2023 Seoul International Drama Awards Winner List: Bae Suzy, ENHYPEN’s Sunghoon, Park Eun Bin nab titles

The 2023 Seoul International Drama Awards winners have been revealed, with Bae Suzy, Park Eun Bin, ENHYPEN’s Sunghoon and several others taking home awards at the prestigious event

Updated on Oct 10, 2023   |  08:44 PM IST  |  1.5M
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Bae Suzy credits- Bae Suzy's Instagram, ENHYPEN’s Sunghoon credits- ENHYPEN’s Instagram, Park Eun Bin credits- Park Eun Bin's Instagram
Key Highlight
  • Winners for 2023 Seoul International Drama Awards are announced
  • Bae Suzy, ENHYPEN’s Sunghoon, Park Eun Bin and more win at the Awards

On September 21st, the 2023 Seoul International Drama Awards, a global drama festival, took place at the KBS Hall in Yeouido, Seoul, and was broadcast live on KBS2TV. The Seoul International Drama Awards 2023, often referred to as the SDA, is an esteemed annual event that honors remarkable accomplishments in television drama productions on a worldwide level. Though it was established in 2006, it wasn't until 2008 that the prestigious Daesang (grand prize) was introduced. The ceremony was skillfully hosted by Jun Hyun Moo and actress Lee Se Young.

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Reborn Rich bags best mini series

Reborn Rich, featuring Song Joong Ki, Shin Hyun Been, and Lee Sung Min, bagged the award for Best Mini Series at the 2023 Seoul International Drama Awards. The series revolves around the tale of a loyal employee who is tragically murdered and subsequently reborn as the youngest son of a prominent conglomerate family. Driven by a desire for revenge, he embarks on a quest to bring justice to those responsible for his demise.

Bae Suzy wins Best Actress

Bae Suzy has earned the award for Best Actress for her role in the K-drama Anna, while Nina Ellen Odegard from Norway received the same recognition for Afterglow. In her heartfelt acceptance speech, Suzy expressed her gratitude to the awards show for bestowing upon her this significant honor. She then extended her thanks to the director of Anna, Lee Joo Young, as well as all the dedicated staff who poured their efforts into the production of the series. 


Suzy wrapped up her speech by expressing her appreciation to the fans who showered Anna with love and support. She made a promise to work even harder in the future. Anna unfolds the story of Yumi and how a seemingly innocent lie upends her world, leading her to confront various uncertainties in her newfound life as Anna.

Park Eun Bin grabs Outstanding Asian Star Award

Park Eun Bin, who won the Outstanding Asian Star Award, was unable to attend the award ceremony in person but delivered her heartfelt acceptance speech through a video message. She expressed her gratitude to her dedicated fandom, affectionately known as Bingo, saying, “Thanks to your love Bingo, I won Outstanding Asian Star at Seoul International Drama Awards 2023. Thank you. I truly thank you for always sending overflowing love. These days, I can feel love is visible when I see Bingo.” Continuing her speech, she shared her thoughts on the significance of love and the energy it brings, stating, “I think that the heart and energy of being able to love someone is a great thing. I sincerely thank you for always showing overflowing greatness. I will do my best to make every hour we will spend together meaningful. I hope you like my next project as well”. Additionally, Park Eun Bin's K-drama, Extraordinary Attorney Woo, was honored with the Outstanding Korean Drama award, alongside Song Hye Kyo's Glory.

ENHYPEN’s Sunghoon wins Idol Champ Artist Award

Park Sung Hoon or simply known as Sunghoon grabbed the Idol Champ Artist Award. Sunghoon is part of the K-pop boy group ENHYPEN. ENHYPEN, a seven membered boy group was formed by Belift Lab, a former joint venture between CJ ENM and Hybe Corporation, through the 2020 survival competition.

The list of winners at 2023 Seoul International Drama Awards 

Winners of Best TV Movie

Mayflies- UK

Belascoaran- Mexico

Winners of Best Mini-series

Reborn Rich- South Korea

The Long Season- China

Winners of Best TV Series

Meet Yourself- China

Act Like You're Asleep-Greece

Winner of Best Director

Stephanie Murat for The Fragile Colossus-France

Winners of Best Actress


Nina Ellen Odegard for Afterglow-Norway

Suzy for Anna -South Korea

Winner of Best Actor

Wei Fan for 'The Long Season (China)

Winners of Best Screenwriter

Aude Marcle for The Fragile Colossus- France

Nima Javidi for The Actor- Iran

Winners of Outstanding Asian Star Awardees

Atthaphan "Gun" Phunsawat- Thailand

Kathryn Bernardo- Philippines

Park Eun Bin- South Korea

Winner of Outstanding Korean Drama OST

Kim Ho Joong for Three Bold Siblings

Winner of Outstanding Korean Actor

Lee Sung Min for Reborn Rich

Winners of Outstanding Korean Dramas

Extraordinary Attorney Woo

The Glory

Winner of Grand Prize (Daesang) in International Competition

The Fragile Colossus- France

Winner of Special Prize for Best Program of 2023

Cammo- Norway

Winner of Idol Champ Artist Award

ENHYPEN’s Park Sung Hoon- South Korea

Winner of Golden Bird Prize for Program

Big Bet/Casino- South Korea

Winner of Golden Bird Prize for Individual

Choi Minsik for Big Bet/Casino- South Korea

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