Park Yoo-chun proves himself as a new sought-after actor in Korean movie industry sweeping new male actor awards presented by critics. It is unprecedented an idol who turned an actor receives such awards.
He received the award for New Best Male Actor in the 15th Busan Movie Critics Award by Busan Movie critics association on the 27th. The association is well known for being strict in selecting the award winners based on the artistic value of the movie and the actor’s actual acting quality than the box office ranking.
Park Yoo-chun is the first award winner from the association among the idols who turned an actor. Those involved in movie industry are surprised by his scoring the award from the strict critics association.