On Saturday, October 29, 2022, a terrible event killed more than 150 people in South Korea: A human stampede in the Itaewon area of Seoul during the first Halloween celebrations after the pandemic. korean actor Lee Jihan was one of the victims.
In accordance with 935Entertainment Y 9Ato Entertainmentthe actor was in the crowd when an unexpected movement caused him to dozens of people were crushed and suffocated. 156 died, including 20 foreign nationals. Others affected are serious.
While the authorities investigate the causes of the human flood, the names of the deceased have come to light, among them, that of Lee Jihana renowned actor and singer of k-pop of only 24 years.
THE BEST WORKS OF LEE JI HAN
Lee Ji Han was a 24-year-old Korean artist famous for his participation in the second season of “produce 101″, a major reality talent show where he ranked 98th and was eliminated on the fifth episode.
“Unlike the previous season, this time the participants are male. The show gives the audience a chance to ‘produce’ a K-pop boy band, choosing the concept, debut song, and name of the band.”, reads the description of the program.
The same year that he participated in the contest program, the young man participated in his first single “It’s me (choose me)”, which accumulates 33 million views in its official video on YouTube.
In acting, Lee became a youth benchmark, making his debut at the age of 17 on the internet youth drama “The Butterfly Dream” of 2019 and “Today Was Another Namhyun Day”.
THE DEATH OF LEE JI HAN
The talent company she was a part of Lee Jihan was in charge of confirming the death of the artist.
“It is heartbreaking to greet you with sad news. Actor Lee Ji Han, a precious member of the family of 935 Entertainment and 9Ato Entertainmenthas become a star in the sky and has left us”, reads the Instagram post.
Notably, both companies allowed Lee to hang out with other hopefuls like Park Hee Seok, Kim Do Hyun, and Cho Jin Hyung.
“We express our deepest condolences to the bereaved families who are deeply saddened by the sudden loss and to all those who love, cherish and mourn along with actor Lee Ji Han.”, adds the publication.
The companies highlighted the characteristics of the actor, whom they described as a person “friendly and warm to all. Infinitely bright and innocent, who always smiled brightly and greeted each other bravely”.
LEARN MORE ABOUT LEE JI HAN AND THE STAMPEDE IN SEOUL
LEE JI HAN FACT SHEET
- Name: Lee Jihan
- Birth name: 이지한
- Also know as: lee jihan
- Country of birth: South Korea
- Sex: Male
- Birthday: August 3, 1998
- Day of death: October 29, 2022. MORE DETAILS HERE.
HE WAS TRAINED AT THE UNIVERSITY
- Lee Ji Han studied at Dongguk University, exactly at the Faculty of Drama.
HE WON AN AWARD
In 2019, he won the MBC Drama Award for Best Supporting Actor/Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama category for his work in “Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung.”
WHAT WAS BTS JIN’S REACTION WHEN HE LEARNED ABOUT THE TRAGEDY?
BTS vocalist Jin announced the postponement of the premiere of the official lyric video for “The Astronaut.” The news was released through the official BitHit Music Twitter account.
“Jin Content Postponement Announcement. We would like to inform you that the event and content below have been postponed.” points to BTS’s tweet, confirming that the lyric video for “The Astronaut” has been postponed. MORE DETAILS HERE.
“KKOKDU’S GYE JEOL”, THE K-DRAMA THAT LEE JI HAN WAS RECORDING
Before the human stampede occurred in Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea, Lee Ji Han was filming the series “Kkokdu’s Gye Jeol” starring Kim Jung Hyun and Im Soo Hyang.
In this MBC drama, Lee Ji Han played Jung Yi Deun, the ex-boyfriend of Han Gye Jeol (Im Soo Hyang). It was last September when the young man finished recording his scenes. MORE DETAILS HERE