The phrase “Hell has no wrath like a despised woman” is often heard and used. However, revenge is often synonymous with male characters, and women’s quest for retribution is seen as more unnatural. Women are fighting their own battles and bravely climbing the steps to redemption.
Whether it’s a broken-hearted wife, a mercilessly bullied teenager, or a daughter avenging a wrong done to her family, K-dramas have given us captivating thrillers helmed by female leads. Dial the r for and take a look at the seven women who defiantly cooked what was served cold and calculated with mental and physical strength.
“An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a broken bone for a broken one. Those who inflict injuries must suffer likewise. I don’t know. That seems too fair to me. ”
As a teenager, Moon Dong-woon (Song Hye-kyo) was bullied and beaten very violently by four classmates at school. Her submissive and helpless Dongwoon wants to end her own life, but she works her anger hard and seeks revenge on her assailant for inflicting her wounds. are carefully planned. Although she is still traumatized by the events of her past, Dong-woon, who is perfectly qualified to be her teacher, is the daughter of her main tormentor, Young-jin (Lim Ji-young). Transfer schools and classes. Yeon Jin’s husband, Ha Do Yeong (Jung Sung Il) also goes to her Go In her club I realize that there are Yeon Jin and her quartet are still close, but Dong Eun is aware of their socioeconomic dynamics, has her strategy in place, and finds herself in the midst of their destruction. I am sure there is redemption for
Song Hye Kyo delivers one of the best of her career as the now stubborn and insensitive Dong Eun. It reminds me of my innocence. Dongwoon is a cheering and applauding character and we can’t wait to see the doom befall her bully in part two. Also, we can’t forget Lee Do-hyun as Joo Yeo-jung, a plastic surgeon who stole her heart. As she battles her own trauma with Dongwoon, she asks her to take him on as her swordsman.
Revenge is certainly a dish best eaten chilled, and Lee Rael (Seo Ye-ji) has been marinating it with disgust since she was a teenager. Ra El is a conspiracy by LY Group CEO Kang Yoon Kyum (Park Byung Eun) and corrupt and manipulative politician Han Pan Ro (Jeon Gook Hwan), the current Prime Minister, of his father’s I was witnessing a brutal death. After his mother goes missing and his father’s company is taken over by her LY Group, Ra El escapes with the help of a human rights lawyer named Seo Eun Pyung (Lee Sang Yeob). . Years later, she returned with a different identity as a ballet teacher named Kim Sung-bin with her daughter. However, Ra El has meticulously plotted revenge to destroy Yoon Gyeom and Bang Ro, and she begins by befriending Yoon Gyeom’s wife Han Sora (Yoo Sung). When Rael seduces Yoongyeom, she knows very well that she is playing with fire and gets burned.
‘Eve’ falls short in several respects, leaving Eun-Pyung as a viewer The character had a better arc and had more backstory about how Ra-El transformed as Sanbin outside of flashbacks. and her facial expressions and fashion games are always appropriate.
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“I sacrificed my future and my name for revenge” — it’s Yoon Ji-woo’s (Han So-hee) chilling remark in “My Name” that sets the show’s template. Driven to avenge his father’s death, Ji-woo realizes his two handicaps: his gender and being overly emotional. Taken under the protection of his father’s friend and the head of the biggest drug cartel, Choi Moo-jin (Park Hee-soon), docile Ji-woo is the ruthless Oh Hae-jin, an undercover cop and Moo-jin’s mole. transform into He tries to get closer to the person who killed his father. But when she joins the drug team, she has another hurdle to overcome. She’s a surly, upright senior, detective Pil Do (Ahn Bo Hyun), who leads a drug investigation and follows Mu Jin’s cartel.
“My Name” is fast-paced and engaging as each episode ends with a suspenseful twist, and the drama’s eerie blue tone reflects the story’s cold, metallic feel. As Ji Woo charts her journey of self-discovery, her actions are subtle and subtle as she competes in a world of toxic male violence. Han So Hee does a thorough job of her two characters, and you can’t help but cheer for both Ji Woo and Oh Hae Jin, and you can feel her strength as she masters her intense action scenes. . She gets her way, her cool demeanor protects her emotions, but deep down, she’s a broken, lonely girl who offers glimpses of her sensitive nature.
The drama depicts a wife’s anger when she realizes that her happy marriage is only a facade. Ji Sun Woo (Kim Hee Ae) has it all: She’s an accomplished, filmmaker husband Lee Tae Oh (Park Hae Joon) and her teenage son Joon Young (Jung Jin Seo). ) in a beautiful house and have an active circle. friend’s. But one day she realizes that her so-called solid marriage is based on lies and deceit. Her husband is having an affair with a much younger and wealthier heiress, Yeo Da-kyung (Han So-hee), and all her trusted friends are involved in the affair. Da Kyung, who is pregnant with Tae Oh’s child, taunts Sang Woo about her failed marriage, at which point Sang Woo vows revenge on all those who betrayed her.
