Man Who Dies to Live

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Man Who Dies to Live


  • Title: 죽어야 사는 남자 / Jugeoya Saneun Namja
  • Genre: Family, drama, comedy
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2017-Jul-19 to 2017-Aug-24
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 (2 episodes back-to-back)
  • Original Soundtracks: Man Who Dies to Live OST


Jang Dal Goo sought his fortune in the small Middle Eastern kingdom of Bodantia in late 1970s. He returns to Korea as Count Souad Fahd Ali to find his estranged daughter, Lee Ji Young, and discovers the true meaning of "family".

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Relationship Chart
Main Cast
People around Count
People around Ji Young 'A'
People around Kang Ho Rim

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  • Each night's broadcast is divided into two 35 minute episodes with a commercial break in between.
  • Due to sensitive religious issue, MBC released an official apology and the drama was removed from most international streaming sites and channels (except in Vietnam).


  • 2017 MBC Drama Awards: Male Excellence in a Miniseries (Shin Sung Rok)

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