Sobbing in the arms of “Kim Sa Bu” Han Suk Kyu, Ahn Hyo Seop surprised viewers with his acting in “Dr. Romantic 3”

Ahn Hyo Seop surprised viewers with his excellent acting in the recent episodes of SBS’s drama “Dr. Romantic 3”.

Ahn Hyo Seop’s acting performance in episodes 9 and 10 of SBS’s Fri-Sat drama “Dr. Romantic 3” released on the 26th and 27th of May is a hot topic. His intense acting increased viewers’ immersion, drew admiration as well as favorable responses, and raised anticipation for the next episodes. 


In the 9th and 10th episodes of “Dr. Romantic 3”, the main story centered around a collapsed building in a redevelopment area. Seo Woo Jin (Ahn Hyo Seop) headed straight to the accident scene right after receiving the orange code, which announces mass casualties, even though it was his day off. 

According to the principles of disaster response, it is important that the medical team has to stay calm when making any judgment. However, Seo Woo Jin couldn’t ignore the survivors trapped inside the building. In particular, after hearing the story of a teacher who suffered severe injuries while trying to evacuate students, Seo Woo Jin believed that the patients wouldn’t be able to wait until they could all be rescued and made the risky decision of entering the collapsed building.


Seo Woo Jin and Park Eun Tak (Kim Min Jae) quickly provided emergency treatment and safely evacuated the students outside. However, a second collapse occurred, and they were trapped inside the building with two unconscious patients and rescue team members. During the collapse, Seo Woo Jin tried to protect a patient and was severely injured when a steel bar pierced through his hand and wrists

After learning about the situation, Kim Sa Bu (Han Suk Kyu) personally headed to the scene and confirmed that the steel beam had penetrated not only Seo Woo Jin’s hand but also the patient’s abdomen. In order to save the patient’s life, they needed to remove the steel bar from Seo Woo Jin’s wrist. In the end, Seo Woo Jin willingly endured the pain and sacrificed his own hand to save the patient.


Returning to Doldam Hospital, Kim Sa By personally supervised Seo Woo Jin’s surgery. There were moments of crisis during the surgery due to his preexisting MS condition, but the surgery was successfully completed with Kim Sa Bu’s determination. When Cha Eun Jae (Lee Sung Kyung) asked, “Why must you do that?”. Seo Woo Jin compared the presence of Kim Sa Bu, who had changed his life, to the teacher who tried to protect the students during the building collapse, revealing his sincere admiration and affection towards Kim Sa Bu once again.

As such, Ahn Hyo Seop’s portrayal of Seo Woo Jin when enduring terrible pain to save his patients was beyond expectation and viewers were all moved to tears. Especially, the moment when he cried in Kim Sa Bu’s arms became a legendary scene in “Dr. Romantic 3”. After the broadcast, the keyword “Ahn Hyo Seop’s acting” rose on Twitter real-time trending and garnered keen attention. Many viewers showed enthusiastic reactions, such as “Ahn Hyo Seop was Seo Woo Jin himself”, “His acting was not only realistic but also immersive”, “It was a thrilling performance that made us feel all of Seo Woo Jin’s emotions and pain”, etc.


These perfect scenes of Seo Woo Jin were made possible because of Ahn Hyo Seop’s passionate and sincere acting. It was thanks to Ahn Hyo Seop, who made Seo Woo Jin become “Little Kim Sa Bu” by prioritizing patients before himself, that this episode could deeply resonate with viewers. By striving to fully understand and portray the character, Ahn Hyo Seop once again shone with his true talents, arousing hot topics.

Ahn Hyo Seop presented a legendary and realistic portrayal of Seo Woo Jin’s efforts with blood, sweat, and tears. Attention is focused on how the actor will continue to prove his strong presence in the remaining episodes of Season 3 with his detailed emotional lines and solid acting skills. 

SBS’s “Dr. Romantic 3”, starring Ahn Hyo Seop, Han Suk Kyu, and Lee Sung Kyung, airs every Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.

Source: Daum

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