Hallyu star Lee Min Ho, who is currently serving as a public service worker in southern Seoul, seems to be a great anchor too. Lee-hosted DMZ, the Wild, documentary for MBC TV is gaining rave reviews and the Heirs actor is getting thumbs up for his lively anchoring job.
The three-part documentary focuses on the wild lives inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a four-kilometer-wide area that separates the South and North Koreas. The airing began from Monday at 11.10 pm and will run for three weeks. According to Yonhap News, the show will feature rare footages of wild lives. "accompanied the production team in the DMZ throughout filming, seeing for himself rare animals, such as otters, yellow boas and ocelots, inhabiting the area untouched by humans," the report added.
The documentary is aired to created awareness on endangered wildlife species. During the shoot that went on for a year-and-a-half Lee diligently accompanied his production and even camped out in freezing cold temperature to see wild species. The actor began his enlistment last month but was exempted from military duties due to his health injuries, which he sustained during two car accidents in 2006 ad 2011.
Often known as "the Ryan Gosling of Korea," Lee's popularity needs no introduction. His first break was through popular manga-turned drama Boys Over Flowers in 2009. He reached the pinnacle through City Hunter in 2011, Heirs in 2013 and Legends of the Blue Sea in 2016.
He has a great fan following in China, Japan, US, and many other countries. Apart from that, he has also represented a number of big brands like Korean Air, Ferrero Rocher chocolates, Dunkin' Donuts, Romanson watches and Etude House. The actor is currently in an on and off relationship with actress Suzy.