phenomenon which makes him suddenly see colours through intense experiences. 

Meanwhile, his aunt Yi Rang searches for her sister who went missing years ago. Joining his aunt on her quest, Yeon Woo seeks Yoo Han’s help and together they search for his mother. An unexpected story unfolds as they dig into the mystery surrounding her disappearance.

Streaming on Rakuten Viki


Whether you're in the mood for love, war, mystery, or anything in between, chances are there's a Korean drama that can satisfy you.