Cha Tae Hyun Talks About Kim Joo Hyuk During His recent Award speech

Cha Tae Hyun’s farewell obituary to his friend Kim Joo Hyuk brought tears to everyone’s eyes at a recent award show.

On November 25 at the Blue Dragon Film Awards, Cha Tae Hyun gave an emotional speech in honor of the film actors who passed away this year.

“2017 will be remembered as a heartbreaking year when we had to send our loved ones away. We said goodbye to our respected seniors and beloved colleagues, which is very unfortunate.”

— Cha Tae Hyun

Kim Young Ae, Kim Ji Young, and Yoon So Jung were among the others who were mentioned.

“I give a big round of applause to our senior actors’ hard work. I will forever cherish the happy memories. I will remember these wonderful actors. Please don’t be in any pain in heaven, and I will pray for you to be in peace.”

— Cha Tae Hyun

Cha Tae Hyun also confessed that he is still dealing with the overwhelming shock of his good friend Kim Joo Hyuk’s sudden passing.

“I still can’t forget his smile. I still can’t forget his warm consideration and benevolence. I couldn’t even say goodbye to him. To be honest, my heart still feels overwhelmed at the sudden goodbye that happened out of the blue.”

— Cha Tae Hyun

Cha Tae Hyun touched many people’s hearts when he took the initiative at Kim Joo Hyuk’s funeral and consoled the visitors.

Kim Joo Hyuk’s former castmates from KBS’s 1 night 2 days also sent him a tearful tribute a few days after the funeral.

[★TRENDING] 1 Night 2 Days cast sheds heartbreaking tears in their final goodbyes to Kim Joo Hyuk

His heartfelt speech brought many Korean celebrities in the audience to tears.

Kim Joo Hyuk would have been so proud, knowing that he was so loved and missed by many.

Watch the full emotional clip below.