‘A Business Proposal’ Leads Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Sejeong ‘Dish’ About Their Characters


The upcoming kdrama “A Business Proposal” starring handsome Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Sejeong in the lead roles has fans eagerly awaiting its premiere. Additionally, “A Business Proposal” is Ahn Hyo Seop’s return to kdramas after the major success of “red sky lovers‘, so the expectations are quite high. Alongside him will be charming actress Kim Se Jeong, whom we all love for her roles in School 2017 and The strange meter. The drama was previously titled “The Office Blind Date” before being changed to A business proposal.

In this romantic comedy-drama, Ahn Hyo Seop portrays the character of Kang Tae Mu, the perfectly handsome and successful CEO who puts on a strong forehead to hide his weakness. After countless nagging sessions his grandfather gives him, Ahn Hyo Seop decides to marry the next woman he meets on a blind date in order to get rid of his grandfather. Enter Shin Ha Ri, a clumsy employee of Kang Tae Mu’s company who unexpectedly finds herself being her boss’ blind date. In a recent interview with Marie Claire, the two dazzling stars talk about their characters in ‘A business proposal‘.

Ahn Hyo Seop And Kim Sejeong Give Us A Look At His Character “A Business Proposal”

This upcoming workplace romantic comedy-drama is co-written by Han Sul Hee, who is best known for writing all seventeen seasons of Ugly Miss Young Ae, and Hong-Bo Hee, known for her work in Be ready. Additionally, the drama is based on the web novel which also inspired the webtoon of the same name’A business proposal‘. Ahn Hyo Seop’s character Kang Tae Mu exudes confidence across the screen. He is smart, handsome, and is also a third-generation chaebol. Talking about his character, Ahn Hyo Seop reveals that although he looks nonchalant and strong, he hides a deep fear inside. All his life, he’s done a really good job of pretending to be strong.

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However, when Shin Ha Ri walks into her life, she can see through her strong facade. The female lead, Shin Ha Ri, is the exact opposite of Kang Tae Mu. Moreover, she is an ordinary food researcher in Kang Tae Mu’s company. When she agreed to pretend to be her best chaebol friend on a blind date, she didn’t expect it to be her boss. Talking about her character, Kim Sejeong said her main goal with Shin Ha Ri was to make her character come across as a positive character regardless of the circumstances. She also polished Shin Ha Ri for having good coping skills. On the one hand, Kang Tae Mu’s goal is to marry his blind date so that he stops his grandfather’s teasing, and on the other hand, Shin Ha Ri is tasked with be rejected at all costs. However, fate has other plans for these two.

On the challenges while filming “A Business Proposal”

Both leads agreed that portraying their characters in the drama was no easy task. Also, since the drama is based on an already popular webtoon, audiences have very high expectations. A business proposal is headed by popular director Park Seon Ho whose previous works include Suspicious partner, labor of loveand My strange hero. Kim Sejeong revealed that each choice comes with its own set of challenges. Therefore, she thinks she made an excellent choice by choosing “A business proposal”. Ahn Hyo Seop also talked about his expectations for the drama. He added that he looks for a way to become a better person through every project he chooses. And with ‘A Business Proposal’ too, he hopes to become a better version of himself. Fans can’t wait to see Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Sejeong’s amazing on-screen chemistry.

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