Khluen Chiwit

Kluen Cheewit (Thai: คลื่นชีวิต, lit. "Life's Waves" or "Waves of Life", also spelled Kluen Cheevit) is a 2017 Thai drama that stars Prin Suparat, Urassaya Sperbund, Louis Scott (actor), and Jarinporn Joonkiat. It aired on Channel 3 from January 23, 2017 to March 13, 2017 (Monday and Tuesday). The drama is based on a novel with the same title and also a remake version of Khluen Chiwit (1995).[1] This is the second collaboration between Prin Suparat and Urassaya Sperbund, after 6 years, who previously worked together in the lakorn entitled Tawan Deard.[2]

Khluen Chiwit
Khluen Chiwit banner.jpg
Also known as
  • Life's Waves
  • Waves of Life
  • Kluen Cheewit
คลื่นชีวิต
Genre
Directed byAew Ampaiporn Jitmaingong
Starring
Opening themeYing Ham Ying Wanwai by Zeal
Ending themeYa Bok Wa by Warn Wunwarn
Country of originThailand
Original languageThai
No. of episodes15
Production
ProducerDa Hathairat Aumatawanich
Running time1 hr 50 min
Release
Original networkChannel 3
Original releaseJanuary 23 (2017-01-23) –
March 13, 2017 (2017-03-13)

SynopsisEdit

Jeerawat (Urassaya Sperbund) is a famous model and actress. On the surface, Jeerawat has a perfect life but deep down, she is in danger of being raped by her stepfather and longs for her mother's love. After Jeewarat's rich and powerful stepfather drugs Jeerawat, she manages to escape by driving away. Unfortunately, she hits a young woman on the road, who later dies at the hospital.

The dead young woman has a fiancée, Sathit (Prin Suparat), who is a lawyer who believes strongly in justice. He vows revenge on the female driver who killed his beloved fiancée. Unfortunately, Jeerawat's stepfather and mother use their influence and money to hide and hush all evidence. After coincidentally running into each other on many occasions, their fated encounters starts to change them both, as their bond deepens, Sathit becomes conflicted between the evidence that Jeerawat was involved in the car accident and between the good and kind person he finds underneath her public appearance, who risks her life for him. What will Sathit do when he gradually falls in love with Jeewarat? [3]

CastsEdit

Main Casts

Supporting Casts

  • Sriphan Chunechomboon as Looknam (Pim Personal Manager)
  • Eckhai Ueasangkhomserot as Suki (Jeerawat Personal Manager)
  • Santisuk Promsiri (Noom) as Patna (Piyakul (Piak) Father)
  • Kik Mayurin Pongpudpunth as Kun-Ying Jariya Maitreesawad (Jeerawat Mother)
  • Teerapong Leowrakwong as Sitta Maitreesawad (Philanthropist Businessman)
  • Anant Boonnark as Kroo Ar-Ree (Former primary school teacher in Jeerawat childhood)
  • Khwanruedi Klomklom as Nawadee Banbordee (Kroo Tiwwadee Mother)
  • Prima Ratchata as Siriluk (Servant of the Sittha House)

Guest role

  • Mai Warit Sirisantana as Mai / Rut (Thai male television actor) (Ep.1,4)
  • Prim Prima Bhunjaroeun as Tiwwadee Banbordee or Kroo Tiew (Sathit Ex-girlfriend) (Ep.1,2,3,4,6,8)
  • Surint Karawoot (Woot) as Phan Tamruat Tri Pised (Sathit Friend) (Ep.1,2,3,9,10,11,12,13,14)
  • Tassawan Seneewongse Na Ayutthaya as Penjan Santid (Yai Jan) (Thepan's grandmother) (Ep.4,5,6,7,9)
  • Freudonidas (Freud) Natthapong Chartpong as Thepan (Pan) (Grandson of Grandma Penchan) (Ep.4,5,6,7,9,10)
  • Gale Warunlak Sirimaneewattana as Rada (Piyakul (Piak) Friend/Thai female TV actress) (Ep.3)
  • Piya Sawetpikul as Pee Ka (Owner of a charity walk) (Ep.1)
  • Tum Rossarin Jantra as Joung-Jan Wadcharapan (Jade and Janejira Mother/private school owner) (Ep.2,5)
  • Jack Chakapan as Wetid (Way) (Sathit Friend) (Ep.7,8,9)
  • Napat Chumjitri (King Konbai) as Stephan (Private chauffeur Jeerawat) (Ep.1,2)
  • as Nukoon (Sathit Friend/Lawyer) (Ep.1)
  • Kittiphon Ketmanee (Ep.2)
  • Jirada moran as Jeerawat (chird) (Ep.4)

Performer

RatingsEdit

In the table below, the blue number represent the lowest ratings and the red number represent the highest ratings.

