Lee Min Ho views his role as Han Su in Pachinko to be a new beginning in his career; he went as far as auditioning to get this role, which he hasn’t had to do in the previous 13 years of his acting career. The audience was incredibly hopeful since this is a character that includes everything Lee Min Ho had not dared to perform previously, such as hot moments, poverty, and a villain.
At first, Lee Min Ho charmed viewers in the early developments when he appeared with the image of a guy who had been through a lot and could handle situations. His interaction with the female lead, Kim Min Ha, is likewise rather consistent until Han Su turned the tables, saying that he had a wife and children, then struggling because he witnessed his loved one marry and even sell their love token, Lee Min Ho’s attitude is regarded as pretty weak.
Lee Min Ho is regarded as inferior when compared to a rookie such as Kim Min Ha. In reality, from the start of the steamy moment, Kim Min Ha was the one who took a lot on her shoulders as the entire scenario was centered only on her expression. Kim Min Ha’s expressions were even better than Lee Min Ho’s when they appeared in the same scenario
“I have to admit that Lee Min Ho is very handsome, his appearance suits the character perfectly but his acting is not enough.”
” He couldn’t describe the true Han Soo in the original novel. “
“The first few episodes were fine. The nearer to the end, the worse Lee Min Ho acted.”
“The hot scene of him is the only thing that got into my mind though Lee Min Ho didn’t do anything much in that.”
“The female lead saved the drama. Kim Min Ha’s acting was so good that I got chills.”