Bride of the century recap




Bride of the century is a 2014 korean drama. The Choi family who runs Taeyang Corporation is under a curse for a hundred years that the first bride of the eldest son will always die. When the wealthy heiress Jang Yi-kyung disappears right before her wedding to Choi Kang-joo, Na Doo-rim, a lookalike impostor, is brought in to take her place by Yi-kyung’s brother. But unlike the cold and calculating Yi-kyung, Doo-rim is sweet and sunny, and Kang-joo falls genuinely in love with her. 



 Kang-joo acted by lee hongki is the heir to Taeyang corporation.  He has a prickly personality, self-indulgent and does not trust people as he was kidnapped by his teacher when he was young.  When Yi-kyung disappeared and  Doo-rim appeared, he does not know that his bride was switched. After falling in love with Doo-rim, he though that the rumour about his first bride will die is truth and wanted to break up with D00-rim. However, Doo-rim also like Kang-joo and refused to break up with him. They got married secretly. 

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Yi-kyung is a heiress to a construction company. However, the company is lack of fund and wanted to secure funding by marrying off Yi-kyung to kang-joo to save their company. Yi-kyung’s mother knew that the Choi family has a curse that the first bride of the son will pass away and was upset to know that they wanted her daughter’s life and wanted to revenge back by finding Doo-rim so that if Doo-rim died, her daughter will still be  Kang-joo’s wife. 


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Doo-rim looked exactly like Yi-kyung. After Yi-kyung disappeared, Yi-kyung’s brother found her and asked her to pretend to be his younger sister. Her character is totally different from Yi-kyung. After realizing that she is in love with Kang-joo, she agreed to marry Kang-joo despite knowing that she might die. She set up a restaurant with her friend and her grandmother using a store that Yi-kyung’s mother had promised to her for pretending to be Yi-kyung. She was afraid that Kang-joo will know that she is not Yi-kyung, she asked people know about her and Yi-kyung to keep it a secret from Kang-joo and eventually leave for another place after the incident became worse. 

Rating: 5/5
An awesome drama that really keep me in suspense and keep me thinking if the curse was a rumour or it is really a truth. The ending is abit shocking but it will answer all your answers that you have in your mind.


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