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"Encounter" and "Gangnam Beauty" premiere on ABS-CBN

August 01, 2019 AT 02:09 PM

Can chance encounters lead to lasting romances? Two hit Koreanovelas as “Encounter” and “Gangnam Beauty” show viewers the answer as they begin airing on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Primetime Bida and Kapamilya Gold timeslots respectively starting Monday (August 5).
In “Encounter,” K-Drama fans will get to see the pairing of recent Manila visitor Park Bo Gum and Song Hye Kyo as they play Marco Kim and Pauline Cha in the captivating slow burn romance drama that had the international audience lauding their performances.
As Pauline, Hye Kyo, plays the CEO of a hotel who takes a trip to Cuba to expand her business and ends up meeting Bo Gum’s Marco, who will be her future employee back in Korea. The two believe that their encounter in Cuba was just a chance meeting, but will be surprised when they go back to Korea as their relationship grows deeper.
Meanwhile, “Gangnam Beauty” tackles the troubles of Im Soo Hyang as Mikka Kang, a timid girl who ggrew up with insecurities due to her features. Mikka desires a normal life and not standing out but is often bullied in her school, forcing her to take an offer for plastic surgery to change her life. Unknown to her, a schoolmate whom she had met at a bus stop, the boy genius Kenzo Do (Cha Eun Woo), has secretly grown fond of her back in high school and sees past the physical traits for the personality within Mikka.
Don’t miss out on the premiere of the two exciting Koreanovelas in the first and true home of Asianovelas this Monday (August 5), when “Encounter” and “Gangnam Beauty” premiere after Kapamilya Primetime Bida and Kapamilya Gold timeslots respectively.
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