Loved the Twinkling Watermelon Girls? Here are Seol In-ah and Shin Eun-soo Kdramas and Movies to Watch!

The Twinkling Watermelon Girls, Seol In-ah and Shin Eun-soo have swept everyone off their feet with their alluring presence and incredible performances. Twinkling Watermelon or Sparkling Watermelon (반짝이는 워터멜론) has been a treat for avid Kdrama enthusiasts as it is not just one of the best romantic shows to come out lately but also contains themes of love and acceptance which touched the audience’s hearts. Although it had a rough start, the show ended on a high note, recording an all-time high rating among the viewers!

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The K-drama is directed by Son Jong-hyun and written by Jin Soo-Wan. Ryeoun and Choi Hyun-wook also appear alongside the female cast for the show. The series has a total of 16 episodes with a runtime of approximately 60 minutes each.

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Seol In-ah Kdramas and Movies

Mr Queen

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The actor takes up the role of Jo Hwa-jin in this historical Kdrama. The story follows a successful yet egotistical chef who meets with an unfortunate accident and gets his body swapped with the Queen of Joseon, Kim So-yong. She is set to marry the King of Joseon and gets her life intertwined with Hwa-jin, the King’s first love and his concubine. The character she plays is often conflicted with the decisions she makes and In-ah effortlessly showcases connects with the audience.

Business Proposal

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This series is undoubtedly one of the most famous Kdramas in recent years. In-ah who has been taking up serious roles, taps into the realm of comedy. She plays the character of the daughter of a wealthy businessman who tries to stand up on her own feet. Moreover, her intense romance with the boy she “is not allowed to date” leaves a lasting impression on the audience long after the credits roll.


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In-ah as Oh Jung-shin, who is an honest woman fighting against the injustices of the society. This show is set against the turbulent backdrop of South Korea from the 1980s to the 1990s where the lives of three people intertwine in a love triangle. The role she takes up is very different from anything else she has worked in before, where she displays a more sensitive yet strong persona that leaves the audience inspired.

Love My Scent

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In-ah takes up the lead role as A-ra alongside Yoon Shi-yoon in this romantic-comedy movie written and directed by Lim Sung-yong. Although it follows a typical storyline of a man who hates love and a woman longing for love, the actor’s presence enhances the plot. She takes a fresh take on her character by displaying carefreeness as well as moments of vulnerability, which connects with the audience deeply.

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Shin Eun-soo Kdramas and Movies

Summer Strike

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Based on a webtoon of the same name, the story follows individuals who embark on a journey of self-discovery when they abandon the complexities of urban life, opting instead for an unfamiliar setting where they deliberately engage in idleness. Eun-soo appears in a supporting role as Kim Bom who serves to be an important part of the story and she delivers a promising performance.

A Model Family

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This 2022 series depicts the story of the path of recognizing the significance of family bonds and ultimately transforming into an exemplary family while contending against drug gangs. The actor takes on a supporting role in the show as Yeon-woo. Although she does not have much screen time, her performance grabs the viewers’ attention.

Homme Fatale

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This historical comedy film follows the story of Heo-saek, the dynasty’s first male courtesan. Shin Eun-soo as Suk Jeong, the actor stars in a supporting role yet an important one. This is her first comedy film and takes a fresh take on the genre. The film showcases the actor’s range and her ability to blend into any role that she is given.

Which shows from the Twinkling Watermelon cast have you watched? Let us know in the comments below!

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