Kim Jae Wook
Easy on the eyes Kim Jae Wook almost upstaged the hero (played by Gong Yoo) in Coffee Prince. But it is in Antique that he truly shone with a portrayal of a multi-faceted homosexual character.
Susan B. Anthony: Do you know what I just found out? That Sucre means sugar.
Fernando Sucre: Yeah.
Susan B. Anthony: So everytime I say your name, I’m calling you sugar.
Fernando Sucre: Basically, yeah.
Susan B. Anthony: I like that
Because India is not just the fair-skinned north.
Given the Indian hangup on skin colour, it is great to see a drop-dead gorgeous actor (that hair! that bone structure!) who is dark and had not had his images modified to seem fairer.
No token Asian in Heroes, he’s also funny in ‘It’s a Wonderful Afterlife’.
Something to be said for eye-candy – stick Shahid Kapoor in a movie of indeterminate quality and you have a watchable few hours. At least, that’s what I think of Jab We Met. His best movie yet is Dil Bole Hadippa! (if only because of Rani Murkjee).
But I’m biased.
Eye-catching in Alatriste despite stiff competition in the form of Viggo Mortensen, Unax Ugalde is both handsome and talented. From Che (Part 1) to the badly-executed Love in the Time of Cholera, Unax Ugalde shows he’s no pretty face.