On Saturday 29.10.2022. the terrible tragedy plunged South Korea into mourning. During Halloween celebrations in the Itaewon district, located in Seoul, a human stampede was launched that has so far left more than 150 dead, including Lee Ji Han, a Korean actor who had a promising career.
According to South Korean media reports, dozens of people were injured after being crushed and pinned against walls by the crowd that rushed into the alley. Government of the President Yoon Suk-yeol decree national mourning until November 5 for all victims while the causes of the human deluge are being investigated.
Until November 1 Number died was 156. In addition, 29 infected were serious.
WHO WAS LEE JI HAN?
24-year-old Lee Ji Han was a South Korean actor who rose to fame in 2017 as a contestant on Season 2 of the series “Products 101″survival show on the television network Mnet which brought together 101 young artists who competed to join the 11-member band and become the new k-pop celeb.
He was introduced as an intern Pan Entertainment and added in reality with the version of “Overdose” from EXO. Later he held a group performance “be mine” from INFINITY. He was finally eliminated in the fifth episode.
After participating in this television show, Lee He had a great opportunity to try his hand at acting. That’s how it is in in 2019he acted in a Korean drama “Today was another Namhyun day”playing a character Shin Nam Hyun.
LEE JI HAN FACTS
- Name: Lee Ji Han
- Birth name: Lee Ji-han
- Also known as: Lee Jihan
- Country of birth: South Korea
- Sex: Male
- Birthday: August 3, 1998
- Day of Death: October 29, 2022
WHICH NEW PRODUCTION DID LEE JI HAN WORK ON?
According to Soompi, the late performer Lee Ji Han I worked on “Kkokdu’s Gye Jeol”new drama from MBC. However, following the celebrity’s death, a spokesperson for the production team confirmed October 31, that recording is temporarily suspended.
This fiction is about an angel of death called Kkokdu (Kim Jung Hyun) who comes into the world to punish people every 99 years. However, when met Han Gye-jeol (Im Soo Hyang), a highly qualified doctor, decides to work with her as a visiting doctor.
In the series, Lee Ji Han gave life Jung Yi Deunex boyfriend of Han Gye-jeol. It is known that he recently filmed, so there are scenes that he did not finish filming.
HOW DID LEE JI HAN DIE?
Lee Ji Han died October 29, 2022after the stampede that broke out in Itaewondistrict of Seoul in South Korea.
On October 30, the Agency for Young Talents, 935 Entertainmentconfirmed the sensitive death in a press release: “The truth is yes Lee Ji Han died in an accident in Itaewon on October 29. We also wish it wasn’t true and were very surprised to hear the news. The family is in immense pain right now so we are very careful. Rest in peace”.
Some of the followers of the show “Produce 101” They announced this loss on social networks. They stand out among them Park Hee Seok, Kim Do Hyun and Cho Jin Hyung.
“Ji Han he left this world and went to a pleasant place. Please say goodbye to him on his final journey.”it is read on the digital platforms of the stars.
According to AllKPopfuneral of a young actor It will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
LEARN MORE ABOUT LEE JI HAN AND THE ITAEWON STAMPED
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. MORE DETAILS HERE.
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.
WHAT DID THE MAYOR OF SEOUL SAY AFTER THE TRAGEDY?
On Tuesday 01.11. Oh Se-hoonmayor of Seoul, publicly apologized for the human stampede on Halloween, which killed at least 156 people.
“As the mayor of Seoul, who is responsible for the lives and safety of citizens, I feel infinitely responsible for the accident and express my deepest apologies (…) The Seoul City Government will do its best to mobilize all its administrative power until all funeral procedures have been completed and the bereaved families, the victims and all citizens saddened by this accident can return to their daily lives.”said the authority through tears.
“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