Jang Na-Ra is one of the multi-talented actresses in South Korea. She is a versatile actress who well-established herself in both singing and acting. In addition to that, she is a music producer who is renowned in both the Korean and Chinese industries.
The Star all-rounder is considered as a ‘Queen of rating’ as most of her dramas have reached high ratings. Her meticulous choice of drama never disappoints the audience.
These are the Allsorts Kdrama’s 4 Top dramas of Jang Na ra!
Successful story of a Bright girl
Jang Na-Ra played Cha Yang-soon who lives in the countryside with her grandmother. She is a simple girl who always dreams of meeting her charming prince someday in a hope that they will live happily ever after. She later move to seoul and tries hard to adjust her life to a new city and faces many challenges.
The story starts when Cha Yang-Soon decides to move to Seoul to find a job in order to financially support her parents in paying their debts. She began to work as a maid of a wealthy family and she meets Han Gi-Tae (Jang Hyuk) the arrogant CEO of a makeup company, Snowy Cosmetics. They soon start to hate each other just because of the first-sight discontented encounter that happened before in her home town! Though Yang-Soon struggles at first to adapt to her new life, soon she started to make friends. She also begins to teach Gi-Tae manners with her down-to-earth, no-nonsense personality.
Meantime, Gi-Tae learns that he was betrayed by his cousin Oh Joon-Tae (Ryu Soo-young), and Joon-Tae’s father. He goes from everything to penniless and has no one expect yang-soon. She motivates him and share his sufferings to make his life progressive! Soon he started to get back everything he lost with the help of Yang-Soon.
Jang Na-ra won Top 10 Stars Award at SBS Drama Awards and Best New Actress (TV) at Baeksang Arts Awards. This series recorded the highest viewership rating of 42.6%.
You are my destiny
Jang Na-Ri played as Kim Mi-young/ Ellie Kim, a naïve girl who works in a law firm. She is an average looking girl and kind-hearted who sees good in every people. As she couldn’t say no to whatever she is asked for, other colleagues dump all their works on her and she is nicknamed as ‘Post-it girl’.
The story depits about a Successor of a large company, Lee Gun (Jang Hyuk) and Kim Mi-Young, an average looking girl who crosses path accidentally that leads to a one-night stand when they both drink a drugged liquor separately and happens to spend a night together. Things get complicated when she finds out she is pregnant and her life turns upside down when Lee Gun enters her life.
Jang Na-Ra won Top Excellence Award Actress in a Miniseries, Best Couple Award along with Jang Hyuk and Popularity Award Actress at MBC Drama Awards
Confession couple is about the story of a 38 years old married couple Choi Ban-Do (Son Ho-jun) and Ma Jin-Joo (Jang Na-ra). Ho-Jun is a salesman who sells pharmaceutical products and struggles in the process of selling them. Jin-Joo is a housewife and takes care of her son but she feels empty and abandoned by her husband. Even though they both loved each other when they got married, their struggles through all the times led them to hate each other.
Suddenly, they both travel back time and woke up in their 20’s.Without having clues of what’s happening around them,they decided to make different choices that impacts their family life.
Jang Na-Ra won Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries at 31st KBS Drama Award, and Best Couple Award along with Son Ho-Jin at 6th APAN star Awards.
The Last Empress
Jang Na-Ra acted as Oh Sunny who is a talented musical actress who marries Emperor Lee-Hyuk (Shin Sung-rok), suddenly became one of a powerful person in the palace and fight against the evil people with the palace power.
The Last empress drama portrays the Constitutional Monarch set in Korea. There, Empress oh Sunny (Jang Na-Ra) fight against the higher-ups and entangled in the demise of the Emperor’s Grandmother to find the truth. In this process, she later with the help of Na Wang-sik (Choi Jin-Hyuk), a bodyguard who came to revenge his mother’s death strives hard to take down the imperial family.
Jang Na-Ra won Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama at SBS Drama Awards, and Outstanding Korean Actress at Seoul International Drama Awards. Due to drama’s popularity, the drama gets extended than originally planned episode and reached an average rating of 12.9% in Seoul and 12.2% national wide.
Other notable drama of Jang Na-Ra:
Jang Na-Ra played as Lee Se-Na, who brought up in a wealthy family, she is selfish and thinks only about her. She does not believe love can solve all problems. Later she meets Han Seung-woo (Ryu Si-won) through an arranged date and falls in love with him. They both decided to get married without knowing much about each other. As time passes, they begin to fight and have a lot of misunderstandings about their past relationships which led them to give consent for divorce not knowing how to overcome their crisis.
Jang Na-Ra acted as Jung In-Jae,a teacher along with Kang Sae-Chan (Choi Daniel). They both are homeroom teachers of Victory High School that ranked one of the worst among 178 high schools based on academics. Together they try to manage the Victory High school’s worst class which has bullies, low rankers, and dominating parents. They both help the students by teaching them to overcome their problems and obstacles.
Jang Na-Ra won Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries at KBS Drama Awards
Jang Na-Ra Drama List:
Oh My Baby (2020)
The Last Empress (2018)
Go Back Couple (2017)
One More Happy Ending (2016)
Hello Monster (2015)
Mr. Baek (2014)
Fated To Love You (2014)
School 2013 (2012)
A Race-Course (2012)
Babyfaced Beauty (2011)
Iron Masked Singer (2010)
Good Morning Shanghai (2007)
My Bratty Princess (2005)
Love is All-Around (2004)
Bright Girl’s Success (2002)
My Love Patzzi (2002)
Nonstop 2 (2000)
Jang Na-Ra Movie List:
Flying With You (2012)
Sky and Ocean (2009)
Oh! Happy Day (2003)
Jang Na-Ra Upcoming Project (2020):
Jang Na-Ra recent drama ‘Oh my Baby’ completed by the start of July 2020. Information about her other upcoming dramas and movies is unknown.