Episode Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen
1 January 23, 2017 5.52%
2 January 24, 2017 5.39%
3 January 30, 2017 5.08%
4 January 31, 2017 5.50%
5 February 6, 2017 5.00%
6 February 7, 2017 5.34%
7 February 13, 2017 5.65%
8 February 14, 2017 5.50%
9 February 20, 2017 6.05%
10 February 21, 2017 6.51%
11 February 27, 2017 6.84%
12 February 28, 2017 5.36%
13 March 6, 2017 6.95%
14 March 7, 2017 7.22%
15 March 13, 2017 7.82%
Average 5.98%

ReceptionEdit

The drama was a major hit and received popularity in Thailand. It is considered to be the highest rated Lakorn of Channel 3 in 2017. Khluen Chiwit is one of the Thai dramas that became phenomenal in recent years in China. It tops the list of most-watched on Bilibili, and other popular video streaming websites in China.[4] At that time of airing, the drama episodes were also top trending in social media sites like in Google and Twitter.[5] Additionally, the drama received praise from the fans in China, Russia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Arab Countries.[6]

Furthermore, the drama received positive reviews from critics. Critics Thairath praised the director's ability to pull out the potential of the characters. Thairath also states that "Both Prin Suparat and Urassaya Sperbund portrayed their love and sweetness very well. Another, Nuttanicha Dungwattanawanich, Masu Junyangdikul, and Louis Scott are the characters that make the drama even more mesmerizing."[7]

According to Post Today, they applauded the brilliant chemistry and romance between Prin Suparat and Urassaya Sperbund.[8]

After the airing of the drama, Thai Netizens wanted Prin Suparat and Urassaya Sperbund to see and work together again in a new Lakorn.[9]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017 Maya Award 2017 Most Popular Drama Khluen Chiwit Nominated
Best Director Aew Ampaiporn Jitmaingong Nominated
Best Actor Prin Suparat Nominated
Best Actress Urassaya Sperbund Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Louis Scott Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Toey Jarinporn Joonkiat Nominated
Best Song Ying Ham Ying Wanwai by Zeal Nominated
Star Indy Award (DaraInside) Best Actress of The Year Urassaya Sperbund Won
Best Supporting Actor Eckhai Ueasangkhomserot Won
Best Drama of the Year Khluen Chiwit Won
Sanook! สุดยอด Vote of the year 2017 Best Actress Urassaya Sperbund Won
Best Drama Khluen Chiwit Won
2018 Howe Award 2017 Best Actor Prin Suparat Won
Thai Top Talk-About 2018 Top Talk-About TV Drama Khluen Chiwit Won
Top Talk-About Actor Prin Suparat Won
Best Supporting Actress Toey Jarinporn Joonkiat Nominated
32nd TV Gold Awards Best Actress Urassaya Sperbund Won
Nine Entertain Awards 2018 Best Drama Khluen Chiwit Nominated
Best Actor Prin Suparat Nominated
Best Actress Urassaya Sperbund Nominated
Siamdara Stars Awards 2018 Best Drama Khluen Chiwit Nominated
Best Director Aew Ampaiporn Jitmaingong Nominated
Best Actor Prin Suparat Nominated
Best Actress Urassaya Sperbund Nominated
9th Nataraj Awards 2018 Best Drama Khluen Chiwit Nominated
Best Actor Prin Suparat Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Louis Scott Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Toey Jarinporn Joonkiat Nominated
Best Song Ying Ham Ying Wanwai by Zeal Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ คลื่นชีวิต เรื่องย่อคลื่นชีวิต หมาก-ญาญ่า Archived 2018-04-16 at the Wayback Machine, drama.tlcthai.com. Retrieved on 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ ฟิตติ้งแล้ว!! ญาญ่า - หมาก ประกบคู่กันในคลื่นชีวิต Archived 2017-09-29 at the Wayback Machine, becteroradio.com. Retrieved on 29 September 2017.
  3. ^ Learn Thai in Singapore, Joanne Tan. "5 Thai Lakorn / Dramas To Binge Watch In Singapore". Retrieved 2021-11-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ หากไม่รู้จักเจ็บปวดก็จะไม่รู้ถึงความสุขใจ เมื่อพายุผ่านไปท้องทะเลก็สดใสสวยงาม, pantip.com. Retrieved on 9 October 2017.
  5. ^ คลื่นชีวิต ถือว่าดังมากไหม???, pantip.com. Retrieved on 9 October 2017.
  6. ^ " คลื่นชีวิต " ละครไทยในไอจีซีรีส์เกาหลีและกระแสในจีน เวียดนาม, pantip.com. Retrieved on 9 October 2017.
  7. ^ คลื่นชีวิต ดราม่าหนักมาก คนดูยกนิ้วชม ญาญ่า-เต้ย สอบผ่านบทสาวแรง-ร้าย อ่านข่าวต่อได้ที่, thairath.co.th. Retrieved on 29 September 2017.
  8. ^ เคมีดีมาก! หมาก-ญาญ่า ระเบิดอารมณ์ตีบทแตกในละครคลื่นชีวิต .... อ่านต่อได้ที่, posttoday.com. Retrieved on 29 September 2017.
  9. ^ Thai netizens want Yaya Urassaya and Mark Prin to star in Lakorn Sawan Biang new version, daranews2016.blogspot.com. Retrieved on 29 September 2017.