BLACKPINK and Jisoo & Jung Hae In’s “Snowdrop” will premiere in India with Disney+ Hotstar on THIS date
Disney+ Hotstar has announced that the highly anticipated original series, “Snowdrop”, is set to premiere on the platform in India, starting February 2020. With the first episode airing on February 9, the 16-part series will release a new episode every week on Disney+ Hotstar. The period drama recently aired its final two episodes on January 30 on JTBC.
Starring BLACKPINK’s Jung Hae In and Jisoo, “Snowdrop” is a period drama set during a time of political turmoil, exploring a forbidden romance between a young couple. “Tune in for Love” and “Prison Playbook” actor Jung Hae In stars as “Su Ho,” a student from a prestigious university who one day rushes into a women’s college covered in blood. Meanwhile, this is Jisoo’s first performance in a lead role, starring her as “Young Ro”, a female university student who hides and takes care of himself despite the danger under close supervision. What Young Ro doesn’t know is that Su Ho is hiding a heartbreaking secret that threatens the safety of her friends and family.
Led by writing Yoo Hyun Mi and director Jo Hyun Tak, the powerhouse duo behind 2018 thriller drama “Sky Castle,” “Snowdrop” was among the top 5 most-watched titles in the majority of APAC markets on Disney+ Hotstar for the first five consecutive weeks after its premiere. Director Jo Hyun Tak described the series saying, “Snowdrop is a heartwarming fictional melodrama about a young couple in love, and as the story unfolds, they find themselves enduring unbearable pain that one seldom encountered in a lifetime. I hope global audiences find this heartfelt series equally captivating and suspenseful as the two face their destinies.”