Romantic dramas are not easy to play, as the main female characters have to act naturally with intimate scenes and bring humor, sympathy and love to the male lead at the same time. This list focuses on 8 names with long experience in acting and familiar with the audience in romantic K-Dramas.
Hwang Jung Eum
Any drama starring Hwang Jung Eum, it’s more likely a romantic comedy. The actress always shows her charisma while portraying the plots for the female leads to quickly fall up in love. Most memorable is the character Oh Ri Jin in Kill Me Heal Me and Kim Hye In in She Was Pretty.
Park Min Young
Park Min Young possesses the artistic talent and almost every movie she participates in is successful. The most prominent of all is still the humorous roles in the romantic K-Dramas. In recent years, Park Min Young has starred in famous romantic comedies such as What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim and Her Private Life (Fangirl Secret).
Jun Ji Hyun
This list cannot be completed without Jun Ji Hyun, a veteran actress of the entertainment industry. She is one of the symbols of the sharp female lead in a romantic comedy, most famously her character in My Sassy Girl. Although she does not appear in many dramas, she is still a bright star with a natural acting style.
Jang Nara has played many funny, refreshing but also touching roles. One of those roles is Fated to Love You’s ordinary Kim Mi Young, who can make the audience cry and laugh. The character Ma Jin Joo in Go Back Couple (Back to Age 20) also brings similar feelings. What an undeniable talent.
Son Ye Jin
Although many viewers remember Son Ye Jin through serious roles, she also left a mark in romantic comedies such as Personal Taste, Crash Landing On You. Her chaebol character Yoon Se Ri is the perfect definition of a witty sense of humor. Through this film, the actress proves that she not only specializes in playing melodrama but can balance different genres.
Gong Hyo Jin
The list of dramas that Gong Hyo Jin participates in is endless because she has been in the industry for a long time, as well as built up a reputation, especially through romantic comedies.
One of the memorable roles is Seo Yoo Kyung in the drama Pasta where she played a character with both passive, stubborn sides and extremely entertaining. Since then, the actress participated in many extremely successful films such as The Greatest Love, The Master’s Sun, It’s Okay, That’s Love, Don’s Dare to Dream and When the Camellia Blooms.
Park Bo Young
If you are a loyal audience of Korean films, you must have witnessed the growth and success of Park Bo Young. The actress has tried her hand at a variety of characters, notably Oh My Ghost and Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (Do Bong Soon). The two movies both show her funny talent and her ability to create amazing chemistry with any actors she plays with.
Shin Min Ah
Over time, Shin Min Ah proved that she was a shining jewel of romantic comedy. Although she also conquers other serious roles, the actress really shines when she transforms into humorous roles. Her two memorable roles are fox Mi Ho in My Girlfriend is a Gumiho and Kang Joo Eun in Oh My Venus (My Goddess).