With Lee Jun Ki recently being honorably discharged from the Korean military, netizens are becoming increasingly interested as to which other male celebrities will be discharged and return to the entertainment scene in 2012.
Lee Jun Ki who enlisted with the military back on May 3rd, 2010 served with the public relations department within the Ministry of National Defense. Once being discharged on February 16th, the actor immediately held a fan meet later that afternoon at Sang Myung University. The fan meet was the first event to kick off his comeback, and he was met with 2,000 of his fans who responded with explosive cheers to welcome him back.
There are a number of other celebrities who will be discharged from the military this year, including actorLee Dong Gun who will return next month. Although Lee Dong Gun was still serving in the military, he signed with a new agency last year and plans to be active once being honorably discharged.
Actor Lee Wan will follow suit after Lee Dong Gun, as he will be discharged in April. He rose to fame after taking up a role in the hit 2003 drama, ‘Stairway to Heaven‘, garnering interest after he was revealed to be actress Kim Tae Hee‘s brother. Needless to say, fans are anxiously awaiting his activities to follow after his honorable discharge.
Kim Nam Gil is also looking forward to an honorable discharge this year. Kim Nam Gil who is working as a public service worker at the Gangnam-gu office in Seoul will be returning to the entertainment scene in July. Kim Nam Gil’s rise to fame occurred after ‘Queen Seondeok‘ in 2009, and he is already receiving offers for projects ahead of his discharge.
Kang Dong Won will also be honorably discharged this November. Kang Dong Won who is serving at the Research Institute of Public Health & Environment secured his place in the industry after taking on roles in ‘Secret Reunion‘ among other hit projects. Fans have been unavailable to keep up with Kang Dong Won as new information about the actor has not been shared, causing them to become more curious and anxious for his comeback.
Other celebrities to be discharged from the military this year include Kim Ji Seok, Kim Ji Hoon, Cho Han Sun, Park Hyo Shin, Super Junior‘s Kangin, Epik High‘s Mithra Jin, and more.
Fans are anxious to know how the stars will have changed after fulfilling their obligations in the military, and continue to hold high expectations for their return. Who are you most excited to see returning from the military?