You Are Beautiful

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (5,184)

You Are Beautiful is a South Korean romantic-comedy TV drama that aired on SBS in 2009. The show's plot revolves around Go Mi-Nam, a simple and shy girl who dreams of becoming a nun. However, her life takes a dramatic turn after her twin brother Go Mi-Nyu, who is about to debut as a member of the popular K-pop group A.N.Jell, gets into an accident and is unable to perform due to severe injuries.

In a desperate attempt to save the group's image, Go Mi-Nam's manager persuades her to take her brother's place and pretend to be a boy. She eventually agrees, and from there, the story follows her journey in disguising herself as a man and navigating the cut-throat, highly competitive world of K-pop.

As part of A.N.Jell, Go Mi-Nam meets the other members of the band, including the cool and aloof team leader Hwang Tae-kyung, played by Jang Keun-suk, the charming and optimistic Kang Shin-woo, played by Jung Yong-hwa, and the kind-hearted and talented Jeremy, played by Lee Hong-gi. While keeping up her disguise as a man, Go Mi-Nam becomes close to the group, forming deep friendships with each member.

As the series progresses, the group's popularity continues to soar, and Go Mi-Nam's true identity becomes harder to keep secret. Woven into this storyline are numerous romantic entanglements, including Go Mi-Nam's feelings for both Hwang Tae-kyung and Kang Shin-woo, and a love triangle between A.N.Jell's manager and Hwang Tae-kyung.

The show's themes revolve around the struggles of identity, self-discovery, and self-acceptance, explored through the different characters and their personal journeys. Go Mi-Nam's struggle to balance her identity while conforming to societal expectations is a central theme of the show, and her experiences of gender and sexual identity are explored in depth.

One of the most popular aspects of You Are Beautiful is the music, with the show having an iconic soundtrack that features popular K-pop bands such as T-Max, FT Island, and A.N.Jell themselves. The show also features performances from the band, with the actors showcasing their singing and dancing skills in various episodes.

The show was a huge commercial success and was well-received by both domestic and international audiences, firmly establishing itself as a classic of the K-drama genre. Park Shin-hye's portrayal of the determined and lovable Go Mi-Nam is widely regarded as one of her career-defining roles, and the supporting cast's performances have also been praised for their depth and nuance.

Overall, You Are Beautiful is a heartwarming and fun-filled drama that explores the highs and lows of the K-pop industry, with themes that touch on self-discovery, relationship dynamics, and the power of music. The show remains a beloved classic that continues to inspire and entertain audiences worldwide.

You Are Beautiful is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 2009.

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Episode 16
16. Episode 16
November 26, 2009
Manager Ma asks Mi Nyu to pose as Mi Nam one more time to hide the fact that Mi Nam is working behind President Ahn's back. She reluctantly agrees.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
November 25, 2009
At reporter Kim's insistence on interviewing Mi Nam and Mi Nyu together, Mi Nam is sent to Japan until the real Mi Nam can return.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
November 19, 2009
Mi Nam plans a trip with Shin Woo to Busan to meet his parents, but Tae Kyung shows up at the airport and tells Mi Nam that he likes her, too.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
November 18, 2009
Tae Kyung gives Mi Nam permission to like him. Reporter Kim finds a picture of Mi Nam dressed like a girl and takes it to President Ahn.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
November 12, 2009
Tae Kyung is shocked to hear from Mo Hwa Ran that she would have been a mother to the twins if Go Jae Hyun hadn't passed away so early.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
November 11, 2009
At the music video premiere, Mi Nam shows up dressed up like a girl, but Shin Woo tells the reporters that she is his girlfriend and covers her up.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
November 5, 2009
He Yi finds out how Mi Nam feels about Tae Kyung and threatens to expose her. Mi Nam tells He Yi that she will tell the members everything and leave.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
November 4, 2009
Mi Nam congratulates Tae Kyung on his birthday and they spend an evening together. He Yi becomes jealous of Mi Nam.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
October 29, 2009
After singing a song that Tae Kyung wrote, Mi Nam is overcome with emotion for Tae Kyung. Meanwhile, Jeremy realizes his attraction to Mi Nam.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
October 28, 2009
After Yoo He Yi's movie premiere, Tae Kyung and Mi Nam go to the countryside to visit Mi Nam's father's grave. While there, Tae Kyung gets lost.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
October 22, 2009
Yoo He Yi goes to the A.N.JELL agency with tickets for her new movie premiere and gets humiliated by Tae Kyung. She feels jealous toward Mi Nam.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
October 21, 2009
Although the stage performance was a hit, Mi Nam is upset to find out that his mother is dead. Meanwhile, Mi Nam's aunt shows up at the studio.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 15, 2009
The fans accept Mi Nam when the news comes out that Mi Nam saved Tae Kyung from drowning.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
October 14, 2009
Tae Kyung finds out that Mi Nam is actually a girl and threatens to tell everyone. Mi Nam tells Tae Kyung that she will tell them herself.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 8, 2009
Posing as Mi Nam, Mi Nyu moves in with the band members to the dormitory. At the press release party, she drinks too much and vomits on Tae Kyung.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
October 7, 2009
Mi Nyu is visited by Hoon, who asks her to dress up as her twin brother, Mi Nam, and temporarily take his place in the most popular idol band in Asia.
Where to Watch You Are Beautiful
You Are Beautiful is available for streaming on the SBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch You Are Beautiful on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (5,184)