Dong Yi


Drama: Dong Yi
Revised romanization: Dong Yi
Hangul: 동이
Director: Lee Byung-Hoon, Kim Sang-Hyub
Writer: Kim Yi-Young
Network: MBC
Episodes: 60
Release Date: March 22 – October 12, 2010
Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea


“Dong Yi” is a historical drama based on the life of Dong-yi later known as Choi Suk-bin(Han Hyo-Joo). Choi worked in the royal palace as a lowly water maid. King Sok-jong then selected Choi as his concubine. Choi would then give to birth Yeong-jo, the second son of King Sok-jong and the future king of Joseon. After the birth of Yeong-jo. Dong-yi would become Suk-bin.