Han Ji Min surprised Jung Eun Hye, an actress with Down syndrome, during the premiere of her documentary.
Han Ji Min and Jung Eun Hye scored their chance to work together in the recent tvN drama, Our Blues. The latter actress, who is a caricature artist, made her way to the TV industry despite her down syndrome.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Down syndrome occurs in a person who has an extra chromosome.
But despite the condition, Jung Eun Hye successfully impressed Han Ji Min with her acting skills.
Han Ji Min Makes Jung Eun Hye Happy
Han Ji Min led the recent VIP premiere of her documentary, Please Make Me Look Pretty. The movie explores her life from being an ordinary woman to becoming an actress.
Although it should be her night, the actress shared the spotlight with Jung Eun Hye. She shared videos on her Instagram account, one of which shows her going to Jung Eun Hye and telling her she is a huge fan of her.
She asked her for a hug. Although she initially looked confused, she recognized her co-star when she began to speak.
Jung Eun Hye then smiled at her and called her “Oh, Young-ok,” referring to her Our Blues character.
"I've known Eun Hye for months now, and she's such a bright, pure, and honest person who makes people around her happy. She certainly makes me feel happy,” Han Ji Min said. "In that sense, I believe this movie will make you feel happy. I'll be watching the movie today at the VIP premiere, but I'm going to watch it again with my family on June 23."
Jung Eun Hye Making Her Own Name as an Actress
Jung Eun Hye immediately scored attention when he appeared in Our Blues alongside Han Ji Min and Kim Woo Bin.
In an interview with The Korea Times, she said she gained a lot of attention after portraying Young Hee’s character.
"Young-hee (Jung's character) was like a real projection of myself. Screenwriter Noh Hee-Kyung and I met up a few times, and she took inspiration from me when creating the character," she said.
Because she broke her own walls, Jung Eun Hye earned people’s respect and changed how society treats people with disabilities.
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