The title of this lakorn is “Look Mai Plian See (its literal English translation means “Fruit that changes color”), it stars “Benz” Pornchita Na Songkhla, ‘Rome’ Patchada Nampan, “Namfon” Kullanat Preeyawat, “Chai” Chatayodom Hiranyatsathiti, Margie Rasee, and newcomer Pop Thakoon. It’s a confictual lakorn spanning two generations–problems of the parents affecting their children’s happiness. Metaphorically, Benz in this lakorn is the chameleon fruit, she will morphed to a vindicative/crazed woman when naturally she is a cheerful likable woman because of love–her heart was broken by Rome and his discretion with Namfon, who he later marries.
“Look Mai Plian See” is produced by TV Scene productions, it will air after “Saab Poosa (Cursed Fabric)”, taking up the Wednesday and Thursday time slot. It will premier sometime in April.
Cast and Characters:
“Benz” Pornchita Na Songkhla as Namthip (45)
‘Rome’ Patchada Nampan as Chatree (45)
“Namfon” Kullanat Preeyawat as Rithai (45)
“Chai” Chatayodom Hiranyatsathiti as Prasop (45)
Margie Rasee as Namnueng (22)
Pop Thakoon as Trin (23)
Twenty-two years ago, Namthip (Benz) and Chatree (Chatree) are first year medical students. Both are bright and optimistic, they fall in love and plan to marry after graduation. Then Rithai (Namfon), Namthip’s best friend comes into the picture and ruins everything. Rithai is a beautiful young woman who just recently graduated with a bachelor degree in business management and decided to come to Bangkok to find work.
Though Rithai knows that Chatree is her best friend’s boyfriend, she still pursues him while seeing a guy name Bancha. Rithai successfully plots a one night stand with Chatree, ashamed Chatree starts to avoid her. To get him back, she tells him she is pregnant with his child, when really it is Bancha’s baby. Sneaky woman.
When Namthip learns Chatree had impregnated her best friend she becomes a little crazed and tries to harm them both and herself. She fails every time because her best friend Prasop (Chai), who secretly loves her is there to stop her from attempting suicide and hurting others.
Unable to handle the pressures of life and seeing the only man she ever loved with a woman to whom she thought was her friend, feeling defeated, she goes back to her hometown pregnant with Chatree’s baby. Also during this time, Chatree and Rithai marry. Rithai gives birth to son, they name him Trin (Pop).
After graduation, Prasop heads to Namthip’s hometown, he opens a small clinic and becomes the adoptive father to Namthip’s daughter, Namnueng (Margie).
Fast-forward 22 years later, Namnueng and Trin are grown up. Chatree is a renown heart surgeon and Namthip is still crazed and angry about her scorn love. She teaches her daughter to be wary of men and is very strict regarding everything.
Namnueng graduates with a journalism degree and applies for a photographer position at a tour guide magazine. Simultaneously, Trin starts working there as a writer. I don’t think I need to tell you what’s going to happen next. Trin and Namnueng will develop a relationship and learn they might be siblings.
You can read a more detailed summary at Tina’s blog.
Odd right? The main adult characters are played by actors and actresses who are not even 30 or barely in their 30s. Rome is turning 25 this year and Benz is 29 years old. Kinda funny right, Pop Thakorn who is 23 years old, 2 years younger than Rome, he will portray Trin, Rome’s son. Margie is younger than him, she is 19. I believe Namfon and Chai are the oldest, they are both 33 years old.
Trin and Namnueng, are they siblings? Of course, they’re not. Dramatically near the end or middle, they will find out the truth.
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