Moon Embracing the Sun is originally a South Korean television drama series. Dubbed in Tamil, it is aired on PuthuYugam TV from 16 September 2015 Monday to Friday, on 9:00 pm IST. The show stars Kim Soo-Hyun, Han Ga-in, Jung II-woo, and Kim Min-Seo. It is directed by Kim Do-hoon and Lee Seong-jun and written by Jin Soo-wan. It is produced by Oh Gyeong-hun, Pan Entertainment. The show is an adaptation from the historical-fantasy novel of the same name written by Jung Eun-gwol. It tells a secret, poignant love story between a fictional king of the Joseon Dynasty and a female shaman against the backdrop of a traditional Korean palace; and the conflicts and conspiracy of vying political powers.