July 08, 2012 01:46 PM EDT
On July 8, the production crew of the tvN's drama "I Love Italy" revealed a photo taken behind the scenes on set. The photo showed Kim Kibum posing for the camera with his Chinese fans who helped organize a special lunch event for the cast and crew of "I Love Italy."
A staff from the production crew revealed, "Approximately 300 fans from China prepared lunch and snacks for all the cast and crew of the drama. They also prepared t-shirts as special gifts. The cookies they prepared for us by hand even had Korean writing on them. We were all very touched."
The surprise gifts prepared by Kim Kibum's fans in Korea and now, China, is a clear indication of Kim Kibum's growing popularity as an international star.
Even though all the fans from China couldn't attend the special lunch event, 3 representatives of the fan club got a chance to meet Kim Kibum and speak to him in person.
Meanwhile, Kim Kibum stars in the tvN drama "I Love Italy" with actress Park Ye Jin.