Mr. Sunshine surpassed Secretary Kim to win big at APAN Star Awards
The drama is not an international hit but ‘Mr. Sunshine’ is well-known to Korean audiences.
On the 13th, the 6th APAN Star Awards ceremony took place at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. This is an annual award to honor the most prominent film and actors of the year.
Mr. Sunshine is the big winner this year.The drama received four awards out of seven nominations: “Drama of the Year”, “Best New Actress” (Kim Tae Ri), “Best Supporting Actress “(Kim Min Jung) and especially the Daesang Awards went to Lee Byung Hun.
Other outstanding movies of the year such as My Mister, What’s wrong with Kim Secretary, Pretty noona who buys me food, Life … also received the following awards: “Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries” (Park Seo Joon), “Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries” (IU), “Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries” (Jung Hae In), “Best Supporting Actor” (Park Ho San), “Best New Actor”(Jang Ki Young), “Best Writer”(Life) …
Commenting on the awards of APAN Star Awards, Korean netizens have been focusing their attention on Lee Byung Hun’s Daesang. The return of the actor in drama has received recognition from the public. Many people argue that with undeniable talent, the actor has successfully erased his scandal in the past.
In addition, IU with the “Best Actress” award also received the attention of Korean netizens. This is a worthy award for the talent of the singer in the movie My Mister in March this year. “She did not only win at APAN, but also just released new song that topped the charts, she is the best,” a fan commented.
Check out the list of full winners below:
Daesang (Grand Prize): Lee Byung Hun (“Mr. Sunshine”)
Drama of the Year: “Mr. Sunshine”
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries: Park Seo Joon (“What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?”)
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries: IU (“My Ahjussi”)
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama: Lee Sang Woo (“Marry Me Now“)
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama: Shin Hye Sun (“My Golden Life“)
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries: Jung Hae In (“Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food”)
Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries: Go Ah Sung (“Life on Mars”)
Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama: Jang Seung Jo (“Money Flower”)
Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama: Jo Bo Ah (“Goodbye to Goodbye“)
Best New Actor: Yang Se Jong (“Degree of Love“), Jang Ki Yong (“My Ahjussi”)
Best New Actress: Won Jin Ah (“Just Between Lovers”), Kim Tae Ri (“Mr. Sunshine”)
Best Supporting Actor: Park Ho San (“Prison Playbook”), Yoo Jae Myung (“Life”)
Best Supporting Actress: Kim Min Jung (“Mr. Sunshine”), Jang So Yeon (“Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food”)
K-Star Award (Most Popular): Jung Hae In (“Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food”), Park Min Young (“What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?”)
Best Writer: Lee Soo Yeon (“Life”)
Best Manager: Bae Sung (HM Entertainment)
Global Star Award: Park Hae Jin