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Secret Garden (Korean Drama TV Series)

Updated on January 9, 2013

What if a man and a woman switched places?

Secret Garden is a South Korean television drama between the story of a dedicated poor stunt woman named Gil Ra Im/Jaymee (played by Ha Ji Won) and Kim Joo Won (played by Hyun Bin), an arrogant CEO of a company who is very much obsessed with perfection.

Can their conflicting differences affect their love for each other as a strange sequence of events results in them swapping bodies?

This Korean drama is aired on SBS Network with 20 episodes that last from November 2010 to January 2011 and maintained a higher viewer ratings until its last episode of this year.

Original Title: Sikeurit Gadeun

International Title: Secret Garden

Country: South Korea

Genre: Romance, Drama, Fantasy, Melodrama

Screenwriter: Kim Eun Sook

Director: Shin Woo Chul, Kwon Hyuk Chan

Episodes: 20

Broadcast Network: SBS,

Broadcast period: November 13, 2010 - January 22, 2011

The drama tells the story of Kim Joo Won (played by Hyun Bin), an arrogant and eccentric CEO who maintains the image of seeming perfection, and Gil Ra Im (played by Ha Ji Won), a poor and humble stuntwoman whose beauty and body are the object of envy amongst top actresses. Their accidental meeting, when Joo Won mistakes Ra Im for actress Park Chae Rin, marks the beginning of a tense, bickering relationship, through which Joo Won tries to hide a growing attraction to Ra Im that both confuses and disturbs him. To complicate matters further, a strange sequence of events results in them swapping bodies.

Ha Ji Won who plays the lead character Gil Ra Im/Jamie Gil is a South Korean actress and a model. She starred in numerous television dramas and movies like Hak Gyo 2, Secret, Life is Beautiful, Days in the Sun, Damo, Something Happened in Bali, Fashion 70's, Hwang Jini, Truth Game, Ditto, Phone, Sex Is Zero, Reversal of Fortune, 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant and more.

Hyun Bin who plays the lead character Kim Joo Won/Owen Kim is a South Korean actor and model. She starred in numerous television dramas and movies like Spin Kick, Daddy Long Legs, Millionaire's First Love, I'm Happy, Late Autumn, Come Rain Come Shine, Nonstop 4, Ireland, My Name is Kim Sam Soon, The Snow Queen, The World They Live In, and more.

Kim Sa-rang who plays as Yoon Seul/Sophie Yoon is a South Korean pop rock singer-songwriter. She first debuted in 1999 upon releasing her first album, I Am 18 Years Old which she wrote and composed all her songs. In 2007, she made her comeback with the release of her third album, U-Turn. On September 1, 2009 Kim Sa-rang released his EP Behind the Melody with a total of five songs.

Yoon Sang Hyun who plays as Choi Woo Young (Oska)[Oska Wun] is a South Korean actor and singer. He also starred in numerous television dramas Marrying a Millionaire, Exhibition of Fireworks, Common Single, Winter Bird, One Mom and Three Dads, The Secret of Leu Leu Island, Queen of Housewives, Take Care of the Young Lady, Secret Garden, Can't Lose and many more.

Listen to the Secret Garden: Original Soundtrack (OST) - Relive the story of the drama with its dramatic soundtrack

Secret Garden Trailer

Secret Garden Episode 1 with English Subtitles

Secret Garden Photo Gallery - Photos of memorable scenes in the K-drama series

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Hyun Bin - That man (Secret Garden OST)

Ha Ji Won and Hyun Bin Photo Gallery

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      GrowWear 6 years ago

      Well, it's not my type of viewing--more into classic foreign films and documentaries than anything else, but I believe I'd probably want to see the Secret Garden if I were more the age of the players. :)