The third episode of the South Korean show ‘Squid Game’ shows contestants using a needle to carve out the shape carved into a fragile sugar candy.
Netflix: ‘Squid Game’
During the Covid-19 outbreak in 2020, Dalgona coffee became an internet sensation. People were posting their tries at the sweet beverage on social media while confined to their homes. And it appears that 2021 will be all about Dalgona candy, due to the Netflix comedy Squid Games, which premiered last month. The show is about people who are in debt and compete in dangerous children’s activities in order to earn a jackpot.
The third episode of the South Korean show ‘Squid Game’ shows contestants using a needle to carve out the shape carved into a fragile sugar candy. The sugar candy is made with a mixture called Dalgona. The craze for Dalgona candy has gone global, just like the show. People have been sharing their own attempts at manufacturing the Dalgona candy and playing the game, despite the fatal results depicted in ‘Squid Game’.
Attackers strive to reach and control land or home base by hopping out of bounds on one leg, while offense players push, pull, and try to keep their opponents outside the lines.
Hwang Dong-hyuk wrote and directed the series, which also stars Indian actor Anupam Tripathi. In the series, Anupam portrays Javed Ali, a Pakistani migrant worker.
Anupam has been in a number of Korean TV series and films prior to ‘Squid Game’. In 2014, he made his acting debut in the South Korean film Ode to My Father. His previous efforts include the popular Korean series Descendants of the Sun and Hospital Playlist, as well as the film Space Sweepers, which will be released in 2021.