Unni Is Alive

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Unni Is Alive


  • Title: 언니는 살아있다 / Eonnineun Saraitda
  • Also known as: Sister Is Alive / Band of Sisters
  • Genre: Melodrama, revenge, romance, family, comedy
  • Episodes: 68
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2017-Apr-15 to 2017-Oct-14
  • Air time: Saturday 20:45 (2 episodes back-to-back) / from Sep 1st (4 episodes back-to-back)
  • Original Soundtrack: Unni Is Alive OST


A story about life and love of 4 women. Ha Ri, an orphan and stationery shop's owner who lost her husband in a traffic accident on their wedding day; Dal Hee, who betrayed her boyfriend after being blackmailed for an accidental assault; Deul Re, a washed up actress with a threatening stalker; and Eun Hyang, a perfectionist housewife with a cheating husband.

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Main Cast
Gongryong Group
Ha Ri's Family
Eun Hyang's Family

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  • 2017 SBS Drama Awards:
    • Female Top Excellence in Acting (Daily and Weekend Drama) (Jang Seo Hee)
    • Male Top Excellence in Acting (Daily and Weekend Drama) (Son Chang Min)
    • Female Excellence in Acting (Daily and Weekend Drama) (Son Yeo Eun)
    • Male Excellence in Acting (Daily and Weekend Drama) (Ahn Nae Sang)
    • Best New Actress (Kim Da Som)


  • The production cost for this drama is estimated to be around 14.5 billion won (approximately $12.9 million).
  • This drama was planned to be broadcasted by MBC but due to few conditions that did not match, this drama was moved to SBS.
  • Actress Jo Bo Ah was first offered the lead role but later got replaced by Kim Joo Hyun.
  • Screenwriter Kim Soon Ok and actress Jang Seo Hee previously worked together on 2008 SBS drama series Temptation of Wife.
  • Screenwriter Kim Soon Ok, actor Ahn Nae Sang and actress Hwang Young Hee previously worked together on 2014 MBC drama series Come! Jang Bo Ri.
  • Screenwriter Kim Soon Ok and actor Ahn Nae Sang previously worked together on 2015 MBC drama series My Daughter, Geum Sa Wol.
  • Beginning Sep 1st, each night's broadcast is divided into four 30 minute episodes with three commercial break in between and ends with a short scene of "epilogue".
  • On 8th Sep 2017, an extension of 8 episodes has been added to the drama and results a total of 68 episodes.

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