Passionate Love

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For the 2023 Chinese web drama with the same English title, see Passionate Love (China).
Passionate Love


  • Title: 열애 (熱愛) / Yeolae
  • Also known as: Hot Love
  • Genre: Melodrama, romance, family, human
  • Episodes: 47
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Sep-28 to 2014-Mar-23
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 20:45
  • Original Soundtrack: Passionate Love OST


A humanistic melodrama that follows the tragic love and success story of a man and woman who get tangled up in tragic destinies due to conflicts in their parents’ generation. The drama depicts how one generation's problems can negatively affect the next generation.

Kang Moo Yeol is a third-generation chaebol who has both the looks and wealth and seems to have it all on the outside, but grows up with family issues and pain from the loss of his past love Han Yoo Rim. Meanwhile, Han Yoo Jung is a diligent and bright, and very independent woman who has a tomboyish and unruly personality which helped her overcome the sudden loss of her family. She is Han Yoo Rim's younger sister and will get involved with Kang Moo Yeol 10 years later. Both Kang Moo Yeol and his half brother Hong Soo Hyuk will fall in love with Han Yoo Jung. But, Moo Yeol and Yoo Jung are star-crossed lovers. Their tragic love story begins because of a tragedy due to their parents. How will they escape their dreary surroundings to succeed?

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Main Cast
People around Moo Yeol
People around Yoo Jung

Production Credits

Episode Ratings

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  • 2013 SBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actor for Full Length Drama (Jun Kwang Ryul)
  • 2013 21st Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Drama Excellence Award, Actress (Jun Mi Sun)

External Links

Wonderful Mama
Saturday & Sunday 20:45
Kang Goo's Story