“Park Yoochun” The acting-dol whom even drama critics acknowledges
The return of Dong Bang Shin Ki’s “Micky Yoochun” to being “Park Yoochun” announced the birth of an acting gem. In the beginning, towards him whom challenged the route of an actor for the first time, the comments were not friendly, however, through acting in “Sungkyunkwan Scandal”, he overcame those controversies.
“Sungkyunkwan Scandal” which was broadcasted in 2010 was a widely popularised drama that had created many “Sungseu Paein”*. As the leading actors of a drama that focuses on young actors, Park Yoochun, Park Minyoung, Yoo Ah In and Song Joongki can easily add on to the controversies if they were reckless. However, the four of them brilliantly portrayed their characters, and not only did they raised the audiences’ involvement into the drama, they won acknowledgement for their acting as well. In particular, the acting that received the most attention was undoubtedly “Park Yoochun”.
The role of a righteous, upright scholar “Lee Sunjoon” was as if it had been custom-made, and he had determinedly portrayed the character of “Lee Sunjoon”. Unlike the initial controversies, he exhibited high quality acting skills, broke through the preconceived notion of “idols cannot act”, and established himself as an actor with good acting. In demonstrating this, through this “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” piece, he won a lot of awards that year. “KBS Acting Awards New Male Actor Award”, “Netizen Male Category”, “Baeksang Arts Awards TV Category New Male Actor Award”, etc, sweeping numerous awards, and established his status as an actor.
Park Yoochun exhibited diversified acting in “Sungkyunkwan Scandal”, “Miss Ripley” and “Rooftop Prince”. What can be felt in his acting is the deep sorrows and joys of life. Just as his tough life story was before he became a celebrity, there is tender affection and ardent in his acting. An actor with outstanding acting skills, Park Yoochun. (We) anticipate his future acting projects.
*Sungseu is the short form for Sungkyunkwan Scandal, while Paein means disabled person; Sungseu Paein refers to fans of the drama who are so hooked they don’t do anything except for wait for drama updates
T/N: Unrelated parts to Yoochun are omitted; Other mentioned acting-dols are A-Pink Jung Eunji and Choi Seunghyun (TOP).