TV Show: Abeetha Diyaniya
Hangul: 동이
Director: Lee Byung-Hoon, Kim Sang-Hyub
Writer: Kim Yi-Young
Episodes: 80
Country: South Korea


"Abeetha Diyaniya" is a historical drama based on the life of Dong-yi later known as Choi Suk-bin(Han Hyo-Joo). Choi worked in the royal palace as a lowly water maid. King Sok-jong then selected Choi as his concubine. Choi would then give to birth Yeong-jo, the second son of King Sok-jong and the future king of Joseon. After the birth of Yeong-jo. Dong-yi would become Suk-bin.


1."Abeetha Diyaniya" is based on a true story.
2.Main actress Han Hyo-Joo and actor Bae Su-Bin previously worked together in the SBS drama "Brilliant Legacy" (Chanranhan Yusan).
3.Names "Suk-bin" & "Hee-bin" refers to position titles of the king's wives, while "Wang Hu" refers to the king's first wife (holds highest position of all the king's wives).