It is not surprising that Paulo Coelho gave comments on Korean entertainment. In the past, he gushed over Kpop boy group, BTS, and their achievements. This time, the internationally acclaimed author, Paulo Coelho, praises IU and Lee Sun Gyun for their Kdrama, My Mister. In an interview, the author of The Alchemist also confessed that he always admires BTS.
Paulo Praises “My Mister”
On October 18, Paulo Coelho tweeted, “WAW! I thought I would not survive to 16 episodes, but it is a flawless description of the human condition. Congrats to the super screenplay, the fantastic director, and the best possible cast.”
WAW! I thought I would not survive to 16 episodes, but it is a flawless description of the human condition— Paulo Coelho (@paulocoelho) October 18, 2020
Congrats to the super screenplay , the fantastic director and the best possible cast pic.twitter.com/NIkNBwhpUT
Why Watch “My Mister”
If you haven’t watch My Mister, you can take a look at one of its soundtrack here.
[나의 아저씨 OST] Sondia – 어른 (Grown Ups) MV:
As told by Paulo Coelho, this Korean drama has a super screenplay. The story is very well-written to convey each meaning.
My Mister tells a story of a 21-year-old young woman enduring the harshness of life. She also has three brothers who have their own hardships.
The best casts
Another reason why watch My Mister is that the stars cast in the Kdrama are Lee Sun Gyun from the prize-winning movie Parasite, and IU, a Korean singer and actress.
“My Mister” is a Masterpiece, Said Coelho
Weeks since Coelho’s tweet, South Korean publication Yeonhap interviewed him. the novelist stated, “It was a masterpiece. It’s one of the best works I’ve seen recently. It shows the intricacy of human psychology and has a rich story. It also touches on North and South Korean relations, which foreigners like me, are very interested in.”
Paulo Coelho and Korean Wave
During the interview, the well-known author admitted that he found himself drawn to the Korean wave in 2016 after watching Old Boy.
Moreover, he doesn’t deny that he admires BTS, the popular Kpop boy group. “BTS is a group that I really admire, and I always emphasize that we should always pay attention to them whenever I have the chance,” he said.
We can still remember that Paulo Coelho gave an autographed copy of The Alchemist to Suga recently.
What do you think about “My Mister”
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