Monday, March 22, 2010

Super Junior Kim Hee-chul makes radio DJ comeback

Boy band Super Junior member Kim Hee-chul poses during a press conference announcing major broadcaster SBS' revamped radio schedule at the public network's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea on March 22, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily] 

Boy band Super Junior member Kim Hee-chul will be returning as a radio DJ for SBS Power FM (107.7 MHZ) starting next week for the first time in four years.

"I am very thankful that I have been asked to take be a DJ again... I will do my best," the 26-year-old singer said at a press conference announcing SBS' revamped radio schedule.

Kim, who had hosted a show with singer-turned-actress Park Hee-bon in 2006, will be the sole DJ for 'Kim Hee-chul's Young Street' set to air starting March 29 at 8 p.m.

"I didn't know what I was doing back in the days because I had just debuted but I know how to control myself now and am more at ease so I think I'll be able to do a better job," an enthusiastic Kim explained.

He added that he plans be involved directly in the casting of the guests for his show -- actors Kang Ji-hwan, Lee Da-hae and Lee Wan are among the few whom he has asked to appear on the show, Kim said.

He also joked that he would be "okay for a few weeks just having each group member take turns appearing on the show," referring to his 13-man band.

Kim is a vocalist of his group which is currently one of the most popular K-pop acts in Asia. He is also one of the most sought-out idol stars on variety shows for his witty sense of humor.

Reporter : Ko Jae-wan star@asiae
Editor : Jessica Kim jesskim@asiae

Source: Asiae
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