Undercover has started airing on April 23, 2021 and is scheduled to end with the 16th episode on June 12, 2021. This drama airs on the JTBC channel on Fridays and Saturdays, directed by Song Hyun Wook who has worked on many dramas.
This drama tells the story of Han Jung Hyun ( Ji Jin Hee ), an NIS agent. While he was studying at the police university, he was selected by the NIS. Then work on a secret case and meet Choi Yeon Soo (Kim Hyun Joo).
In his disguise, Jung Hyun falls in love with Yeon Soo and they end up getting married. Meanwhile, Yeon Soo works as a civil rights lawyer who seeks justice and truth. He was nominated as Head of the CIO’s.
Civil Service Corruption Investigation Unit (like the KPK in Indonesia). Due to her candidacy, her husband’s real identity becomes embroiled in an uncontrollable situation.
Korean Drama Undercover
– Ji Jin-hee as Han Jeong-hyeon, an agent at the National Security Planning Agency
– Yeon Woo-jin as young Han Jeong-hyeon
– Kim Hyun-joo as Choi Yeon-soo,
– Han Sun-hwa as young Choi Yeon-soo , a human rights lawyer and the first Senior Civil Servant.
– Han Sun-hwa as young Choi Yeon-soo
– Jung Man-sik as Do Yeong-geol, Han Jeong-hyeon’s former senior at the National Security Planning
– Park Doo-sik as young Do Yeong-geol
– Heo Joon-ho as Lim Hyeong-rak
– Han Jeong-hyeon and Choi Yeon-soo’s family
– Yoo Seon-ho as Han Seung-goo, the son of Han Jeong-hyeon and Choi Yeon-soo, who is autistic.
– Lee Jae-in as Han Seung-mi, a smart daughter who bears a resemblance to her mother.
– Park Geun-hyung sebagai Lee Man-ho
Synopsis of Korean Drama Undercover:
Undercover tells the story of Han Jung Hyun (Ji Jin Hee), an NIS agent. While he was studying at the police university, he was selected by the NIS. Then work on a secret case and meet Choi Yeon Soo (Kim Hyun Joo).
In his disguise, Jung Hyun falls in love with Yeon Soo and they end up getting married. Meanwhile, Yeon Soo works as a civil rights lawyer who seeks justice and truth. He was nominated as Head of the CIO’s Civil Service Corruption Investigation Unit (like the KPK in Indonesia). Due to her candidacy, her husband’s real identity becomes embroiled in an uncontrollable situation.
Details and Review of Korean Drama Undercover Episode 1-7
After the arrest of the leader of leftist movement activist Kim Tae Yeol, Choi Yeon-soo and his movement friends chose a different path, some became politicians, worked as presidential staff, media editor-inchief and himself as a public lawyer such as the Legal Aid Institute (LBH). .
Yeon Soo and Han Jung Hyun’s lives went ideally and harmoniously with their two children until a discourse emerged from the Blue House or the Presidential Staff Office to propose the Budget Transparency Bill and form an ad hoc (temporary) institution called ICO or in Indonesia such as the Eradication Commission. Corruption.
Yeon Soo is a strong candidate from several candidates proposed by the government, which will then be proposed to the DPR and judged worthy or not through the Fit and Proper Test or the RDP Opinion Meeting.
The government’s proposal on the Budget Transparency Bill and the establishment of the CIO certainly worries government officials and politicians who have been doing corruption, one of the most opposed is the NIS (Korean Intelligence Agency) because if this law passes and the CIO is established, their institution will be targeted. and it is revealed how they corrupt the budget from the people’s taxes.
Plus there was the murder of an NIS member named Cha Min Ho who was trying to uncover a secret operation called The Widow Cruse in which there was also the name Lee Suk Gyu, the real name Han Jung Hyun when he was still a member of the NIS and disguised himself to infiltrate the student activist
movement Yeon Soo. and his friends until he finally chose to defect and deserted, lost track and chose to become Yeon Soo’s husband.
With all its might, NIS tried to prevent the Budget Transparency Bill from being proposed and passed and the CIO’s establishment. Yeon Soo becomes a target, starting with Do yeong Geol’s intimidation of her husband to various intelligence-style tricks that attack her family’s life through the media. But all of BIN’s efforts failed, at least until Yeon Soo was successfully selected and inaugurated as director of CIO, Prosecutors, Police, Politicians and NIS who had failed to choose the smooth path, placing their people in the CIO organization hoping to get leaked information on the CIO investigation so they could anticipate can even target his enemies by supplying information to the CIO anonymously with the familiar “Community Report” appendage? we’ll talk about it later.
Until episode 7, Undercover looks slow at the beginning but is getting intense. For those of you who like to follow legal and corruption cases in Indonesia, Undercover drama can be used as a viewing choice that nicely describes the situation of eradicating corruption in South Korea with spices of action and family drama.