Who Has The Best Chemistry With Nam Joo-hyuk?
Are you a fan of Korean dramas? If yes, then what do you like most about them? Is it the handsome and pretty actors and actresses? Or is it the plots? Or the outstanding filming settings? Or maybe, the chemistry between two main leads? Well, the last one is what we’re going to talk about in this article. Of course, we don’t want to talk about the chemistry of the two leads in general. Instead, we’re going to explore the chemistry of one specific actor.
Who’s that actor, you may ask?
It’s the handsome and talented model-turned-actor, Nam Joo-hyuk!
Nam Joo-hyuk started his career as a model in YG K+ in 2013. After that, he starred in a drama called “Surplus Princess” in 2014, and started acting. Nam Joo-hyuk has played in various dramas, from taking supporting roles to becoming the main lead actor. Along that way, he acted with a lot of actresses as his partners in those dramas. Most of his characters lead people to think that Nam Joo-hyuk is perfect boyfriend material!
Who do you think has the best chemistry with Nam Joo-hyuk? We have gathered the information, so let’s take a look at the details below!
Nam Joo-hyuk and Lee Sung-kyung in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo”
“Weightlifting Faity Kim Bok-joo” tells the story of a girl named Kim Bok-joo, a student from a sport university, and who is part of weightlifting team. She and her teammates never really cared about their looks, neither did they have good relationships with boys. However, Kim Bok-joo is a girl with a positive vibe. She also has a father who runs a chicken restaurant.
By chance, she met Jung Joon-hyung, a boy from her college but who is part of a swimming club. Starting from that meeting, the two of them grow a romantic relationship. Although they often to fight with each other, just like Tom and Jerry, they do share some cute moments that make them fall in love.
Jung Joon-hyung is played by Nam Joo-hyuk, while Kim Bok-joo is played by Lee Sung-kyung. Both of them are from the same agency, YG K+, and they have often worked on the same modeling projects. Since the two of them knew each other before the drama, of course they have really good chemistry in this series.
Months after the drama aired, there was news saying that Nam Joo-hyuk and Lee Sung-kyung were in a relationship in real life. Their agency didn’t deny the rumor, either. However, in August 2017, it was confirmed that they had ended their relationship. Oh, such a shame!
But still, let’s just adore their cute and sweet moments in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo” below!
Nam Joo-hyuk and Kim Soo-hyun in “Who Are You: School 2015”
Nam Joo-hyuk starred in a drama called “Who Are You: School 2015” in 2015, as a guy named Han Yi-an. The drama itself tells you a story about a girl named Ko Eun-byeol who came from a wealthy family and went to a prestigious school. No one knows that she actually has a twin sister, including herself. The twin sister, named Lee Eun-bi, lives in a orphanage and has a miserable life. She goes to an all-girls school and gets bullied by her schoolmates. Lee Eun-bi accidentally switched her life for Ko Eun-byeol’s, who has gone missing.
Han Yi-an is friends with Ko Eun-byeol. No one knows that he actually has feelings for her. When Lee Eun-bi lived as Ko Eun-byeol, Han Yi-an didn’t feel suspicious at first, but he noticed some changes in her. However, in this drama, we can see the chemistry of Han Yi-an with Ko Eun-byeol, and Han Yi-an with Lee Eun-bi.
Even though the actress is the same, Kim So-hyun, the dynamic with each of the sisters feels different, don’t you think? Let’s adore their interaction with some photos and videos below!
Nam Joo-hyuk and Shin Se-kyung in “The Bride of Habaek”
Nam Joo-hyuk starred in a drama called “The Bride of Habaek,” an adaptation from a manhwa where the story is about a god of water who will become a king. In order to become a king he needs to collect three sacred stones in earth. While searching for the stones, he meets Yoon So-ah, a psychiatric who has debts.
Habaek and So-ah become involved in a romantic relationship. Later on, it’s revealed that So-ah actually came from a family who are servants of god. So-ah, who has a miserable life, was starting to find hope after she met Habaek. Of course, at first she doesn’t want to fall in love with Habaek, but a lot of things happened to both of them and they started to grow feelings for each other. In particular, Habaek is always there when So-ah can’t help but cry due to her burden.
The Habaek role is portrayed by Nam Joo-hyuk, while Yoon So-ah is portrayed by Shin Se-kyung. The two of them have a four-year age difference, but it doesn’t really show that Nam Joo-hyuk is younger than Shin Se-kyung because of the perfect acting from the two of them.
Let’s take a look at some moments between Habaek and So-ah!