After the OTT advent, the way we consume content and the quantity of consumption have all changed and how.
There is a lot of content to consume for anyone.
But lately, there is a problem that most of us are facing.
There always seems like a dearth of good Hindi shows/movies.
For a Bollywood junkie like me, I am tired of waiting for new content to turn up every now and then. Of course, I know that it is not possible for new shows and movies to be made every week to our whims and fancies.
But kya kare, Yeh dil maange more!
This hole of finding good shows and movies has opened doors for us viewers to check out international shows. Since the lockdown, most of us have begun exploring content from other countries whether it is Turkish, American, Pakistani, and now Korean shows.
If you like Turkish shows/series, don’t forget to check out this list of 10 Turkish TV shows to binge-watch in Hindi.
Recently, my new favorite has been binging on Korean shows. Also, for the fact that Korean shows are usually 16-24 episodes only. So, it’s short yet impactful.
After consuming Korean shows for years, I thought of saving you guys the time spent on finding good content by sharing my handpicked Korean drama list – 10 K-Dramas that should be a part of your watch list.
This Korean drama list captures the best of K-drama to start Binge-watching:
1.Attorney Woo Young Woo:
This K-drama is a law drama where the protagonist Woo Young Woo is a young lawyer with Asperger’s syndrome. Even though she is a genius with a high IQ, an impressive picture memory, and can come up with solutions like no other, yet she struggles with acceptance, of being a good lawyer, while finding her true identity, relations, and love in the midst of all.
You can watch Attorney Woo Young Woo in Hindi and English on Netflix as part of this amazing Korean drama list
2. Love to Hate You:
This show is about 2 people who are poles apart. The female protagonist is a smart attorney who knows how to fight. She saves anyone from unjust not just by law, but also through her punches. And the hero is an A-list Actor who is a successful romantic hero but distrusts women and stays far away from them as possible.
What would happen when these 2 are forced to date each other? This is a lovely light-hearted show to watch.
You can watch Love to Hate you K-Drama in Hindi and English on Netflix
There is a magical marble called Abyss which can be used to revive the dead. This romantic K-drama of 2019 is about the story of Cha Min and Go Se-Yeon who are given a second chance at life. They came back in bodies they don’t recognize and are looking different. This is a story of unveiling mystery and murder suspense, while characters unfold and romance surfaces.
This can be watched with subtitles on Netflix
4. Dr. Romantic
This hospital K-Drama so far has 2 seasons, and the third is in releasing in April 2023 as per the news. The show is based on a small-secluded hospital called Dol Dam Hospital on the outskirts of Seoul, which is run by the chief Surgeon Doctor Kim who is supposed to be brilliant and exceptional. The show has hospital politics, a love story, medical cases, and many friendships sailing through its course that you would be forced to keep binge-watching till the end.
You can watch Dr. Romantic with Subtitles on Netflix and Hindi dubbed on MX Player
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This law with Mafia theme-based K-Drama launched in 2021, where the descendants of Sun’s famed Song Joong-ki are in the lead. Here the Korean-Italian mafia lawyer comes back to his motherland Korea where is gets dragged into a case. His style of solving the same in mafia-style when he encounters a big conglomerate and how he makes them taste their own style makes this an absolute must-watch
You can watch it in Hindi and English on Netflix
6. I am not a Robot
Min Kyu a famous businessman suffers from a rare condition that limits his contact with other human beings. However, his life changes when he commissions an engineer to build a personal robot. Instead, Ji Ah acts as the robot. What happens next, and how each of their lives gets impacted is a great show to watch and know.
You can watch this romantic K-Drama, I am not a Robot in Hindi on MX Player and with English Subtitles on Netflix
7. Hospital Ship
This Korean drama list mentions another great K-Drama. Hospital Ship is a medical K-Drama based starring Ha Ji-won and Kang Min-hyuk. This drama series is all about young doctors from different backgrounds and reasons on a Hospital Ship that provides medical service to nearby island residents. The hospital is on a ship that takes interesting and challenging cases and how the story and romance develop between the doctors while their story unfolds is a great show to watch.
It’s a total of 20 episodes with an average of 60 mins per episode. You can watch the Hindi dubbed version on MX Player.
8. Marriage Contract
This K-Drama is a story of a young woman who lost her husband at a young age has a 7-year-old daughter and struggles to make their ends meet. And a wealthy businessman whose mother is ailing and is struggling to keep her content. What happens when they would enter a contract marriage together is a great romantic, emotional roller coaster K-drama to binge.
You can watch Marriage Contract with English subtitles on Netflix, Hindi Dubbed on ShemarooMe, and on Viki.
9. Wok of Love
This Romantic Drama is about Chef Seo Pung a star chef at a 6-star hotel who is suddenly disbarred. From a star chef to the chef of a failing neighbouring Chinese restaurant owned by a gangster. It’s a story of friendship, revenge, love, and everything about tasty food. The stars are hotter than a wonton soup and the story is tastier than Jajangmyeon.
You can watch Wok of love with English subtitles on Netflix
10. Descendants of the Sun:
This is a romantic K Drama, where romance blossoms between 2 professionals. A Korean soldier and a surgeon. Will they be able to unite, even if their profession keeps pushing them apart? Is a great drama to watch and know.
Descendants of Sun is available with English Subtitles on Netflix and in Hindi on Zee5.
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This is my list of the best 10 K-drama shows that you can start with if you haven’t yet. You truly are missing a lot. And if you already are a K-Drama fan. Here is the best-compiled Korean drama list watchlist for your next binge.
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18 Comments Add yours
Seems like the best of the K series you have listed here.I have been putting off watching K dramas. I am saving your list to start. My friend has graduated to the Turkish series and is persuading me to watch them.
I love both Turkey and KDrama, off late KDrama has really taken over us
I haven’t watched any K dramas yet though many of my friends love them. As in will ditch meeting up to watch the drama. Marriage contract seems interesting.
That’s a nice pick to start with, little too emotional towards the end, but beautiful
It’s such a shame that I havent seen any K-Dramas as yet. Your list inspires me to check out Love to Hate You!!
Ohh, that’s a great pick, my personal Fav <3
I am a K drama addict and I had already watched many dramas from your list. currently I am watching dr.cha and loving it. I want to watch dr. romantic too but somehow, it is not available in my region,
Ohh that’s sad to know, i’ll try Dr Cha too, thanks for recco
I am not a fan of K drama, and I haven’t watched any of them yet. They are very famous these days though.
Totally, more emotional, short and content rich for sure
Even I have become a k-drama fan, I have consumed more Korean movies and series in the 3-4 years than I have seen Bollywood movies or serials in the same time period. The ones you have listed are really good ones.
Thanks alot, and Hi-Fi!
I haven’t watched any of k-drama till date but have heard a lot about them. Would like to try them out as now I have your recommendation.
That’s great to know!
Here I am already hooked to so many Korean series and now you have just given me even more k-dramas to explore. I’m saving this list.
haha, most welcome, happy watching!!
My daughter is a K drama and K pop fan. I will check the age appropriate ones and ask her to watch. Thanks for the list because I am totally unaware of these.