“My Dearest” has come to an end after 21 episodes. The K-drama topped the ratings chart and was the most buzzworthy drama during its run.
I am sure almost everyone liked the acting of Nam Goong Min in “My Dearet.” Nam Goong Min has worked in a versatile selection of projects, from action to romance to comedy.
It took him a long time to get recognition for his work as he got his first big breakthrough by playing villains in “The Girl Who Sees Scents” and “Remember: War of the Son.” Especially his performance in “Remember” was universally liked by the audience and critics as he got nominated for Best Actor – Television at the Baeksang Art Awards.
Since then, he has not looked back and has given us many amazing K-drama performances. Here are five other Korean dramas of Nam Goong Min that you will love to watch after “My Dearest”
“One Dollar Lawyer”
Main Cast: Namkoong Min, Kim Ji Eun, Choi Dae Hoon, Lee Deok Hwa, Sa Mu Jang
Plot of “One Dollar Lawyer“: One Dollar Lawyer is a Korean drama directed by Lee Jung Sub and written by Kim Jae Hyun, Choi Chang Hwan (“Heart Surgeons,” and “Defendant”). It is a Korean drama that depicts the story of a lawyer who has the best skills but only charges 1000 won as his attorney’s fee.
Dan then receives a mission. If he succeeds, he can return to Heaven. His mission is to find true love for Yeon Seo, but Dan soon falls in love with her.
Nam Goong Min plays the role of Cheon Ji Hun, a lawyer with unusual flair. His hair has a stylish perm. His retainer is only 1,000 won despite being one of the most skilled lawyers around. He argues against the most expensive lawyers and their rich clients intent on flouting the law.
Main Cast: Namkoong Min, Park Ha Sun, Kim Ji Eun, Jang Young Nam, Kim Jong Tae
Plot of “The Veil“: The Veil is a Korean drama directed by Kim Sung Yong (“My Healing Love” and “My Dearest”) and written by Park Seok Ho. It is a Korean drama about a top field agent in the National Intelligence Service (NIS). After going missing a year ago, he returns to the organization to find an internal traitor who dropped him into the abyss.
Namgoong Min plays the role of Han Ji Hyuk, an elite field agent at the NIS (National Intelligence Service). Due to his perfect record and skill at completing missions, Han Ji Hyuk is a top agent who is held in high esteem by his colleagues.
However, just when he seemed to have finally succeeded in driving an organized crime syndicate into a corner, Han Ji Hyuk suddenly vanishes off the face of the earth. After going missing for a year, he makes a bold return by joining a crime syndicate to find the NIS traitor responsible for his downfall.
Hot Stove League
Main Cast: Namkoong Min, Park Eun Bin, Cho Byeong Kyu, Oh Jung Se
Plot of “Hot Stove League“: Hot Stove League is a Korean drama directed by Jung Dong Yoon (“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” and “Heart Surgeons”) and written by Lee Shin Hwa. It is a Korean drama about baseball team “The Dreams,” a Korean professional baseball team that have placed last in the league for the past four seasons.
When their general manager steps down, the team hires Baek Seung Soo, who has managed several championship winning sports teams, as his replacement, despite Seung Soo having zero experience with managing a baseball team.
Facing shrinking budgets, infighting between the coaching staff and a team deeply set in their ways, Seung Soo uses his outsider’s insight and the help of operations manager Se Young and Jae Hee to upend the Dreams’ culture in a bid to create a championship winning team, despite the looming fact that every team he has managed before has folded after winning the championship.
Nam Goong Min plays the role of Baek Seung Su, who is appointed as a general manager for the “Dreams” baseball team. Although he’s been working in the sports field, the teams he led to the championship were unpopular, and some of them were even disbanded after winning the league due to the financial difficulties of their parent companies.
Main Cast: Namkoong Min, Nam Sang Mi, Lee Jun Ho, Jung Hye Sung, Kim Won Hae
Plot of “Good Manager“: Good Manager also known as Chief Kim is a Korean drama directed by Lee Jae Hoon, Choi Yoon Seok and written by Park Jae Bum (“Vincenzo” and “The Fiery Priest”). It tells the story of Kim Sung Ryong (Nam Goong Min), who used to manage money for gangs, but by an accidental opportunity, he begins to works as the chief of an accounting department for TQ Company. He struggles to save the decaying TC Company, fighting against corruption and irrationality in the company.
Nam Goong Min plays the role of Kim Sung Ryong, a small-time accountant from Gunsan, a small city in North Jeolla Province, working for a mobster. He was investigated every year for accounting fraud and tax evasion but is proven innocent every time. Then, he gets accepted to TQ as the chief of Accounting Department, where instead of embezzling money, he starts standing up for the weak and fight against the management.
Beautiful Gong Shim
Main Cast: Namkoong Min, Bang Min Ah, Ohn Joo Wan, Seo Hyo Rim, Oh Hyun Kyung
Plot of “Beautiful Gong Shim“: Beautiful Gong Shim is a Korean drama directed by Baek Soo Chan, Nam Tae Jin and written by Lee Hee Myung. It is a Korean drama about the love story of two sisters and two men. The talented older sister has everything, including a beautiful appearance, and her younger sister, who is less attractive but still has a warm heart.
And two men appear in front of the siblings: a progressively more attractive man, who moved into a humble rental room on the rooftop of their building and another man who is handsome and wealthy from a plutocrat family. The romance-comedy drama depicts an eventful and unpredictable love story by the four people from such a warmhearted point of view.
Nam Goong Min plays the role of Ahn Dan Tae, a lawyer who works voluntarily for those in need, despite his delinquent personality.
After much misunderstanding, Dan Tae finally moves into the rooftop room and he becomes friendly with the son of a wealthy family, Joon Soo, through helping him out.