When they’re not busy stealing viewers’ hearts on the massive and small screens, actors lend their expertise to productions similar to commercials or K-pop MVs — generally, these two occur to be the identical factor. While the roles are normally cameos, generally these actors tackle a lead character in a music video as a part of a detailed storyline.
Be it previous or current, listed below are 12 actors who delivered unforgettable roles in K-pop MVs. Happy viewing!
1. Park Min Young in BIGBANG’s “Haru Haru”
From first look, plainly actress Park Min Young is trapped in a love triangle between G-Dragon and T.O.P. The two finest pals are at one another’s throats and half methods after getting in a bodily battle, following which T.O.P has apparently chosen his new love curiosity over his squad. A heartbroken G-Dragon is aimlessly roaming the streets till he receives a sudden cellphone name that units the file straight. Although at first of her profession on the time, Park Min Young has at all times had what it takes to ship her position to the letter, and he or she at all times manages to seize the viewers together with her appeal in doing so.
2. Song Joong Ki in Heize’s “Happen”
What does a fateful encounter really feel like? Heize and Song Joong Ki reply this query on this puzzled MV that retains viewers anticipating the 2 protagonists to finish up collectively. They are one way or the other related, however they’ll’t assist however unknowingly miss one another at each flip, which begs the query: Is it a reminiscence loss state of affairs à la “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” or is that this extra of a “What if” state of affairs? Being used to Song Joong Ki in motion roles, this silent however loud character he performs is entertaining and captures the essence of silent and oblivious crushes.
3-4. Lee Sung Kyung and Choi Tae Joon in Urban Zakapa’s “When We Were Two”
Loads can occur at a laundromat. Reminiscing about what as soon as was, Lee Sung Kyung and Choi Tae Joon look again on the main points of their long-lost romance on this MV. From the preliminary harmless interactions to the event of the connection and each little element in between, each characters are caught within the second, lacking what they as soon as had, and maybe low-key wishing they might have it again. The two actors have had a handful of roles in romantic dramas, and these silent roles are however an extension to their present that shines with each new character they play.
5. Kim Soo Hyun in IU’s “Ending Scene”
IU personally asked Kim Soo Hyun to play the position of her vital different on this melodic tune. In character, the actors take us on a stupendous promenade down reminiscence lane, the place they reminisce about how their relationship got here to be, up till the second the place they hit a useless finish and mutually let one another go. Kim Soo Hyun’s mastership of romantic roles isn’t any stranger to anybody, and it’s at all times heart-fluttering to see him succeeding but once more in bringing it to life.
6-7. Ji Chang Wook and Park Bo Young in SPEED’s “It’s Over”
Love and struggle are each current in SPEED’s music video, which has its personal drama model. Ji Chang Wook and Park Bo Young are two kids who’ve misplaced a mutual pal. While Park Bo Young’s character is mourning her loss at dwelling, Ji Chang Wook’s opts for revenge as he leads a gaggle of individuals into rebel towards the troopers who shot his pal. The younger boy’s demise reveals a love story between the 2 leads that didn’t get an opportunity to blossom. Both actors have been on the prime of their careers after they labored collectively on this music video. It’s no shock that their skill to convey vivid emotions is simply as highly effective then as it’s nowadays of their current works.
8. Park Seo Joon in Kim Ji Soo’s “Dream All Day”
Park Seo Joon is the principle character of Kim Ji Soo’s dreamy MV, alongside BOL4’s Ahn Ji Young. The actor performs the position of Ahn Ji Young’s best sort, the place he fulfills all the roles an ideal boyfriend does by being loving, caring, and charming all the best way. The music video ends with Ahn Ji Young waking up on her personal accord and taking off the signal that claims “Don’t wake me up,” solely to put it on the individual sitting subsequent to her, who’s none apart from Kim Ji Soo himself. Park Seo Joon is unquestionably a part of each fan’s dream, and this MV is one other reminder of his superb appearing abilities that may stir hearts with out him even saying a single phrase.
9. Kim Yoo Jung in Kim Jae Hwan’s “Begin Again”
Kim Yoo Jung is Kim Jae Hwan’s long-lost love, for whom he travels in time in an effort to rekindle their love and relive the moments they as soon as shared previously. However, this fairy story doesn’t have a contented ending, as Kim Yoo Jung finds out that their union just isn’t purported to occur. Shattered, she bids a tearful Kim Jae Hwan farewell, and so they every return to residing of their respective timelines. Kim Yoo Jung’s lengthy and wealthy cinematography bears witness to her unbelievable expertise in encompassing feelings, regardless of how rooted and sophisticated they’re. Her position on this brief love story is one other feat that additional highlights her emotive abilities.
10. Lee Jong Suk in Davichi’s “Love Is”
What is love? In this pensive narrative, Lee Jong Suk comes dwelling to an empty place. While he carries routine duties round the home, his thoughts appears to be elsewhere. Navigating his recollections by way of each trivial motion he takes, he reveals on the very finish that he’s come to commemorate a misplaced liked one, who could possibly be a guardian or a mentor, who most probably taught him methods to play Go when he was youthful. How Lee Jong Suk stays composed all through the MV, nearly nonchalant, solely to interrupt into heavy tears, revealing the depth of his damage, is a crucial cause why he’s continuously praised for his appearing supply each single time.
11-12. Ahn Jae Hyun and Seo In Guk in K.Will’s “Please Don’t”
You didn’t assume I’d neglect in regards to the greatest plot twist in MV historical past, did you now? Ahn Jae Hyun and Seo In Guk are two finest pals who’re caught in a tangled love triangle that’s positively sure to finish in envy and heartache, and the perpetrator is the girl caught between these two males. You’ll want to look at the clip under to essentially get the gist of the story, however relaxation assured that the meticulous portrayal of those two effective actors could have you gasp in shock: this isn’t an opinion, it’s a truth!
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Esmee L. is a Moroccan full of life dreamer, author, and Hallyu fanatic.
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