The pre-schooler and South Korean child actress Kal So Won is all grown-up now!
If you are a fan of South Korean pop culture, you’ve certainly heard of her—Kal So Won is a well known South Korean actress who gained popularity after starring in “Miracle in Cell No. 7.”
The film was released in 2013 and was a huge box-office hit in South Korea, becoming among the top-grossing South Korean films of all time.
The movie was so popular, it paved the way for equally heartbreaking Turkish and Filipino adaptations!
Kal So Won’s great acting talent was widely recognized, and she was nominated for the Grand Bell Award for “Best New Actress” and “Best Actress.”
Kal So Won was 7 years old during the making of the movie. After starring in the movie, Kal So Won went on to appear in various dramas and movies.
So Won also appeared in Legend Of The Blue Sea (2016) as the younger version of the mermaid Se Hwa and in A Korean Odyssey (2017).
She was a guest in the YG Future Strategy Office (2018) as well. Here’s So Won in an episode of the reality show Leaving The Nest in 2018.
In 2019, actor Ryu Sung Ryeong, who played Ye Sung’s dad in Miracle In Cell No. 7, shared an adorbs reunion pic of them together.
He posted photos with child actress Kal So Won on his personal Instagram account and wrote,
“Father-daughter reunion. So Won is eating lots of beans and growing up healthy on Jeju [Island].”
Now a teenager, So Won is signed under YG Entertainment and is still active in the showbiz industry! She turned 14 years old on August 14, 2020.
What can you say about her transformation? Do you still see her as the charming little kid?