The King Loves


  • Title: 왕은 사랑한다 / Wangeun Saranghanda
  • Also known as: The King in Love
  • Genre: Historical, romance
  • Episodes: 40
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2017-Jul-17 to 2017-Sep-19
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00 (2 episodes back-to-back)
  • Original Soundtrack: The King Loves OST


Set in the Goryeo dynasty, it tells the story of a young and ambitious monarch Won (Im Shi Wan) with a desire to conquer, and two people who shape his destiny; childhood friend Rin (Hong Jong Hyun) and a beautiful woman named San (Im Yoon Ah). A tragic romance involving love and ambition ensues between the three characters.


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Relationship Chart
Main Cast
People around Wang Won
People around Eun San
People around Wang Rin
People around Song In
Royal Family & Palace people

Production Crs


  • 2017 MBC Drama Awards: Best Young Actor (Nam Da Reum)
  • 2017 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Acting Award in a Monday-Tuesday Drama (Jung Bo Suk)
  • 2017 2nd Asia Artist Awards: Television Category - Best Artist (Im Yoon Ah)


  • This is a pre-produced drama.
  • Filming began November, 2016 and finished June, 2017.
  • This is Im Shi Wan's last project before he enlists in the military in July, 2017.
  • Each night's broadcast is divided into two 30 minute episodes with a commercial break in between.

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