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‘Squid Game’ wins grand prize for television at Baeksang Arts Awards 2022

‘Squid Game’ won the top prize for television at this year’s Baeksang Arts Awards.

‘Squid Game’ wins grand prize for television at Baeksang Arts Awards 2022-Pao Apostol
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Pao Apostol

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05/08/2022 07:02 PM
‘Squid Game’ wins grand prize for television at Baeksang Arts Awards 2022
Photo Credit: @ squidgamenetflix on Instagram

One of the most talked-about Korean dramas of 2021 — Squid Game —snagged the grand prize at this year’s Baeksang Arts Awards.

 

 

Baeksang Arts Awards recognizes excellence in film, television, and theatre in South Korea.

Squid Game has surpassed several milestones including being the most-watched series in the history of digital streaming platform Netflix.

Read:‘Squid Game’ breaks record for biggest series launched on Netflix

Helmed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, Squid Game is a South Korean survival drama that follows the story of cash-strapped contestants who accept an invitation to compete in children’s games for a prize with a deadly price.

 

 

Here's the full list of winners in the Baeksang Arts Awards 2022:

 

Television 

Daesang (Grand Prize): Squid Game 

Best Director: Hwang Dong Hyuk (Squid Game) 

Best Drama: D.P. 

Best Actor: Lee Junho (The Red Sleeve) 

Best Actress: Kim Tae Ri (Twenty Five, Twenty One) 

Best Supporting Actor: Cho Hyun Chul (D.P.) 

Best Supporting Actress: Kim Shin Rok (Hellbound) 

Best New Actor: Goo Kyo Hwan (D.P.) 

Best New Actress: Kim Hye Joon (Inspector Koo) 

Best Male Entertainer: Lee Yong Jin 

Best Female Entertainer: Joo Hyun Young 

Best Variety Show: Mnet's Street Woman Fighter 

Best Educational Show: KBS' Documentary Insight National Team 

Best TV Screenplay: Kim Min Seok (Juvenile Justice) 

Virtuosity Award: Jung Jaeil (Squid Game - music)

 

Film

Daesang (Grand Prize): Ryu Seung Wan (Escape From Mogadishu) 

Best Director: Byun Sung Hyun (King Maker) 

Best Film: Escape From Mogadishu 

Best Actor: Sol Kyung Gu (King Maker) 

Best Actress: Lee Hye Young (In Front Of Your Face) 

Best Supporting Actor: Jo Woo Jin (King Maker) 

Best Supporting Actress: Lee Soo Kyung (The Miracle) 

Best New Actor: Lee Hong Nae (Hot Blooded) 

Best New Actress: Lee Yoo Mi (Young Adult Matters) 

Best Movie Screenplay: Jung Ga Young, Im Eun Jung (Romance Without Love)


TikTok Popularity Award 

Actress: Kim Tae Ri 

Actor: Lee Junho