Lim Ji Yeon’s career went through a leap with two 18+ roles 

From a nameless actress to a famous star, all it took for Lim Ji Yeon was a bold choice. 

Lim Ji Yeon was born 1990 and started acting in 2010 in theatrical plays and short movies. She struggled for four years to find a place in the entertainment business and was shot to stardom with two explicit movies. 

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“Queen of Explicit Scenes” calls Lim Ji Yeon’s name in the Korean showbiz 

A life-changing milestones thanks to a bold choice on screen 

In 2014, Lim Ji Yeon played the leading lady of the movie “Obsessed” starring Song Seung Hun, who was 14 years older than her. The movie revolves around the sneaky love affair of Colonel JinPyeong (Song Seung Hun) and the wife of his underling Ga Heun (Lim Ji Yeon) against the military backdrop of 1969. Although legally married, the couple still fall in love at first sight and are deeply in love to the point of tragedy. The movie contains many nude shots and love-making scenes of the characters. 

According to Chosun Ilbo, Lim Ji Yeon said she felt immense pressure while doing the explicit scenes but put much trust on her co-star, Song Seung Hun. Overcoming the associated rawness and obscenity, the love-making scenes, in fact, is created with artistic intent to show the couple’s love at its peak. 

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Song Seung Hun and Lim Ji Yeon acted in the movie with adult content 

Song Seung Hun revealed that he always used designated protective props for sensitive areas and praised his acting partner for her professionalism, naturalness and quick adjustment to her surrounding. He also said he did not have much time to get to know Lim Ji Yeon beforehand so it was difficult to express the emotions while acting. 

“Perhaps the shooting was more difficult for Lim Ji Yeon because she was a new actress had to start shooting in front of a lot of staff, who were largely male,” said Song Seung Hun on Enewsworld. 

One year later, Lim Ji Yeon return to the big screen withe period movie “The Treacherous,” a piece with the hottest explicit scenes in the history of theater-released Korean movies. The movie recreated the “dark age” of Joseon under the reign of Yeonsangun, the insatiable lewdness. He captures young girls to make them his servants, one of which is Dan Hee (Lim Ji Yeon.) She carries the mission to avenge her father and uses her beauty to infiltrate the palace, seduce the king and find a way to kill him. 

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Lim Ji Yeon

In the movie, Lim Ji Yeon and other female characters had to shoot scenes where they wore hanbok without an overcoat, which revealed their chest. The explicit scenes that spread from the opening to the end might not be everyone’s cup of tea. 

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“The Treacherous” was the movie eleveated Lim Ji Yeon to the “Queen of Explicit Scenes” 

“I could not help starring in ‘The Treacherous’ because of its strong scenarios and charismatic characters. During the revealing scenes, I had to solely trust the director. I really like director Min Kyu Dong’s previous works,” actress Lim said, showing her great confidence in the director. 

Lim Ji Yeon was also in many intimate and sensual scenes with the actress Lee Yoo Young in “The Treacherous.” Recalling this detail Lee Yoo Young said, “At first, kissing and embracing someone of the same sex worried me. However, doing this with a woman was a bit more manageable and comfortable.”

A new chapter in Ji Yeon’s career with her expertise in explicit scenes 

After building a name for herself, Lim Ji Yeon’s career turned over a new page when she took over a role in the TV series “High Society” as a poor but optimistic and resilient girl. For this role, Lim Ji Yeon was praised for her acting performance and received the award for ‘New Star.’ She finally found her elements and was approached by many series producers. Lim Ji Yeon partook in “The Royal Gambler,” “Blow Breeze,” “Welcome 2 Life” and “ Tazza: One Eyed Jack.” 

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Lim Ji Yeon diversified her acting porfolio 

Actress Lim is also a bright face in advertisement modelling. She received the ‘Korean Model Star’ at the “14th Asia Model Awards” in 2019. In the “Asia Artist Awards” of the same year, Lim Ji Yeon was a host alongside Lee Teuk.

In regards to her personal life, Lim Ji Yeon confirmed dating with Lee Wook, chairman of a non-profit organization W-Foundation running nature conservation projects and immediate relief of climate refugees. The relationship lasted for 6 months and the the two parted ways with no obvious reasons. 

Returning to the small screen as the antagonist Park Yeon Jin in “The Glory,” Lim Ji Yeon said she wanted to “conquer” this “challenge” because she was initially shocked when reading the script. 

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Park Yeon Jin is woman born into a rich family who enjoys a content life with her rich husband and a smart daughter. However, this ideal life is bound to be destroyed when the dark past catches up to her and exposes her as a school bully. She will face Moon Dong Eun (Song Hye Kyo), her highschool victim who is on her way to pay back those who hurt her. 

Lim Ji Yeon is receiving positive feedback for her first villain role. She managed to anger and intimidate the viewers with her looks and twisted smile that covered up the true evil nature behind an innocent front. 

Source: k14

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