Secret Affair (TV series)

Secret Affair[1] (Korean밀회; RRMilhoe) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Kim Hee-ae and Yoo Ah-in.[2][3][4] It aired on cable channel JTBC from March 17 to May 13, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:50 (KST) time slot for 16 episodes.[5][6]

Secret Affair
Secret Love Affair-poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Also known asSecret Love Affair
Written byJung Sung-joo
Directed byAhn Pan-seok
Theme music composerLee Nam-yeon
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Executive producer(s)
  • Park Joon-seo
  • Lee Dong-ik
  • Bae Ik-hyun
  • Jo Joon-hyeong
Producer(s)Kim Eui-seok
Production location(s)Korea
CinematographyKang Seun-gi
Editor(s)Jo Eung-kyung
Production company(s)
  • Future One
  • Drama House
  • JTBC
  • Eccho Rights (international)
Original networkJTBC
Original releaseMarch 17 (2014-03-17) –
May 13, 2014 (2014-05-13)
External links

A story about a married woman in her 40s who has an affair with a pianist in his 20s, the romance melodrama explores the struggle between attraction and societal expectation.[7]


Oh Hye-won is a 40-year-old woman who feels that she's leading a fulfilling life. Elegant, sophisticated and excellent at dealing with people, she spares no effort in her quest for success as the director of planning for the Seohan Arts Foundation. But then she meets Lee Sun-jae, a 20-year-old genius pianist from an impoverished background, who is unaware of his ability and works as a quick delivery guy. Hye-won experiences for the first time what truly falling in love is like, and she and Sun-jae begin a passionate affair which they must keep secret because it threatens to unravel both their lives.



People of Seohan Arts FoundationEdit

People around Sun-jaeEdit

People of Seohan School of MusicEdit

  • Kim Chang-wan as Min Yong-ki
  • Park Jong-hoon as Jo In-seo[8]
  • Shin Ji-ho as Ji Min-woo
  • Jin Bora as Jung Yoo-ra
  • Yang Min-young as Kim In-joo


Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards[9] Best Drama Secret Affair Nominated
Best Director Ahn Pan-seok Won
Best Actor Yoo Ah-in Nominated
Best Screenplay Jung Sung-joo Won
9th Seoul International Drama Awards[10] Best Actress Kim Hee-ae Won
7th Korea Drama Awards Best Drama Secret Affair Nominated
Best Production Director Ahn Pan-seok Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actor Yoo Ah-in Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress Kim Hee-ae Nominated
Best Screenplay Jung Sung-joo Nominated
3rd APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Yoo Ah-in Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Kim Hee-ae Won
Best Supporting Actor Park Hyuk-kwon Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Kim Hye-eun Won
Best Writer Jung Sung-joo Won

International broadcastEdit

Country Network(s)/Station(s) Series premiere Title
  JTBC March 17, 2014 - May 13, 2014 (JTBC月火連續劇) 밀회 (드라마) ( ; lit: )
  Hong Kong now 101 (now 101台) June 16, 2015 - July 17, 2015 (Monday to Friday at 21:30 - 22:30) 密會 ( ; lit: )
ViuTV August 25, 2016 - September 28, 2016 (Monday to Friday at 13:30 - 14:30, suspended broadcast on September 16) 密會 ( ; lit: )
  LTV (龍華數位媒體科技) October 11, 2017 - November 8, 2017 (Monday to Friday at 19:00 - 20:00) 密會 ( ; lit: )
  Thailand PPTV HD April 27, 2015 - June 16, 2015 (every Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 - 23:00) สื่อรักซ่อนหัวใจ ( ; lit: )
AMRIN TV HD (อมรินทร์ทีวี) July 18, 2018 - September 6, 2018 (October 5–28, no broadcast) รักต่างวัยไฟเสน่หา ( ; lit: )


  1. ^ "Secret Affair". JTBC Worldwide. JTBC Content Hub. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  2. ^ Oh, Soo-kyung (20 February 2014). "Kim Hee Ae and Yoo Ah In sizzles in Secret Love Affair drama poster". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. Archived from the original on 26 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  3. ^ Lee, Min-ji (25 February 2014). "Yoo Ah In and Kim Hee Ae Lean in for Secretive Kiss". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  4. ^ Lee, Jeong-bong (17 March 2014). "The cougar and the pianist". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  5. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (19 March 2014). "Koreans quickly falling in love with Secret Love Affair". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-19.
  6. ^ Lee, Jawon (20 March 2014). "Secret Love Affair Celebrates a Successful Start Off". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 20 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
  7. ^ Lim, Mi-jin (4 April 2014). "May–November romances change, in song, film and TV". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-04.
  8. ^ Lee, Jawon (26 March 2014). "Pianist Park Jong Hoon Gives 'Special Compliment' To Yoo Ah In". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 30 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
  9. ^ Chung, Joo-won (27 May 2014). "Song Gang-ho, Jun Ji-hyun get top nods at Baeksang Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  10. ^ Sohn, Ji-ae (5 September 2014). "Alien love story steals the show at Seoul drama festival". Retrieved 2014-09-07.

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