Just while figuring out how K-dramas are so addictive will leave you with one too many answers.
This International Women’s Day, we are focusing on k-dram with female leads holding up the show with the strength of their personalities. These characters have turned the tables on the mindset of people who have the sentiment of women being weak fragile and only an item of beauty. Given below are ten such dramas.
1. Yoon Se-ri from Crash Landing On You (2019)
Aside from her impeccable fashion sense, Yoon Se-ri is generally recognized for her fearless and cut-throat attitude in the famous drama Crash Landing On You. This drama portrays her to be an heiress and a blooming businesswoman, along with some of her troubles. Seeing this drama will show you the fearless personality of Yoon Se-ri.
2. Do Bong-soon from Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (2017)
If you’ve watched Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon, you would know the reason why this drama is on this list. The way Do Bong-Soon has shattered people’s stereotypical mindset with the strength portrayed by her in the series is very commendable. This humble actress has superhuman strength despite being on the neat side, and also she showed to be a woman of great will power.
3. Kang Soo-jin from Mother (2018)
We cannot describe in plain words the personality of a woman who kidnaps a kid who’s being harmed at home. The protective nature showed by her firstly seemed to be only by instinct at, but around the drama, we could see the motherly love shown to the kid.
4. Choi Ae-ra from Fight For My Way (2017)
We all love a hero who is in persistent pursuit of their dreams. Though born of a ‘third-rate life’, Ae-ra works hard to reach the goal that she has in her life that is to become an announcer.
She can be considered as a good role model that fits the young generation who would get the message of working hard despite the conditions to reach their goal.
5. Lee Yo-won, Ra Mi-ran, and Myung Se-bin from Avengers Social Club (2017)
This particular drama is a different one as it has not one but 3 female Lead characters who have their different paths in life, their hardships that bring them together to forms a revenge club. Their different trait and their will to support each other in a way that has brought a liking to this drama. We love to see #WomenSupportingWomen!
6. Kang Mo-yeon from Descendants Of The Sun (2016)
The lead actress for Descendants Of The Sun has played a huge part in the success of the show, as one of the biggest K-dramas in 2016. Being a cardiothoracic surgeon within the warzone, Mo-Yeon’s rebellious character is not only praised by her sheer intellect and beauty, but also her clear difference between heart and mind and her humility.
When you take into account how exceptionally human she is, it is all thanks to Song Hye-Kyo’s superb acting skills.
7. Hae Soo from Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016)
It’s hard to imagine how one can bear, living a life in someone else’s body, and that to a royal princess of the historic times. Tho have all her memories and challenges, Hae Soo has to become a person of the 21st century in 941 and plead the justice of others.
8.Yoo HyeJungg from Doctors (2016)
Changed from a high school outlaw into a successful neurosurgeon, Yoo HyeJung’s got quite the brain and the strength to be one of the toughest females leads anyone ever seen. Having a difficult childhood would perhaps make it even more remarkable when she shows how much she is still capable of.
9. Kim Bok Joo from Weightlifting Fairy Kim BokJooo (2016)
Weightlifting Fairy Kim BokJooo is another K-drama that settles the concept of a physically strong woman. As a gifted weightlifter, BokJooo struggles with her “lack of femininity” but somehow discovers to overcome her esteem issues and love herself. Through all this, she is seen to be a kind, loving, and adventurous lady.
10. Ha No-ra from Second 20s (2015)
The heart-wrenching concept of the Second 20s features Ha No-ra playing a 38-year-old woman who dropped her dream to be a dancer at the age of 19 after she was pregnant. And after some time, now close to divorce and deduced with terminal pancreatic cancer. This emotional journey reflects No-ra’s character as an empowering female lead who had sacrificed her life to the responsibilities that come as a mother and housewife.