Kim has been known for his talent in both singing and acting since his debut in 2007. The multi-talented star is raising speculations from fans over what kind of performance he will stage.
The upcoming ceremony will led by veteran director Im Kwon-taek and produced by popular film director Jang Jin. The opening ceremony is to be aired live in 40 Asian countries.
With approximately 20 billion won ($19.4 mil) invested in the 2.5-hour show, the ceremony is looking to enchant viewers and the audience in the stadium.
Besides Kim, various top hallyu celebrities will take part in the opening ceremony for the international games. K-pop boy groups EXO, Big Bang, JYJ and CNBLUE, along with rapper Psy and actress Lee Young-ae are to also herald the opening.
By Ha Ji-won, Intern reporter (firstname.lastname@example.org)