ESC to close 4.03 (by 878 users)bimil 비밀
  • 2013
  • TV
  • Korea

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romanized bimil
english Secret (literal)
aka Secret Love


genres drama, romance


language Korean


country Korea
type real
format TV
network KBS2


date 25 Sep, 2013 - 14 Nov, 2013
episodes 16
duration 70 minutes
air day Wednesday, Thursday
at 22:00 - 23:10
status finished


avg. score 4.03 of 5 by 878 users
total users 1432
rating 3536
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A woman takes the blame for a hit and run accident to protect her fiancée. The boyfriend of the victim wants to take revenge for her death. Thus a circle of lies and deceit begins.




Jo Min Hyeok
Sin Se Yeon
An Do Hun
Gang Yu Jeong
Jo Han Il
Gang U Cheol




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17 Nov, 2013
Min Hyeok is the rich heir of a big company, but instead of following his father, he would like to marry Ji Hui, the love of his life. Sadly, his father wants him to marry Se Yeon. At the same time, Yu Jeong is happily together with Do Hun for seven years now. When they celebrates the day of their engagement it starts to rain and they meet an accident. When Do Hun goes out to check what the car hit he discovers a girl, bleeding but still breathing. Being scared of loosing his bright future as a prosecutor he lies to Yu Jeong and goes home with her. When the police comes to find her, she tries to save her boyfriend and tells them, that she drove the car. With that statement, she gets all the anger from Min Hyeok, who from now on decides to make her life as hard as possible - and sending her to jail with the highest sentence possible is only the start of that.

First I want to repeat that I am not a very big fan of all the melodramatic series, especially if they are korean since they tend to let all the characters cry enough tears to water all the deserts of this world. But having said that, I really enjoyed this drama! The best part was probably the acting. All the characters did well, even if they had to cry waterfalls. They did it beautifully. Also all the angry and crazy scenes were played beautifully, and let me tell you, there were enough scenes that would've made me crazy if something like that happened to me. And with that, we're at the kind of problematic part of this drama.

The story is good and classic. It's some kind of revenge, but then they fall in love. Been there, done that. But then the main couple isn't the only one involved. At some point, I didn't even know who wanted to take revenge on whom anymore. Because all the characters where somehow involved and it just was a crazy hate-story. That's also what made me doubt that romantic relationship between Min Hyeok and Yu Jeong so much. It came way too fast and out of the blue. I wished they took some time from the overlong beginning and put it at the back of the story. At first I thought I wouldn't like this drama much, judging by the slow start of it. But the previews kept me watching, which is a good thing. The pace picked up and I was happy as it was, only the ending was a bit rushed, together with the romance.

So, all in all, I can really recommend this drama. For people who like melodramatic stuff, this will probably be very exciting and good. If you are expecting a great romance line, don't watch it. It's not worth the romance, but the relationship of all the involved parties. The exciting part isn't the love, it's the hate and the things that change through time. The scary secrets everybody has and that make you see them in a different light, once you know them. I guess that's also why the drama is called "Secret". It's after all the essence of that drama.

3* out of 5* for a great drama, that just happens to be not my style of drama. Still, definitely recommended to fans of those dramas!
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paulixx27 02 Aug, 2015
One of the best dramas I've ever watched! ♥
How could I not watch it earlier? I was missing so much!
Just amazing, main couple has a great chemistry, definitely gonna go back to KMHM with these two now ♥
cocci 21 May, 2015
I'm really surprised at all the good reviews and ratings. I didn't really like it. It was so makjang! Too much business machinations for me. The plot was really dragging. People were changing way too much easily and quickly. The only thing I liked was the main character's relationship and even so, it was really late that it was finally watchable. I have no fun in looking a man pursuing a woman who looks like she doesn't like him at all. And I hate watching forced kisses.

When he kissed her scars, it actually made me cried. It was really well made.
xdsmile 18 Feb, 2015
I agree with @irate X(
irate 17 Dec, 2014
i don't even know why i finished watching this. this is so overdramatic and cliché, im fed up and i don't recommend it.
miyuka 06 Nov, 2014
best korean drama ever..
windwhispers 22 Oct, 2014
5 stars for Hwang Jung Eum's super talented acting. The way how she expressed grief and regret was amazing.
5 stars for pointing the fact that no one is purely evil – excepts psychopaths – in case of Ah Du hon and his mother.. He actually felt sorry for her sometimes, but he got trapped with the opposite reaction during his escape from his actions with regret and resentment.
hanmin 04 Sep, 2014
Good drama. Good actors/actresses.
jessicarose 21 Aug, 2014
I loved every sec of it. The drama in it is amazing. The only thing I didn't like was that sometimes the characters seemed to have a change of heart but it was almost all well done that I don't care! I love it!!!