The 29-year-old actor is often hailed as the “son of Netflix” after gaining striking fame and name globally with his breakthrough role with Love Alarm in 2019.
With the advent of OTT platforms around the globe, the popularity of Kdramas has peaked in its success. Thus, giving Korean actors a global fan base. Song Kang is one of the leading Kdrama artists with his hypnotic eyes and alluring personality.
The 29-year-old actor is often hailed as the “son of Netflix” after gaining striking fame and name globally with his breakthrough role in 2019. The actor is currently giving fans a double dose of entertainment to make their year-end exciting by leading My Demon and Sweet Home 2 on the streaming giant.
Here are 5 Kdramas to watch besides the ongoing shows.
Debuting on Netflix with its 2019 teen romance series — Love Alarm delves into the realm of new-age technology and AI, to seek love and connection from soul mates.
Based on a webtoon of the same name, Love Alarm stars Kim So-hyun (Kim Jo-jo), Jung Ga-ram (Lee Hye-yeong), and Song Kang (Hwang Sun-oh) in a love triangle of high school students.
The series, which released its sequel on December 1, premiered its first season in 2020 with Song Kang cementing his name in the entertainment industry as he appeared in a thriller. The plot revolves around the residents of Green Apartment and their struggle for survival against the monsters in a post-apocalyptic scenario.
Song Kang played the most desirable red flag, Park Jae-eon in this 2019, coming-of-age kdrama. Based on a webtoon of the same name – The narrative of modern love and dating is portrayed well in this series. With a past of troubled and failed relationships, architecture student Yoo Na-bi meets and becomes infatuated with a flirtatious but charismatic junior Park Jae-eon. What follows is the intimacy and commitment issues as they navigate their career and love in the new age.
Another Song Kang drama which was adapted from the webtoon. Starring Park In-hwan, Song Kang, Na Moon-hee, and Hong Seung-hee in pivotal roles, Navillera narrates the inspiring tale of two ballet dancers and their bonding, despite having decades of age difference. Shim Deok-chul, is a 70-year-old mailman resolute on becoming a ballet dancer after years of discouragement from family. Following his dreams, this passionate dancer joins a dance academy and unexpectedly meets and changes the life of 23-year-old Lee Chae-rok (played by Song Kang). The latter has lost the belief and will after the financial ruin.
Forecasting love and weather
Starring Park Min-young, Song Kang, Yoon Park, and Yura – Forecasting Love and Weather revolves around the life of weather forecasters and delves into the unpredictable aspects of life in dating and love life. Set in the workplace of a forecasting department, the series unfolds the bumpy ride of a budding romance between two office colleagues, while juggling love and career simultaneously.
All the above dramas are currently streaming on Netflix.