Review: Cinderella and the Four Knights (2016)

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, School, Rich family

Original network: tvN
Native title: 신데렐라와 네 명의 기사

Trying to backtrack on the dramas that I did not manage to catch in the past. Cinderella and the Four Knight is one of the most popular Kdrama and up until today, it is still rank among the top K drama.

Who is Cinderella and her four knights?

The Cinderella is a struggling student that live under the roof with her stepmother and stepsister. Eun Ha Won (Park So Dam) works multiple part time to save enough money to support herself to her dream college to fulfill her late mother’s wish.

Kang Ji Woon / Han Ji Woon (Jung Il Woo), Kang Hyun Min (Ahn Jae Hyun), Kang Seo Woo (Lee Jung Shin) and Lee Yoon Sung (Choi Min Sung) are the four knights.

How it started?

One day, their grandfather orders his 3 grandsons to attend his 5th wedding ceremony. Hyun Min doesn’t want to go, but ultimately ends up hiring Ha Won to be his date for 3 hours so he can upstage his grandfather. Ha Won agree so she can raise the 5 million won to buy back her mother’s place again.

Ha Won’s character stood out to their grandfather, CEO Kang (Kim Yong Gun) and he did a background check on her to find out more. He then want to hire her to be the butler for his grandsons in return to pay for her college fees. The only condition, no dating allowed.

Mission start

After Ha Won’s father threw a major fact to her that she is not his daughter, she was thrown out of the house as well. She agree with CEO Kang to stay with his grandsons and help them get closer.

To get them have a meal together. After that she give herself mission to make the 3 cousins appear at their fathers’ death anniversary.

Grandpa collapse

CEO Kang collapse after seeing his 5th wife and his secretary dining together and suspect they are having an affair which is totally different as they are mother and son. CEO Kang also discovered that Ha Won and Ji Hoon is dating and was super furious.

CEO Kang went into coma and needed a donor ASAP and Ji Hoon is the only match. He went ahead with the surgery even though he know he will be at risk of shock due to allergy.

Grandpa is awake but Ji Hoon still in coma and Ha Won beg to stay by his side until he is awake. The stubborn grandpa is repeating the mistake of separating Ji Hoon’s parents.

Blessing from others

Grandpa secretly observe Ha Won while she took care of the coma Ji Hoon to make sure that she genuine love him and not because of his money and her greed. Slowly but surely, CEO Kang finally give his blessing.

Ratings: 🥔🥔🥔🥔

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