Scarlet Heart: Ryeo male lead star Lee Joon Gi is going places with his talent and popularity. Since his popular drama series Scarlet Heart: Ryeo hit the television screens, the adoration amongst fans for him has been never ending.
Lee Joon Gi (34) plays the role of prince Wang So who falls in love with a 25-year-old 21st century woman. Taking the viewer’s back to Goryeo dynasty, the audience was in awe of this prince. He was seen sporting a huge scar on his face for the TV series.
However, as the show progressed the scar came off. Despite of not having a glamorous look for the show, female fan following for him did not go down. The actor himself was apprehensive if his looks would be a deterrent for his fans to like him. Well, TV ratings for his show say the opposite as it rocketed his stardom to new heights.
Lee Joon Gi Fan Events Sold Out in 52 Seconds
A big testament of Lee Joon Gi’s popularity are his fan events. It is reported that the actor’s fan event in Seoul was a sold out show. Well, that’s not a first for a celebrity however what is different is the tickets were sold out in imaginable time. As soon as the lines opened, the tickets ran out in mere 52 seconds reports Yibada.
Fans were not content with just one fan event. They urged the actor’s agency to host one more fan event. The first fan event will be held on Dec 3,2016 in Seoul. The event is extended and one more event will be held on Dec 4 at the Gyedang Hall, Sangmyung University.
Descendant Of The Sun Star Song Joong Ki’s Popularity
Song Joong Ki (31), known for his stellar performance in TV show Descendants of the Sun also enjoys massive popularity. His reach is not only in South Korea but also in western countries. In a poll conducted amongst Taiwanese citizens, Song Joong Ki took the title of No.1 spot in the list of 10 Hottest Korean Stars of Early 2016.
In a career that started from 2008, Song Joong Ki has come a long way to cement his place in viewer’s hearts. Only time will testament of the fact if Lee Joon-Gi will stay longer in the business as compared to Song Joong Ki.
Photo Source: Instagram/Lee Joon Gi