Stars of “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo” Burst Into Tears Upon Receiving Award

The incredible efforts of Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk were rewarded this week, causing tears of joy from the leads.

The hit show, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo aired a behind-the-scenes look at the show’s making after the final episode on January 11th. Director Oh Hyung Jong presented the two with the MBC Drama Grand Prize award. The two immediately burst into tears at the presentation, which recognized their efforts on the show.

Nam Joo Hyuk said “We did our best filming from late summer through January. Filming was really fun and it ended well, so I feel really great right now.” He then passed the microphone to Lee Sung Kyung, who added:

“We were happy, it was like family, and it was really fun. Because of that, I don’t want it to end, but I’ll cherish the memories I made here. Moreover, thank you to everyone that laughed and cried with us, and loved the show. We can really feel your love, and please remember [this drama] for a very long time. We love you too.”

Lee Sung Kyung stars as Kim Bok Joo, a college-aged weightlifting champion who is out of luck on the dating scene. Nam Joo Hyuk plays opposite her as Jung Joon Hyung, a collegiate swimmer who is notorious for false starts. After the two meet one day on campus, a relationship like no other grows between them.

You can watch the sweet moment from behind the scenes below, and be sure to check out Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, which aired on MBC.