Popular actress Ha Ji Won is grieving for the loss of her younger brother, actor Jun Tae Soo, whose death has shocked K-drama fans around the world. She posted a loving tribute on her personal Instagram account that is both heartbreaking and inspiring. 

Jun Tae Soo died at the age of 34 on January 21. His last Instagram, posted on January 10, was a smiling selfie captioned with only three sun emojis. The actor had battled depression and was on the verge of a comeback, but now fans are posting condolences to his Instagram:


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Following the news of his death, Ha Ji Wan canceled all public appearances and promotional activities.

On January 24, Ha Ji Won posted a photo of herself with her brother:

Next to the photo, Ha Ji Won wrote: 

“My beautiful star. I hope that star is born in a world where it can shine eternally. My star, that I love. I hope that star is happier than anyone else in the world. I hope that star is loved by everyone in the world. I love you, my beautiful star, Tae Soo.”*

She also shared a photo of a drawing, along with the caption: “Jeon Tae Soo ‘Your beauty shines brighter than sunlight.'”*

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There is no official explanation of the cause of death yet. Jun Tae Soo is survived by his sister Ha Ji Won, two other sisters, and their mother. He has been laid to rest in a private ceremony. 

Many fans have been posting condolences and words of encouragement to Ha Ji Won and her family. 

We would also like to extend our deepest condolences to Jun Tae Soo's family, friends, and fans.


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