A songwriting prodigy, Kang Han Gyeol (Lee Hyun Woo) has known nothing but success since he first entered the music business. The genius responsible for the success of the hit band, Crude Play, Han Gyeol has the world at his feet. But like all things, success comes at a price. Eventually overwhelmed by the pressures of his life, Han Gyeol steps out of the spotlight and into a simpler life. Living under a hidden identity, Han Gyeol tries to leave his old life behind but the haunting voice of a talented high school student draws him draws him back.
Young and unassuming, Yoon So Rim (Joy) would be just another average high school girl, if not for the incredible voice she possesses. Enchanted by this voice, Han Gyeol finds he can’t get So Rim out of his head. Against his better judgement, Han Gyeol finds himself coming back to So Rim, time and time again.
What starts out as an innocent acquaintance eventually turns to love but the two have a difficult road ahead as the path to happiness is riddled with obstacles. Will the two lovers be able to overcome the trials ahead or will Han Gyeol’s endless lies ultimately be their undoing?
A story of music, love, and youthful innocence, “The Liar and His Lover” is a 2017 romance drama directed by Kim Jin Min.