There is a plethora of talented K-drama leading ladies who have given life to many iconic roles. In the past years, fans have seen the happy-go-lucky side of Song Hye-kyo as Han Ji-eun in the ever-popular Full House. People also fawned over Jun Ji-hyun's feisty attitude in My Sassy Girl and My Love From the Star.
The success of the aforementioned series proves that no matter what shoes these ladies fill, their convincing performances will always draw the attention of fans and casual viewers.
Listed below are South Korea's favourite actresses and how their exemplary talent has captivated audiences across the globe.
IU is a highly-regarded personality in South Korea. She is also an incredibly talented musician and actress. At an early age, the star started working to pursue her dream to be in the entertainment industry. She made her first debut in 2008 at the age of fifteen as a solo artist under a small company called LOEN Entertainment.
IU has starred in many popular shows like Dream High (2011), You are the Best (2013), Bel Ami, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, and Hotel de Luna.