Secret Affair (TV series)

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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 languageKorean
No. of episodes16
Executive producers
  • Park Joon-seo
  • Lee Dong-ik
  • Bae Ik-hyun
  • Jo Joon-hyeong
ProducerKim Eui-seok
CinematographyKang Seun-gi
EditorJo Eung-kyung
Production companies
  • Future One
  • Drama House
  • JTBC
  • Eccho Rights (international)
Original networkJTBC
Original releaseMarch 17 (2014-03-17) –
May 13, 2014 (2014-05-13)
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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 (Kim Hee-ae) 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 (Yoo Ah-in), 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


  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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