Star in My Heart

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Star in My Heart
Korean TV drama-Star in My Heart-01.jpg
Also known as 'Wish Upon a Star'
Written by Kim Ki-ho
Directed by
  • Lee Jin-suk
  • Lee Chang-hoon
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 16
Original network Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original release 10 March (1997-03-10) – 29 April 1997 (1997-04-29)
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Star in My Heart (Hangul별은 내 가슴에; RRByeol-eun Nae Gaseum-e) was a 1997 Korean drama series run on MBC. One of the earlier Korean dramas to air outside Korea, as part of what became known as the Korean Wave, it was very popular and helped its cast (particularly Ahn Jae-wook) become widely recognized.[1]


Orphan Lee Yun-hee (Choi Jin-sil) is adopted into a hostile family environment. She harbors an undiscovered artistic talent, which helps to catapult her into the lives of two men. She was taken to her father's friend family, after her father died, although while his father's friend had warm feeling towards her she was met with hostility from her new stepmother (Park Won-sook) and her stepsister Ahn Yi-hwa (Jo Mi-ryung), who throughout the series are intriguing with against her. She becomes engaged in a relationship with a young, promising star Kang Min-hee (Ahn Jae-wook) a son of a rich businessman who's against his only son being a singer because it doesn't uphold to his values of a good occupation a man should be busy with. Lee Joon-hee (Cha In-pyo), who's a lead designer in one of the fashion houses, becomes a friend of Yun-hee and eventually helps her to make a career as a designer as well.


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