We've all fantasized about starring—or even becoming an extra—in a K-drama. Well, guess what? A Pinay named Cherish Maningat is living the dream because she actually snagged a role in the second season of Dr. Romantic!
Dr. Romantic tells the story of "Master" Kim Sa Bu (Han Seok Kyu), the chief surgeon at a small countryside hospital called Doldam. When his students leave Doldam Hospital and the place lacks manpower, he recruits two new doctors, Seo Woo Jin (Ahn Hyeo Seop) and Cha Eun Jae (Lee Sung Kyung).
Cherish, who goes by the name "Cherish Unni" on social media, got to act in several scenes as a patient at Doldam Hospital who's a victim of domestic violence.
She even posted a selfie with Lee Sung Kyung, writing in the caption: "I have never met a star as down to earth, kind, and as caring as her. This was taken during our first day of shooting. While on stand by, I had a long talk with Korean actress Lee Sung Kyung. I was going through something [at] that time. She said 'I will pray for you. And I'm not just saying that. They're not empty words. I AM REALLY GOING TO PRAY FOR YOU.'"
"And she shared [with] us her life verse: 'Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see' - Hebrews 11:1."
Cherish also shared a video of Sung Kyung dedicating a message to victims of the Taal Volcano eruption on her YouTube channel.
You can watch the latest episodes of Dr. Romantic Season 2 on Viu.
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