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Sungjong transforms into Song Hye Kyo as INFINITE hosts SNL Korea

By Carlo Rodriguez | October 21, 2016 01:11 PM EDT


Hold up! If you think that's actress Song Hye Kyo pictured above then you are entirely mistaken. You'd be surprised to know that the person above is actually Kpop group INFINITE's Sungjong. Amazing right? For so long, Sungjong has been referred to as Song Hye Kyo's lookalike despite being male and now he has actually transformed into the actress herself! If you're wondering as to why he would such an outrageously amazing thing, well, it's all for SNL Korea 8 which will be hosted by none other than INFINITE themselves this coming October 22.

As reported by Allkpop, Sungjong's epic transformation into Song Hye Kyo is all part of a segment in SNL Korea 8 called Dubbing Theater the singer will be parodying one of Song Hye Kyo's popular dramas, Autumn in My Heart. Still you can't help but admire the striking resemblance Sungjong has with the actress.

For those who don't know who Song Hye Kyo is, she is one of the most popular actresses in South Korea today having starred in numerous successful TV series like Full House, Autumn in My Heart, and the most recent, The Descendants of the Sun. In fact, South Korea and the rest of Asia are still reeling from the success of the recently concluded Descendants.

According to the producers of SNL Korea 8, the segment is just one portion of the massive fun and hilarity that's in store for the audiences when the episode airs this Friday. 5,500 viewers have already requested seats for the live show.

A clip showing the boys of INFINITE meeting with the production staff of SNL Korea has been posted earlier on by tvN and in it you will see the boy group discuss ideas that they can use for the upcoming show. The production team was even surprised when the boys brought on 19+ skit ideas into the fold.

Producer Min Jin Ki had even said that "The boys of INFINITE have definitely broken idol stereotypes during the meeting.", as reported by Soompi.

And because of that, fans can only expect great and funny things to happen on SNL Korea when INFINITE hosts it this October 22. While you wait for the episode to air, feel free to enjoy the images of Sungjong as Song Hye Kyo below.

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