Friday, July 25, 2008

Top Thai lakorn on YouTube is dubbed in Khmer!

One of the most popular Thai lakorn (TV series) videos on YouTube right now (2008) is Ptay Snaeh and the interesting part is that it is dubbed in Khmer! Watching this Thai lakorn in Khmer language was really amusing. I can't understand a word it says, except for the title song at the beginning which is in Thai. This TV series is titled Ptay Snaeh in Khmer and was originally broadcast on Thai TV Channel 3 from October 22 to December 2, 2006 with the Thai title เทใจรัก นักวางแผน (Tae Jai Rak Nuck Wang Phan).

With the current border dispute at the Preah Vihear temple area that led to a military face-off between Thailand and Cambodia, I wonder if this is in any way going to affect the popularity of Thai lakorns in Cambodia.

The picture below is the Thai poster of the lakorn

Click below to watch the YouTube video of the Khmer dubbed version

Click below to watch the same YouTube video but in the original Thai version

There are lots of other episodes in both languages on YouTube if you'd like to watch them.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I would like to find one with English subtitles.