KMazing – Jun Ji-hyun has been well known to the Asian public since her appearance in 2001 through the movie “My Sassy Girl”. At that time, the public has predicted that the actress named Wang Ji-hyun will be a superstar in the future. And it was proved by this women born October 30, 1981. Taking on an important war role in top movies, Ji-hyun also dashes into the level of most wanted female movie star.
She was so focused on her movie career that she was almost invisible on the screen until she decided to make a comeback in late 2013 by starring in the drama My Love from the Star. And here’s the last four movies she’s starred so far.
4. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
In 2010, she acted with Chinese actress Li Bingbing in an English-language film called Snow Flower and the Secret Fan based on Lisa See’s bestselling novel of the same name. The director Wayne Wang’s film was set in the interior of China in the 19th century and featured the close friendship stories of two women, Lily and Snow Flower, and their imprisonment story due to the strict cultural codes of conduct for women at the time.
3. The Thieves (2012)
As part of the star-studded movie The Thieves, Jun Ji-hyun stole much of the moviegoer’s attention during this year’s Choi Dong-hoon movie. The Thieves is a robbery film about a group of thieves from Korea and China who work together to steal a diamond worth 30 million US dollars. The diamond is stored in a special room inside a casino in Macau. The film invites a lot of people to come to the cinema and eventually become the second best-selling Korean film of all time at the time.
2. The Berlin File (2013)
The year after on her next film, Jun Ji-hyun plays a translator who marries a North Korean agent in the spy thriller The Berlin File. Director Ryoo Seungwan praises Ji-hyun’s action in scenes of action and the dialect acting as north Korean. Her success is increasingly affirming her status as one of the top Korean actress who has the dedication and totality in the role of her character.
1. Assasination (2014)
In 2015, Jun Ji-hyun collaborated again with director Choi Dong-hoon to make Assassination, a spy action movie set in the era of Japanese occupation in the 1930s. She plays as female sniper who formed a squad containing freedom fighters to kill a Japanese officer and a pro-Japanese Korean tycoon.
Assassination records box office success again for Ji-hyun and Dong-hoon. The film became Korea’s best-selling movie in 2015 while also inhabiting the seventh rank in the list of best-selling Korean movies of all time. Ji-hyun herself successfully won the Best Actress award from the Grand Bell Awards and Max Movie Awards.