The Different Faces Of Seo Ye Hwa, (also known as Hwang Geum Bi and Aphrodite in “Backstreet Rookie”)

Seo Ye Hwa currently stars as Hwang Geum Bi, the rich yet generous friend of Jung Saet Byul (portrayed by Kim Yoo Jung), in “Backstreet Rookie.” The actress, however, already appeared in various Korean dramas. It may not be easy to spot her due to her extreme transformations for each character she plays, but most of her supporting roles are actually quite memorable.

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Korean Film Recommendation: “Sunny”

Back in the 1980s, awkward transfer student Im Nami (Shim Eun Kyung) became friends with a group called “Sunny;” consisting of gutsy leader Ha Chun Hwa (Kang Sora), foul-mouthed Hwang Jin Hee (Park Jin Joo), hotheaded bookworm Seo Geum Ok (Nam Bora), aspiring Miss Korea candidate Ryu Bok Hee (Kim Bomi), the vain Kim Jang Mi (Kim Min Young), and the school’s goddess Jung Suji (Min Hyo Rin.)

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo”

Kim Bok Joo (Lee Sung Kyung) is a gifted weightlifter, but she also thinks that her chosen sport scared potential suitors away. Not until she meets her childhood friend Jung Joon Hyung (Nam Joo-hyuk,) a swimming prodigy in their university. The two college athletes started off as friends, with Bok Joo crushing on Joon Hyung’s brother while Joon Hyung deals with the return of his ex-girlfriend in school, but what happens when Joon Hyung starts falling for Bok Joo instead? Will Bok Joo instantly accept his feelings for her?

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