Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Crash Landing on You, Shah Rukh Khan in My Love from the Star, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Vagabond — are you intrigued?
In recent years, the world of South Korean dramas, known as K-dramas, has captivated audiences far beyond the borders of Korea. With their compelling storylines, well-developed characters, and emotional depth, K-dramas have become a global phenomenon.
As the genre gains international popularity, fans often wonder about cross-cultural casting possibilities. One intriguing notion is envisioning Indian actors gracing the screens of South Korean dramas. Let's explore the diverse talents of Indian actors who would be perfectly suited to star in these captivating Korean dramas.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Crash Landing on You
In this romantic drama about a South Korean heiress who accidentally lands in North Korea, Priyanka could play a strong, resourceful, and independent North Korean woman caught in a web of political intrigue and love.
Irrfan Khan in Signal
In this time-bending crime thriller, Irrfan Khan would have been a perfect fit to portray a seasoned detective in the present who connects with a detective from the past through a mysterious walkie-talkie to solve cold cases.
Shah Rukh Khan in My Love from the Star
In this fantasy romance, Shah Rukh Khan could take on the role of an otherworldly being who has been living on Earth for centuries and falls in love with a top actress in modern-day Seoul.
Deepika Padukone in It's Okay, That's Love
In this heartwarming drama about mental health, Deepika Padukone could portray a psychiatrist who helps patients and, in the process, confronts her own emotional scars and fears.
Ranveer Singh in The Heirs
In this high school drama centred around the lives of wealthy and privileged students, Ranveer could play a charismatic and rebellious heir, bringing his unique energy to the screen.
Tabu in Secret Garden
In this body-swapping fantasy romance, Tabu could take on the role of a mysterious woman who owns a high-end department store and helps the male protagonist navigate his changed circumstances.
Rajkummar Rao in Save Me
In this gripping thriller, Rajkummar Rao could play a determined individual who becomes entangled with a dangerous religious cult while trying to save a friend's sister.
Alia Bhatt in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo
In this sports-themed drama, Alia could portray an aspiring weightlifter who experiences the ups and downs of college life, love, and pursuing her passion.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Vagabond
In this action-packed thriller, Nawazuddin Siddiqui could portray a cunning and elusive mastermind behind a series of terrorist attacks, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats.
Ayushmann Khurrana in Reply 1988
In this heartwarming slice-of-life drama, Ayushmann could take on the role of a warm and caring husband and father, navigating the challenges and joys of family life in a tight-knit neighbourhood.
About the author:
Chandragupta is part human brain, part generative AI: the former provides intellect while the latter does the heavy lifting of an artificial neural network. The name, if you haven’t already worked it out, is a backronym of ChatGPT.