The Straits Times
Friday, Apr 22, 2016
South Korean hit drama Descendants of the Sun may have reached its conclusion, but the popularity of main actor Song Joong Ki continues to soar.
The 30-year-old heart-throb graces the cover of fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar Korea for its May issue, appearing in a blue silk shirt with cranes and flower patterns splashed across it.
The magazine has released extra photos on its Facebook page in recent days to the delight of Song's fanatical fan base.
The photo spread, titled "Exclusive, Song Joong-ki's Very Private Moment", includes a shot of him posing for the camera bare-chested while wrapped in white sheets.
In its Facebook post, the crew of the magazine complimented Song on his professional attitude and leadership.
In the wildly-popular Descendants, Song played Yoo Si Jin, a charming soldier in the special forces.
He had kicked off his Asia fan meeting tour on Sunday at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, drawing about 4,000 fans, according to The Korea Herald.
The fan meeting was Song's first since 2013 after he finished his military service and then returned to television in a spectacular way with Descendants.
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