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5 Nam Joo Hyuk Dramas That Tell the Struggle to Achieve Dreams

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Nam Joo Hyuk’s name has become increasingly known since he became male lead in Who Are You: School 2015. Thanks to that drama, he also won two awards as well as Best New Actor and Popularity Actor Award in the same year.

Of the several dramas played by Nam Joo Hyuk, most of them tell about his struggles to survive and achieve dreams. The characters he plays are always inspiring and manage to captivate the audience. Come on, see the following drama review.

1. Who Are You: School 2015 (2015)

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Who Are You: School 2015 tells the story of two twin girls who have lived separately since childhood. They are Lee Eun Bi and Go Eun Byul, both played by Kim So Hyun. Nam Joo Hyuk also joined in this drama as Han Yi An.

Han Yi An is a swimming athlete who won his popularity thanks to his hard work since childhood. He managed to buy up many swimming championship trophies. This drama marks Nam Joo Hyuk’s popularity, as evidenced by the two major awards he has won.

2. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (2016-2017)

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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo not just an ordinary romantic comedy drama. The tenacity and hard work displayed by the characters are also very inspiring. There is Kim Bok Joo (Lee Sung Kyung) who has dreamed of becoming a weightlifter since childhood. He achieved his dream and made him the most promising athlete on campus.

Meanwhile Jung Joon Hyung (Nam Joo Hyuk) is a swimming athlete who is often disqualified. She finished fourth in the swimming race. Even though he seems free-spirited, Joon Hyung always tries to fight for his dream of becoming a promising swimmer.

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3. The Light in Your Eyes (2019)

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Not many know that Nam Joo Hyuk is involved in the drama The Light in Your Eyes. Drama underrated In fact, it holds a lot of positive messages for the audience.

The Light in Your Eyes played by Han Ji Min and Kim Hye Ja who both play the role of Kim Hye Ja. He was also told that he suddenly lost his youth in an instant.

Lee Joon Ha (Nam Joo Hyuk) is a reporter who has a fun life and is coveted by many. Until an incident made him live without a soul and lost his way. You will be touched by Joon Ha’s journey to rediscover the happiness of his life.

4. Start-Up (2020)

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Drama Start-up certain relate with the lives of young people who are still burning with their fresh ideas. True to its name, Start-up tells the story of a group of young people in starting their business. Nam Do San (Nam Joo Hyuk) and his two friends founded Samsan Tech but were threatened with failure due to a lack of funds from investors.

They take part in the incubator activity and meet Seo Dal Mi (Bae Suzy), a woman who is persistent and has a high fighting spirit. Seo Dal Mi joined as part of Samsan Tech and helped build it. Their persistence finally brought good results for Samsan Tech in the future.

5. Twenty Five Twenty One (2022)

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Twenty Five Twenty One so Nam Joo Hyuk’s newest drama in 2022. A drama that tells about the dreams and admiration of young people in achieving their goals.

Baek Yi Jin (Nam Joo Hyuk) has to live a hard life because of the bankruptcy of his family. He also struggled to pay off debts and his dream to eventually become a journalist.

Baek Yi Jin meets the energetic young man Na Hee Do (Kim Tae Ri) who also manages to pump back his tenacity. Na Hee Do is a high school student who is a member of the Korean fencing national team who is described as very expressive and unyielding. Baek Yi Jin and Na Hee Do became two people who strengthened and supported each other during their difficult times.

Nam Joo Hyuk never disappoints when he explores the characters in the dramas he plays. Starting from students, athletes, to his struggles to become a journalist in Indonesia Twenty Five Twenty One it deserves to be appreciated. Sowhich of the five Nam Joo Hyuk dramas above impressed you the most?

Also Read: 5 Stories of Twenty-Five Twenty-One Cast, Nam Joo Hyuk is Good at Playing Ping Pong

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