It’s A Triple Win For Park Eun-bin And Rowoon At The 2021 KBS Drama Awards

Park Eun-bin and Rowoon, co-stars and main leads in the historical-romantic drama, “The King’s Affection”, each won three awards at the 2021 KBS Drama Awards on December 31st.

Park Eun-bin’s exceptional performance as a Crown Prince and King paid off when she attained the “Top Excellence Award” and “Female Popularity Award”. She shared that the role made her feel responsible to convince a small person like her to become a King, “I worked hard to convince everyone.”

In her heartwarming acceptance speech, she expressed how the role in the drama made her reflect a lot about life’s choices, “I will continue to live as I have been living. I will continue to gain courage in taking responsibility for the choices I make. I will live well step by step. Thank you so much to all the fans for loving and supporting ‘The King’ s Affection’ until the end.”

Rowoon also got the “Best New Actor” and “Male Popularity Award” for his role as the Royal Tutor. And together with Park Eun-bin, they won the “Best Couple Award”. Park Eun-bin gratefully expressed that acting with Rowoon in the drama was comfortable. “I met a good partner,” she said.

“The King’s Affection” (2021) is a sageuk drama that is based on a comic book that talks about a young woman who becomes a king in the Joseon era. The show premiered on October 11 through KBS2 and attained the highest record of 12.1% on its last episode, according to Nielsen Korea. 

Internationally, it remains strong for 10 weeks on the list of most watched non-English TV shows on Netflix. It has been watched for 138.5 million hours since its release.

It also surpassed “Hellbound” and “My Name” in the global ranking, taking 48th place worldwide and 4th place among the Korean content with a current score of 10,171 points.

Congratulations to “The King’s Affection”, Park Eun-bin, and Rowoon!