An adaptation of the English-language series “Doctor Foster”, “The World of the Married” features several characters as Sun Woo conveys her malice in a calculated move and ruins her and the people who destroyed her home. It captures the plot twist of . And as a relentlessly tormented wife, Kim Hee Ae treads the path between vulnerability and hostility with the utmost conviction.
Intrigue, lust, secrets and vengeance create a powerful concoction, served by the elegant and bright daughter-in-law of the powerful conglomerate Hyowon Group. Former star Seo Hee-soo (Lee Bo-young) abandons her family business and marries her second son, while chaebol daughter Jung So-hyun (Kim So-hyun) marries her second son. eldest son. Hyo-won’s mansion seemed perfect, but her two women, tutor Kang Ja-kyung (Ok Ja-young) and housekeeper Yoo-young (Jung Yi-seo), arrived and turned everyone’s lives upside down. I am trying to do.
What has opened is a Pandora’s box of deception, manipulation, misogyny, and crime. They are inspiring and relatable when the women band together to overthrow the shackles that bind them and the injustice that has been inflicted upon them. ‘Mine’ is a sensitive and positive portrayal of the LGBTQ+ community and a poignant side love story for one of its characters.
“Remarriage and Desire”
Marriage may be a match made in heaven for some, but for the rich and famous, it’s often set up in a boardroom. Matchmaking is serious business, as the suitors’ strengths and weaknesses are subject to intense scrutiny.
For 15 years, Seo Hye-soon (Kim Hee-sun) led a perfect existence. She had a gorgeous house, a fancy car, and a college-ready daughter. But everything falls apart when she finds out that her husband, Kang Nam-sik, has been having an affair with lawyer Jin Yoo-hee (Jung Yu-jin). However, Nam-sik apparently not only cheated on his wife, but also illegally hid money in the name of his mistress who called him out, ending his life. Hye-sun, who is raising her daughter while working as her school teacher, was registered with Rex, a dedicated matchmaking service, by her mother. In-demand marriage driving force Choi Yoo-sung (Cha Ji-yo) makes it clear that marriage is nothing more than a business arrangement. Meanwhile, Yoo Hui matches with the most customers on his Rex and sets his sights on her Lee Hyung Joo (Lee Hyun Wook), the handsome young boss at a successful video game company.
So what happens when Hye-sun meets her nemesis Yoo Hui? “Remarriage and Desire” is a tense, fast-paced story that never lags behind an episode and is full of suspenseful moments. Kim Hee-sun and Jung Yoo-jin complement each other, show excellent performance, and raise the fashion index in the style game.
Welcome to Hera Palace. As you walk through the opulent corridors, you hear whispers of adultery, betrayal and scandal. The fierce competition between rich parents living in these swanky apartments is driven by kids in posh private schools where bullying and nepotism are commonplace. Mothers go to great lengths to protect their brood, even if it means taking cunning means to achieve their selfish ends. Her widow Oh Yoon-hee (Eu-jin) moves into Hera Palace, rekindling her rivalry with her high school nemesis and millionaire Jeon Seo-jin (Kim So-yeon). She also finds an ally in Shim Su-ryun (Lee Jia). These fierce women won’t stop no matter what they do. While Su-ryun, a victim of the past, does not hesitate to use mean means to avenge wrongs committed by others, Yoon-hee and Seo-jin are ambitious and willing to do whatever it takes to defeat their opponents. Their rivalry and legacy is carried on by their daughters as well.
Spanning three seasons, ‘The Penthouse’ is an over-the-top suspenseful thriller with plenty of cliffhangers, and its badass women, whether it’s good, bad, or ugly. , is unstoppable when it comes to achieving goals.
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“Avengers Social Club”
Three women from different walks of life come together to seek revenge on those who wronged them. The daughter of her wealthy parents, Kim Jung-hye (Lee Yo-won) is married for profit by marrying into an equally influential family. After learning of her husband’s affair, Jung-hae vows to take revenge on her and forms her Bokja Club. Although she appears surly and arrogant, she is a sensitive soul at heart. And Hong Do-hee (Ra Mi-ran), a single mother who sells fish. She was raising her two children on a meager income, but her son’s violent incident at her school forced her to join her club. And last but not least, she is Lee Mi-sook (Myung Se-bin), married to a college professor and victim of domestic violence.After losing her son and being estranged Daughter, she decided to take her own life with her own hands. Misuku is the tricycle of Bokuja Club. And Lee Soo-gim (Lee Joon-young), who wants to take revenge on her biological parents, joins the woman.
This unlikely trio shows their course of action, and despite their individual personalities, the women form deep bonds of sisterhood and friendship, empowering each other. Doesn’t the drama always win and love women supporting themselves?
Hey Soompiers, who is your favorite character among these women seeking revenge? Let us know in the comments below!
Puja Talwar A Soompi writer with a strong prejudice against Song Joong-ki and Lee Jun-ho. A longtime fan of her K-Her dramas, she loves to devise scenarios that are separate from the story. She interviewed Lee Min Ho, Gong Yoo, Ji Chang Wook and others. You can follow her on her Instagram at her @puja_talwar7.
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