On Saturday, October 29, 2022, a horrific event killed more than 150 people in South Korea: A human stampede in Seoul’s Itaewon district during the first post-pandemic Halloween celebration. Korean actor Lee Ji Han was one of the victims.
In accordance with 935 Entertainment Mr 9Ato fun, the actor was in a crowd when an unexpected movement caused dozens of people to be crushed and suffocated. 156 died, including 20 foreign citizens. The others affected are serious.
While the authorities are investigating the causes of the human deluge, the names of the deceased have come to light, including that one Lee Ji Hanrenowned actor and k-pop singer of only 24 years.
THE BEST WORKS OF LEE JI HAN
Lee Ji Han was a 24-year-old Korean artist known for his participation in the second season of “Produce 101”, a major reality talent show where he ranked 98th and was eliminated in the fifth episode.
“Unlike the previous season, this time the participants are men. The show gives the audience the chance to ‘produce’ a K-pop boy band, choosing the concept, debut song and band name.“, it says in the description of the program.
In the same year that he participated in the competition program, the young man participated in his first single “It’s me (choose me)”, which collects 33 million views in its official video on YouTube.
In acting, Lee became a benchmark for young people, debuting at the age of 17 in the youth web drama “A butterfly’s dream” from 2019 and “Today was another Namhyun day“.
THE DEATH OF LEE JI HAN
The talent company she was a part of Lee Ji Han was in charge of confirming the artist’s death.
“It is heartbreaking to greet you with sad news. Actor Lee Ji Han, a precious member of the family 935 Entertainment y 9Ato Entertainmentshe became a star in the sky and left us“, reads the post on Instagram.
Namely, both companies allowed Lee to hang out with other hopefuls like Park Hee Seok, Kim Do Hyun and Cho Jin Hyung.
“Our deepest condolences go out to the bereaved families who are deeply saddened by the sudden loss and to all those who love, cherish and grieve alongside actor Lee Ji Han.“, the publication adds.
The companies highlighted the characteristics of the actor, whom they described as a person “friendly and warm to everyone. Infinitely cheerful and innocent, who always smiled brightly and greeted bravely“.
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LEE JI HAN FACTS
- Name: Lee Ji Han
- Birth name: Lee Ji-han
- Also known as: Lee Jihan
- Birth place: Seoul
- Country of birth: South Korea
- Sex: Male
- Height: 1.83 m
- Birthday: August 3, 1998
- Day of Death: October 29, 2022. MORE DETAILS HERE.
HE EDUCATED AT THE UNIVERSITY
- Lee Ji Han studied at Dongguk University, specifically at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts.
HE WON A PRIZE
In 2019, he won the MBC Drama Award for Best Supporting Actor/Actress in the 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 singer Jin announced the postponement of the premiere of the official music video for the song “The Astronaut”. The news was announced via the official BitHit Music Twitter account.
“Jin Content Postponement Notice. Please be advised that the event and content below have been postponed.” points to a tweet from BTS, confirming that the lyric video for “The Astronaut” has been delayed. MORE DETAILS HERE.
“KKOKDU’S GYE JEOL”, A K-DRAMA DIRECTED BY LEE JI HAN
Before the human stampede happened 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 filming his scenes. MORE DETAILS HERE