K-Drama Throwback: Let’s Reminisce So Yi-jung and Chu Ga-eul’s Love Story in ‘Boys Before Flowers’


Do You Miss the SoEul Couple? So Yi-jung and Cha Ga-eul in Boys Before Flowers

If you are a lover of Korean dramas, surely you are no stranger to the drama Boys Before Flowers, right? Boys Before Flowers was a very popular drama in 2009, starring famous actors and actresses, such as Koo Hye-sun, Lee Min-ho, Kim Bum, Kim Hyun-joong, Kim Joon, and Kim So-eun. Besides starring famous artists, this drama also has a very romantic and unique storyline, so it quickly stole the attention of many people and became very popular. And not just in South Korea, but this drama was also famous in various other countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and many other countries.

In this article, the Channel-Korea will provide you with information about one of the couples in this drama who successfully stole the audience’s attention, the SoEul couple. The SoEul couple or, So Yi-jung, played by Kim Bum and Cha Ga-eul, played by Kim So-eun, successfully stole the attention of the audience. They are a couple idolized in the drama Boys Before Flowers.

Want to know more about their relationship in this drama? Check this out!

So Yi-jung and Chu Ga-eul’s Romantic Moments in Boys Before Flowers


As we already know, Boys Before Flowers was a very popular drama in 2009 and had a fairly high rating. Besides being played by famous artists in South Korea, this drama also has a very unique storyline.

Boys Before Flowers tells about Geum Jan-di, a girl from a poor family but with an unrivaled sense of optimism and drive. She gets accepted into a prestigious private high school. In her high school, named Shin-hwa, she meets the infamous group of four astonishingly good looking and rich boys who are known as F4. F4 consists of Gu Jun-pyo, Yoon Ji-ho, So Yi-jung, and Song Woo-bin. They always use their power to master the school.


At that time, one of Jan’s friends accidentally spills ice cream on Jun-pyo’s shoes which makes him very angry. Jun-pyo tells the girl to lick his shoes and that makes Jan-di angry. Jan-di throws the ice cream in his face, and at that time, and by that, she initiates war at school. Jun-pyo’s closeness with Jan-di makes them fall in love with each other.

In addition to Jan-di and Jun-pyo’s relationship, played by the very sweet Koo Hye-sun and Lee Min-ho, the pair So Yi-jung and Cha Ga-eul also get the attention of the audience. The beginning of how So-Jung and Cha Ga-eul get involved in a relationship starts when Yi-jung sees Ga-eul crying. He then asks Ga-eul to go with him to the club for fun. At that time, Ga-eul’s ex-boyfriend is at the club. Eventually, Yi-jung pretends to have fallen in love with Ga-eul in order to make Ga-eul’s ex-boyfriend feel jealous. On Valentine’s Day, Ga-eul is angry because she thinks that Yi-jung just pretends to like her but she really likes him.

One of the favorite scenes from So Yi-jung and Cha Ga-eul is where Yi-jung tries to kiss Ga-eul. These moments are very sweet and made the audience hysterical.

Another memorable scene is when Cha Ga-eul makes food for So Yi-jung and their eyes are very sweet.


Well, what do you think? Do you like the JanPyo couple or the SoEul couple? Do you miss this drama?

Kim Bum and Kim So-eun’s Off-Screen Moments

Not only in the drama, but Kim So-eun and Kim Bum also looked very sweet and adorable off-screen. Want to find out? Check it out!


Kim Bum and Kim So-eun look very handsome and beautiful in this photo. They seemed to smile happily while holding the phone.


This scene is also a very sweet scene where Kim Bum invites Kim So-eun to ride in a car. Kim So-eun and Kim Bum looked shy before filming.


This one photo of Kim So-eun and Kim Bum is really very romantic. Kim Bum’s gaze is very warm when looking at Kim So-eun. They laugh happily.


Doesn’t this photo make you a little jealous of Kim So-eun? The distance between them is very little, it looks as if though Kim Bum wants to kiss Kim So-eun.

Well, what do you think? Do you miss this couple? They were also rumored to be dating in the real world after filming for Boys Before Flowers finished, fans found several couple items used by both Kim So-eun and Kim Bum. But these rumors were not true, Kim So-eun and Kim Bum were only good friends and felt very close after starring in the drama Boys Before Flowers. Do you think they are dating in real life?

Kim So-eun and Kim Bum’s Relationship Now


After starring in the drama Boys Before Flowers, the relationship between Kim Bum and Kim So-eun became the talk of netizens. Many consider that Kim Bum and Kim So-eun are dating in real life, but these rumors have been denied. The closeness of Kim Bum and Kim So-eun is only that of close friends, especially since Kim Bum and Kim So-eun had studied at the same university. However, at that time, their relationship was not too close, they ended up getting closer together during the filming of the drama Boys Before Flowers.

Not only that, Kim Bum and Kim So-eun also often appear to star together in advertisements. Even though it’s been 10 years, Kim Bum and Kim So-eun’s relationship is still good. In 2018 Kim Bum was reported of dating a famous actress, Oh Yeon-soo. Previously, in 2013, Kim Bum had also been reported of dating actress Moon Geun-young.

As for Kim So-eun, in 2015 she was rumored to be dating actor Son Ho-jun. They were seen on a date in a restaurant, but both of their agencies denied the statement. Then, Kim So-eun joined the show We Got Married with Song Jae-rim. They both become a virtual couple, a very popular husband and wife on We Got Married. They have also been reported to be dating in real life, but neither agency has confirmed the news.

Well, what do you think? Do you guys still ship them? Or do you hope they find their true love elsewhere? Let’s hope both of them find their true love and give them a lot of love and support!