The return of the F4 Prince

Kim Hyun Joong who is well known for his 4D character was introduced by DSP Entertainment. He became the leader and member of the famous boy band SS501. SS501 is a five member group consisting of Park Jung-min, Kim Hyung-jun, Kim Hyun-joong (Leader), Heo Young-saeng and Kim Kyu-jong. The group’s first debut album is warning which was released on June 8,2005. In 2007 they debuted with their first single Kokoro in Japan. SS501 was one of second generation group who made a bigger impact in KPop world. As per Allkpop, “SS501 were able to kick the door down and paved the road to the Japanese market that many of the current idol group enjoy today!”

From Left to Right: Park Jung-min, Kim Hyung-jun, Kim Hyun-joong, Heo young-saeng and kim Kyu-jong
From L to R: Park Jung-min, Kim Hyung-jun, Kim Hyun-joong, Heo Young-saeng, Kim Kyu-jong

At end of the 2008, he was casted for his first Korean drama Boys Over Flowers for the role Yoon Ji-Hoo. He won Best Actor Award at Seoul International Drama Awards and Popularity Award at 45th Baek Sang Arts Award. Solo Activities: He joined Key East in 2010. His first project after signing with KE was Playful Kiss drama in which he played the role Baek Seung-Jo. On June 7, 2011 Hyun Joong released his first mini album Break Down. The album exceeded 70,000 pre-order and sold 100,433 copied by end of the month by topping Goan Monthly Charts and Oricon Charts. Concerts: In 2011, he had his solo concert in seven cities in Japan. In 2013, he kicked off unlimited Japan Tour. In 2013 he kicked off unlimited Japan tour. In 2015, he had his Gemini world tour in Japan which took place in ten different cities.

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Kim Hyun-joong addressing the audience with a salute

Finally on May 11,2015, he enlisted in Military and return back after the successful completion of military service on Feb 11,2017. We wish he returns to the screen very soon with a new album and a drama! The fans are very much eager to see him!

Written by Maha Henecia, Chennai , India (Korean Culture India Fan Club)

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