The new drama "Unkind Women" also known as "Unkind Ladies," is climbing in the ratings. By its second episode the drama already reached ratings of 9.8 percent, seriously threatening the existing ratings winner Kill Me, Heal Me."
And while some of the ratings success may be due to the involvement of Song Jae Rim, who attracted new interest as the virtual groom in "We Got Married," he's not the only actor in this drama. There are four actresses playing a family of "unkind" women, a grandmother, her two daughters and her granddaughter.
It's the granddaughter, played by Lee Ha Na that plays Song Jae Rim's love interest, but here are some facts you may want to know about all four women playing important roles in this drama.
Lee Ha Na
Before playing the granddaughter Jung Ma Ri, Lee Ha Na played the woman who won the hearts of Seo In Guk and Lee So Hyuk in "The King of High School Savvy." This year she also plays Choi Jung Suk's wife in the film "The Journalist." The actress smade her debut in 2006 when she appeared in the drama "Alone In Love."
Kim Hye Ja
Veteran actress Kim Hye Ja plays the grandmother. Kim had her first film role in the 1982 film "Late Autumn and her most recent film role in the 2014 film "How To Steal A Dog." K-drama lovers may remember her as he benevolent Queen Mother in "Princess Hours." Her "Unkind Women" character Kang Soon Ok is convinced that she has led an unlucky life, but she may not have noticed just how fortunate she is.
Chae Si Ra
Chae Si Ra plays Kang Soon Ok's troublemaking daughter Ki Hyun Sook. If Chae Si Ra looks familiar, you may have seen her in the drama "Five Fingers" or the historical drama "Queen Insoo." She has appeared in dozens of dramas and a few films since her debut in 1989.
Do Ji Won
Do Ji Won plays the other sister Kim Hyun Joong. Do Ji Won recently appeared in the drama "Healer" with Ji Chang Wook, plus the weekend drama "Golden Rainbow" with Uee and Jung Il Woo. She also had a role in "Missing You" with Park Yoochun and Yoon Eun Hye.
The story of "Unkind Women" will follow the daily struggles of the four resilient women as they strive for love and happiness.