Top Dramas and Movies Starring Kim Sae-ron That You Should Watch!


Let’s Meet The Young and Beautiful, Talented South Korean Actress Kim Sae-ron

Kim Sae-ron is a popular South Korean actress, MC, and model. She was born on July 31st, 2000, in Seoul, South Korea. She made her acting debut at the age of nine. She has two younger sisters named Kim Ah-ron and Kim Ye-ron who have also entered the entertainment world. Kim Sae-ron made her acting debut through a feature film titled A Brand New Life in 2009. Thanks to the film, she became the youngest actress from Korea to be invited to the Cannes Film Festival. The following year (2010), she again starred in a film with the famous actor Won Bin. The title of the film is The Man From Nowhere, which became one of the best-selling films in Korea in 2010. Thanks to her good acting, Kim Sae-ron won several awards in the Best New Actress category.

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with details about the top movies and dramas featuring young and talented actress Kim Sae-ron. So, stay tuned!

Television Dramas


Kim Sae-ron began her career when she was nine years old and became a popular child star proving her worth as an actress by acting in the films A Brand New Life (2009) and The Man From Nowhere (2010). She has also starred in television drama series, including Listen to My Heart (2011), The Queen’s Classroom (2013) and Hi! School-Love On (2014). Her first adult leading role was in the television drama Mirror of the Witch (2016).

Can You Hear My Heart?

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The Korean romantic drama Can You Hear My Heart was produced in 2011, and revolves around the story of three main characters: Cha Dong-joo (Kim Jae-won), Bong Woo-ri (Hwang Jung-Eum), and Bong Ma-roo (Nam Goong-min). The life of each of the three of them is related to one another and it actually started since they were in elementary school.


Cha Dong-joo’s love story, a man who has been given deaf after an accident but pretends he can hear, and Bong Woo-ri, a woman who is intelligent but pretends she is foolish to protect the dignity of her father’s mentally handicapped.

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The Queen’s Classroom


The Queen’s Classroom is a South Korean television series starring Go Hyun-jung. This television series is an adaptation drama of the popular Japanese drama with the same title (Japanese: 女王 の 教室, Read: Jyoou no Kyoushitsu) which aired on NTV in 2005. This television series depicts a perfectionist teacher who is rigid and has a unique teaching method that is in conflict with the sixth-grade students who are very young, during the period of one school year.


This drama tells the story of 25 elementary school 6-3 graders with their new homeroom teacher Ma Yeo-jin (Go Hyun-jung). Teacher Ma Yeo-jin is a very fierce figure in the eyes of her students. She is very strict and often punishes her students and discriminates them based on grades. She even made rules if during their study they were not allowed to leave the classroom, including toilets were also not allowed.


Hi! School: Love On

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Hi! School: Love On is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Kim Sae-ron, Nam Woo-hyun, and Lee Sung-yeol from Infinite. The drama was broadcast on KBS2 from July 11th to December 19th, 2014, on Fridays for a total of 20 episodes. Hi! School: Love On is a teen fantasy romance series about an angel who has no choice but to become a human after unintentionally saving a male student in danger. The now-mortal angel then interacts with teenage high school students and learns about love, friendship, and what it means to be human.


The angel responsible for sending the dead to another world, suddenly finds herself part of the human world and struggles to return to her own. She meets Shin Woo-hyun (Nam Woo-hyun) and Hwang Sung-yeol (Lee Sung-yeol), both high school students and their friends. Thinking that she has amnesia, Shin Woo-hyun takes in himself and the angel starts going with his fake name, Lee Seul-bi (Kim Sae-ron). Although he initially found her annoying and would continue to push her away, a series of incidents caused Shin Woo-hyun to fall for her with Hwang Sung-yeol as his rival for her love. However, once something has developed between them, Shin Woo-hyun then finds out about her identity and is forced to keep it a secret for one year, otherwise he will disappear from the human world. As hard as it was to help her hide his identity, Shin Woo-hyun faced the wrath of other angels who were determined to bring Lee Seul-bi back to the Lee Seul-bi’s real world, while at the same time, he struggled to improve his relationship with Hwang Sung-yeol, who wanted nothing more from Lee Seul-bi and the right family.


Mirror of the Witch

Mirror of the Witch, or also known as Secret Healer, is a South Korean television series starring Yoon Shi-yoon, Kim Sae-ron, Lee Sung-jae, Yum Jung-ah, and Kwak Si-yang which aired in 2016. Secret Healer took over the JTBC Friday and Saturday 20:30 time slot, previously occupied by My Horrible Boss and was followed by Hello, My Twenties! on July 22nd, 2016. Mirror of the Witch is a 2016 South Korean drama series directed by Jo Hyun Tak. The series is inspired by the Mirror of Eastern Medicine (Dongui Bogam), a book compiled by the royal physician Heo Jun and published during the Joseon Dynasty and considered a classic in the study of Korean traditional medicine.


Mirror of the Witch tells the story of a son of a great royal concubine named Heo Jun played by actor Yoon Shi-yoon. Heo Jun’s mother was a concubine of the nobleman but Heo Jun’s stepbrothers were not happy with their arrival in his new family. They also made Heo Jun’s mother as if only a slave in her house.

Whereas there are women who are condemned always have bad luck. She is named Seo Ri played by actress Kim Sae-ron is a royal princess. But because of this curse, the Kings and other nobles covered Seo Ri’s whereabouts. One day Seo Ri suddenly met Heo Jun, there Heo Jun tried to help Seo Ri to break the curse.
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Kim Sae-ron’s first acting role was in the 2009 film A Brand New Life, directed by the French-Korean filmmaker Ounie Lecomte and loosely based on her life. Kim Sae-ron played the main character, a nine-year-old girl named Jin-hee, who is abandoned by her father at an orphanage after he remarries, and is later adopted by a French couple. Kim attended the Cannes Film Festival when the film was shown there in a special screening, becoming the youngest actress to be invited to the festival. She then co-starred with Won Bin in The Man From Nowhere, which was the highest-grossing film in South Korea in 2010. She played Jung So-mi, the daughter of a heroin addict who is kidnapped by an organized crime ring.

She also starred in several popular films in South Korea, such as I am a Dad (2011), Barbie (2012), The Neighbor (2012), Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (2014), A Girl at My Door (2014), Manhole (2014), The Great Actor (2016), Snowy Road (2017), and The Villagers (2018).

A Brand New Life


A Brand New Life is a South Korean movie which aired in 2009. The movie is the debut feature of the director Ounie Lecomte, who directed and wrote this movie. Loosely based on Lecomte’s own experience, A Brand New Life is set in Seoul in 1975, and is about a girl who is left in a Catholic orphanage by her father, and her struggle to adjust to her new life.


This film tells the story of a little girl named Jin Hee who was deliberately left in the orphanage by her father. Jin Hee who was angry to her father, so it was made her a quiet figure. But Sook Hee’s figure made her return to find her smile that was lost. They are also friends, one day Sook Hee was adopted by a family, and it made Jin Hee sad again.