The 52nd edition of Baeksang Awards was held at the Kyung Hee University's Grand Peace Hall, Seoul on June 3. It is one of the biggest awards night in South Korea to honour outstanding achievements in the film and television industry. The 2016 edition of the Baeksang awards was hosted by Miss A's Suzy and comedian Shin Dong-yup.
Many noted directors, actors, entertainers and writers walked the red carpet of the prestigious award ceremony held Friday night.
The Grand award in the movie category was awarded to director Lee Joon Ik for his commendable work in 2015 period drama film "Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet," and The Throne. K-Pop record breaking drama "Descendants of the Sun" bagged grand award in the television category.
Actor Lee Byung Hun - Jeon Do Yeon, and actor Yoo Ah In - Kim Hye Soo took home the Best Actor and Actress awards in the film and television category respectively.
The hallyu stars, Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye Kyo, won the Popularity Award for television category. The duo was also honoured with Global Star award in the similar category.
Here is complete list of winners:
Grand Award – Director Lee Joon Ik for Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet , The Throne
Best Film – Assassination
Best Director – Ryu Seung Wan for Veteran
Best Actor – Lee Byung Hun for Inside Men
Best Actress – Jeon Do Yeon for The Shameless
Best Supporting Actor – Lee Kyung Young for The Unfair
Best Supporting Actress – Ra Mi Ran for The Himalayas
Best New Actor – Park Jung Min for Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet
Best New Actress – Park So Dam for The Priests
Best New Director – Han Jun Hwi for Chinatown
Best Screenplay – Ahn Gook Jin for Alice in Earnestland
Male Popularity Award – EXO's D.O. for Pure Love
Female Popularity Award – miss A's Suzy for The Sound of a Flower
Grand Award – Descendants of the Sun
Best TV Drama – Signal
Best Entertainment Program – King of Mask Singer
Best Educational/Cultural Show – Test
Best Director – Shin Won Ho for Reply 1988
Best Actor – Yoo Ah In for Six Flying Dragons
Best Actress – Kim Hye Soo for Signal
Best New Actor – Ryu Jun Yeol for Reply 1988
Best New Actress – Kim Go Eun for Cheese in the Trap
Best Variety Star (Male) – Kim Gura for My Little Television
Best Variety Star (Female) – Kim Sook for With You: The Greatest Love
Best Screenplay – Kim Eun Hui for Signal
Male Popularity Award – Song Joong Ki
Female Popularity Award – Song Hye Kyo
Male Global Star Award – Song Joong Ki
Female Global Star Award – Song Hye Kyo