In the wake of the rising tide of the pandemic all across the country, lockdown has been reinforced once again in the worst hit areas. That means staying at home — no social gatherings, gym sessions, eating outside, or even leisure walks in shopping malls. Apart from the fact that Pakistani content significantly entertains us referring to it’s exquisiteness & way of portrayal, people tend to have something out of the box to brush away boredom during lockdown. Most of us are confined in our homes and trying not to go out without any genuine reason. Pakistani dramas have entertained us and won hearts of millions due to their relatable concepts.
But we have realized from the overwhelming response of Pakistanis for the Turkish drama series Dirilis Ertugrul that Pakistani celebrate great content and applaud it absolutely. We are in dire need to have good content that would not only entertain us but also help kill time. We have come across some of the amazing hit series of Korea that garnered our praises owing to the quality content, directorial prospects and illustrations that we have never witnessed before.
Here is the list of 5 best Korean series that you should binge-watch during lockdown and say goodbye to your boredom & twists that would leave all viewers on the edge of their seats.
Crash landing on you:
A love story that entails an entrepreneur and heiress from South Korea, Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) accidentally crash-landing in North Korea in a paragliding mishap where she meets an army officer named Ri Jeong-hyuk (Hyun Bin). If you much into romantic series and looking forward to lower your stress level then you must go for it. Follow the twists and turns of the most unlikeliest of love stories in the hermit state of North Korea. Learn how love truly understands no borders as you follow the protagonists in this gripping saga.
Rated as the fourth-highest Korean drama Goblin had attained much attention in the entertainment fraternity pertaining to it’s exemplary content. The story revolves around Kim Shin (Gong Yoo), a military general who sentenced to death after being framed as a traitor and walked in the modern world as an immortal, a punishment by the almighty for the sins he had committed in the past. The punishment would only end if he finds Goblin’s bride and that’s how the story proceeds further.
Merging the thriller with the supernatural concept worked a treat in this series which received much admiration. The idea of having a person with the power to peek into one’s memory is used adequately & brilliantly executed.
A suspense-action drama that revolves around deliberate plane crash and leads to the culprits behind the incident. Cha Dal-gun’s (Lee Seung-gi) nephew was involved in a mysterious plane crash that killed over 211 civilians and he investigated and things turned out be scarier & more treacherous than one initially perceives as a lot powerful people wanted to keep it all secret.
Revolves around the elite class of the society as it illustrates the story of four housewives who did everything for the success of their children. Highlighting the competition between the elites and the educational system predominantly. ‘Sky Castle’ holds the record for the highest viewership and was a big hit in China besides being educational centric.