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Park Min-young lost 37 kg for her role in ‘Marry My Husband’

By Shainah Mae Limpiado Published Dec 19, 2023 6:26 pm

South Korean actress Park Min-young opened up about her significant weight loss for her role in the upcoming drama Marry My Husband. 

For the series, the actress underwent a remarkable transformation, shedding up to 37 kilograms (roughly 81 lbs) to authentically represent Kang Ji Won. 

“I was immediately hooked and read it in one breath. I was enchanted by Kang Ji Won’s determination to live properly and spent a happy time imagining how to best depict her,” she said in an interview recalling her first encounter with the script. 

The upcoming drama, which is a blend of romance, drama, and supernatural, is based on a webtoon. Park Min-young's character Kang Ji Won is a 37-year-old cancer patient who dies at the hands of her husband after she catches him with her best friend. She travels back 10 years to rewrite her dire fate and life’s story and reclaim control over her destiny. 

Beyond her transformation, Min-young also changed her hairstyle to a bob to differentiate her character’s different energies. 

“Even when doing the same things, past Ji Won and present Ji Won have different purposes and energies. I worked hard to create a common intersection within the same character,” she added. 

Marry My Husband premieres on January 1, 2024.