Kim Nam Joo and Han Hyo Joo were the women of the night at the MBC Drama Awards. The actresses won the grand prize for their roles in the dramas “Queen of Reversal” (Kim) and “Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown” (Han). The ceremony was held on December 30 at MBC Dream Center in Ilsan.
Kim Nam Joo accepted her award with excitement and modesty. She said, “I wish that time would stop right at this moment. I was thankful for many things when I won an award last year and I still don’t know if I deserve it this year.”
Han Hyo Joo also accepted her award humbly, saying, “I feel that I still lack in some areas to receive such a great award.” She went on to thank director Lee Byung Hoon and scenarist Kim Yi Young.
Han’s drama “Dong Yi” proved a big winner that evening, collecting a total of eight awards. In addition to her grand prize trophy, Han took home the people’s choice actress award. Her costar Ji Jin Hee won first prize for a male actor.
Kim Hyun Joong shared the people’s choice award with Han Hyo Joo, for his role in “Playful Kiss”.
Here is the complete list of winners at the MBC Drama Awards:
Grand Prize: Han Hyo Joo (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown), Kim Nam Joo (Queen of Reversal)
First Prize – Male: Jung Joon Ho (Queen of Reversal), Ji Jin Hee (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown)
First Prize – Female: Shin Eun Kyung (Flames of Desire), Kong Hyo Jin (Pasta)
Second Prize – Male: Lee Minho (Personal Taste), Park Shi Hoo (Queen of Reversal)
Second Prize – Female: Lee So Yeon (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown), Park Eun Hye (Pink Lipstick)
Best Newcomer – Male: Lee Tae Sung (Naughty Kiss), Lee Sang Yoon (Home Sweet Home)
Best Newcomer – Female: Park Ha Sun (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown), Cho Youn Hee (Golden Fishery)
Golden Actors – Miniseries: Park Sang Won, Kim Bo Yeon (Golden Fishery)
Golden Actors – Long-Term Series: Jeong Hye Seon, Kim Young Ok (Jewel Bibimbap)
Golden Actors – Supporting Actors: Kim Yoo Seok, Ha Yoo Mi (Queen of Reversal)
Golden Actors – Senior Actors: Im Chae Moo (Smile Again), Park Jung Soo (Queen of Reversal)
People’s Choice – Male: Kim Hyun Joong (Naughty Kiss), Han Hyo Joo (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown)
Best Televison Couple: Lee Sun Kyun & Kong Hyo Jin (Pasta)
Drama of the Year: “Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown”
Actors Chosen by Producers: Lee Tae Gon (Golden Fishery), Chae Jung An (Queen of Reversal)
Producer of the Year : Oh Kyung Hoon (Home Sweet Home)
Young Actors : Kim You Jung (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown, Home Sweet Home), Lee Hyung Suk (Dong Yi: Jewel in the Crown)
Radio – Best Newcomer: Noh Hong Chul (Best Friend)
Radio – Second Prize: Bae Chil Soo (Audio Drama), Hyeun Young (Music Party), Park Myung Soo (Two O’clock Date), Shindong (Stop The Boring Time)
Radio – First Prize: Cho Young Nam (Now Radio)
Family Award: “Gloria”
Lifetime Achievement Award: Jung Hae Sun (Home Sweet Home) Na Muni (It’s Me, Grandma)