Telemad: Under the spell of a mysterious man

South Korea's Seo In-guk broke out in the period drama Reply 1997 (2012) as a high-school jock nursing a secret crush on his long-time friend.

Since then, the singer-actor has charmed his way through High School King Of Savvy (2014) as a hockey player forced to impersonate his high-ranking IT executive brother and Squad 38 (2016) as a professional swindler. His last series was the romantic comedy Shopping King Louie (2016), in which he plays a rich heir who loses his memory.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2018, with the headline 'Under the spell of a mysterious man'. Print Edition | Subscribe