With multiple nominations and wins from the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards, Netflix is your destination for top-level Korean content! Some notable wins include When the Camellia Blooms for the Grand Prize in TV, Kang Ha-neul for Best Actor (When the Camellia Blooms), Kim Da-mi for Best New Drama Actress (Itaewon Class), Oh Jung-se for Best Supporting Actor (When the Camellia Blooms), and Kim Sun-young for Best Supporting Actress (Crash Landing on You). Seo Ji-hye (Crash Landing on You) also won the Bazaar Icon Award while Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin (Crash Landing on You) both won the Tik Tok Popularity Award!
Check out the award-winning shows you can watch on Netflix below:
Grand Prize (TV), Best Actor (TV), Best Supporting Actor (TV), Best Screenplay (TV)
Reasons to watch: Realistic portrayal of single motherhood, suspenseful mystery, and a heartfelt message.
When the Camellia Blooms tells the story of single mother Dongbaek who deals with social stigma, small-town romance, and a serial killer. The multi-talented Im Sang-choon took home the Best Screenplay award for the series, the man behind the widely popular romantic comedy drama Fight For My Way, now streaming on Netflix.
Kang Ha-neul took home the Best Actor award for his first acting role after being discharged from the South Korean military as local police officer Hwang Yong-Sik. Catch this shining star as hypersensitive Jin-seok in Forgotten, a high performing office intern in the white-collar cultural phenomenon, Misaeng, and starring alongside Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye in Inheritors.
Dashing Oh Jung-se went home with the Best Supporting Actor award for his role as No Kyu-tae. He will star as Moon Sang-Tae alongside Kim Soo-hyun and Seo Yea-ji in It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, launching this 20 June on Netflix.
Best Supporting Actress (TV)
Reasons to Watch: Star-crossed lovers with amazing chemistry, hilarious supporting characters, and a chance to learn more about North Korean life.
Crash Landing On You throws you into a whirlwind romance between a South Korean heiress and a North Korean soldier.
The versatile Kim Sun-young has a flair for the dramatic and instantly injects life into all the characters that she plays. You may recognise her as Marketing team leader at a publishing house in Romance Is A Bonus Book and the loud art museum owner in Her Private Life.
Best New Actress (TV)
Reasons to Watch: Strong females, more diverse characters, and a message of hope.
Itaewon Class stars Park Seo-jun as a high school dropout turned ex-con, the ultimate underdog who seeks to achieve his dreams and get revenge.
Kim Da-mi plays go-getter social media influencer Yi-seo in Itaewon Class and sends the message that you can do anything you set your mind to.
Congratulations to all of the winners! Don’t miss out on the award-winning shows, now streaming on Netflix!