Stealing hearts and sculpting physiques, Korean actors are raising the bar for shirtless scenes in K-dramas. Dive into the hottest moments and behind-the-scenes stories where the cast shares their hilarious and sweaty experiences while filming these scenes.

Kim Soo Hyun

5 K-drama actors who recently revealed their torsos for their roles K-Selection

The March 16 episode of Queen of Tears features a hilarious scene where Hong Hae In (played by Kim Ji Won) is taken aback when Baek Hyun Woo (Kim Soo Hyun) walks out of the bathroom half-naked with a towel wrapped around his waist. Still wet, he enters the room, and Hae In runs and hides with a red face in the shower.

Hyun Woo follows her to wipe the floor, but she shouts: “What, what do you want?” Don’t tell me you didn’t blow dry your hair because you looked in the mirror and found yourself looking like a soaking wet Timothée Chalamet or a young Leonardo DiCaprio. If not for that, then go dry your hair. » Visibly taken aback, Hyun Woo withdraws and Hae In sighs dramatically, exclaiming: ” Amazing. Was he trying to seduce me? I’m too stimulated. »

Byun Woo Seok

5 K-drama actors who recently revealed their torsos for their roles K-Selection

Byun Woo Seok becomes a sensation in Lovely Runner, playing Ryu Sun Jae, a swimming prodigy who launches into the world of K-pop success. The actor, known for his dedication to fitness, reportedly underwent intensive swimming training for the role.

Director Yoon Jong Ho was not surprised by his commitment. Before the show’s premiere, he explained his casting decision at a press conference by saying that he perfectly embodied the two qualities needed for the role: the muscularity of a swimmer and the charisma of an idol of K-pop.

Ahn Bo Hyun

5 K-drama actors who recently revealed their torsos for their roles K-Selection

Ahn Bo Hyun is no stranger to baring his chest on camera, and he did it again in his latest series, Flex X Cop, which was just approved for a second season. “I did it in every project”, did he declare, “but this time, I really didn’t want to. » The pressure to look his best was immense, especially since he had to top his previous shirtless scene.

So, he asked the director if there would be a shirtless scene. The director’s response was unexpected; he said he was going to add one. “I was like, Why are you adding one when I asked you about it?, and he said, ‘Shouldn’t we show a good scene once and then not do it again? I won’t make you take your top off after this.’ » With this promise, Ahn Bo Hyun agreed to do the scene, putting in the extra effort to make it count. “It wasn’t perfect,” he admits, “but I thought, ‘I can show a better one next time.’ »

Lee Jong Won

5 K-drama actors who recently revealed their torsos for their roles K-Selection

Lee Jong Won Recalls Filming His Shirtless Scene in K-drama Knight Flower. He expressed his thoughts on this much-discussed scene, stating: “I felt a lot of pressure, but I also thought it was one of the ways to showcase Soo Ho’s charm. I thought this scene would be one of the things that viewers would like, but it wasn’t easy to do because it was the first time I showed my bare torso. I barely ate any carbs before filming, and I think it was the first time I ate that much chicken.”, he laughed.

He also surprised everyone by revealing that he carried exercise equipment in his car because he couldn’t go to the gym often due to the nature of historical K-dramas, which often require filming in outdoors in rural areas.

Ahn Hyo Seop

5 K-drama actors who recently revealed their torsos for their roles K-Selection

Ahn Hyo Seop shared the behind-the-scenes story of filming her school uniform and shirtless scenes in the K-drama titled A Time Called You. He expressed the effort put into the shirtless scene, stating: “I prepared a lot. I even did a little strength training routine on set. » “I always feel pressure when I shoot shirtless scenes”, he admitted, adding: “I considered my body as a tool to express my age. I figured it would be less convincing if I was skinny in my 30s, so I doubled down on my efforts to put on muscle. »

He went on to say: “I took my shirt off in every project. Everyone knows my body. So, I wanted to exercise to stay healthy and have fun, but I started to feel a little burned out because it was so work-related. Didn’t I say it was important for me to rest? So, I also take a break from exercising. »

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