Chennai : The Tamil GEC from Newgen Media “Puthuyugam” is airing the Korean shows under K Series during weekdays (Monday to Friday) at 7.00PM. So far the channel has successfully launched the famous Korean Serials such as “Boys over Flowers” and “Greatest Love” to India in Tamil language. In continuation, Puthuyugam is launching the next Korean Series titled “IRIS” – An action romance entertainer that has been produced with an extravagant budget of over Rs 100 Crore from 31st July onwards.
Lee Byung-hun plays the lead role in “IRIS”. Lee Byung-hun, apart from acting in Korean feature films and serials is well known for his roles in Hollywood blockbuster films G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, G.I. Joe: Retaliation and RED 2. He is also currently playing an important role in the fifth instalment of the world famous “Terminator” franchise which is going to release next year.
In “IRIS”, Lee Byung-hun plays an action and romantic hero who studies at the Military Academy in South Korea where he falls in love with a classmate, Hanjana. Later, he and his friend Albert get selected to join an elite unit after various tests.
There, Lee Byung-hun is been assigned with a special task to assassinate the North Korean Prime Minister. He is forced to run after his plan goes wrong and he becomes a wanted man by both North & South Korean Governments. Will he escape and prove innocence? Will he get back to his love? Is what forms the rest of the story of “IRIS”.
After being telecasted in various languages in various countries, “IRIS” is set to be aired for the first time in India in Tamil on Puthuyugam channel, the channel will also repeat telecast “IRIS” at 10.30 PM and a compilation of the all the episode aired from Monday to Friday will be repeated again on Saturday at 9 PM also.