Chogiwa – The popularity of K-Pop music and Korean Drama is slowly but surely increasing. Not only in the Asia continent but also internationally. BTS has proved that they could be the king of the music world as well equal to some big names of international musicians such as Ed Sheeren, Charlie Puth, Coldplay, and so on. Good news also came from Korean Drama, The King’s Affection won the Emmy Award as the first K-Drama to win this international award.
The King’s Affection Won the Emmy Awards Fun Facts
#1 The First K-Drama to Win Emmy Award
It is one of the achievements of Korean content on a global scale. “The King’s Affection” won the Emmy Award and becomes the very first Korean Drama to win an international award as precious as Emmy Award. This drama beat out some drama nominees from countries like Brazil, Spain, and China.
#2 The King’s Affection Won for Best Telenovela
The synopsis of “The King’s Affection” has successfully captured the emotion of international viewers through the actings of the main lead roles, Rowoon and Park Eun Bin. The story revolves around Park Eun Bin who should impersonate his dead twin brother Lee Hwi. The love story starts when Lee Hwi develops a feeling toward her teacher Jung Ji Un (Rowoon). This drama itself is from 2021 but gain much more attention a year after winning first place in Emmy Awards.
#3 The King’s Affection Has Two Extraordinary Actor and Actress
It is just another fun fact about “The King’s Affection” actor and actress. SF9’s Rowoon once starred in “Extraordinary You” while Park Eun Bin starred in “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”. This makes “The King’s Affection” has two extraordinary actor and actress.
The head of KBS Drama, Lee Geon Joon stated his happiness “I’m so happy that “The King’s Affection” is the very first ever International Emmy Award as a Korean Drama”. He also added that KBS drama will strive to maintain Korean content for the attention of international viewers.