The most-awaited and anticipated 57th Baeksang Arts Awards officially crowned its winners last May 13 night with Netflix titles bagging various awards.
It is a yearly prestigious awards ceremony since 1965 that honors those people and titles that performed extra in Korean television, film, and theatre.
Some of the celebrities who took home their trophies from the 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards are as follows:
- Jun Jongseo for Best Leading Actress (The Call);
- Oh Jungse for Best Supporting Actor (It’s Okay to Not Be Okay);
- Yeom Hyeran for Best Supporting Actress (The Uncanny Counter);
- Lee Dohyun for Best New Actor (18 Again); and
- Park Juhyun for Best New Actress (Extracurricular).
Meanwhile, below are the award-winning shows you can see on Netflix.
Best New Actress in TV Drama – Park Juhyun
Extracurricular reveals the dark side of a model student’s double life when his classmate comes across his shady business.
Best Leading Actress in Film – Jun Jongseo
The Call connects two women living in the same house but 20 years apart with dangerous consequences.
Best Technical Achievement in Film – Visual Effects
Space Sweepers shows a group of misfits unearthing explosive secrets while scavenging space debris in 2092.
IT’S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY
Best Supporting Actor in TV Drama – Oh Jungse
Best Technical Achievement in TV Drama – Costume
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay sets an antisocial children’s book author and a selfless psych ward caretaker on the path to emotional healing.
THE UNCANNY COUNTER
Best Supporting Actress in TV Drama – Yeom Hyeran
The Uncanny Counter tells the story of demon hunters called Counters who hunt down malevolent spirits.
Best New Actor in TV Drama – Lee Dohyun
18 Again is about a middle-aged man getting a chance at a do-over when he’s transformed back into his 18-year-old body.
FLOWER OF EVIL
Best Director in TV Drama – Kim Cheolkyu
Flower of Evil centers on a man who hides his twisted past from his detective wife, only to have everything unravel when she begins to investigate a series of murders.
Featured photo from 57th Baeksang Arts Awards and other images and information courtesy of Netflix.