Thursday, May 28, 2009

Happy Birthday tops Star Entertainment Awards

The Star Entertainment Awards for 2008 were held last night at Siam Paragon, with Happy Birthday the big winner with four awards: best film, best actor for Ananda Everingham, best director for Pongpat Wachirabunjong and best screenplay for Kongdej Jaturanrasamee.

Best actress was Mai Charoenpura for the psychological thriller Memory.

And the best supporting actor and actress prizes were repeats from earlier awards shows: Sorapong Chatree for Ong-Bak 2 and Focus Jirakul for Hormones.

Here's a list of awards and nominees:

Best Film
  • Winner: Happy Birthday
    • Wonderful Town
    • Rak/Sam/Sao
    • Ong-Bak 2
    • 4Bia

Best Screenplay
  • Winner: Happy Birthday
    • Wonderful Town
    • Rak/Sam/Sao
    • 4Bia
    • Sabaidee Luang Prabang

Best Actor
  • Winner: Ananda Everingham for Happy Birthday
    • “Pe” Arak Amornsupasiri for Rak/Sam/Sao
    • Tony Jaa for Ong-Bak 2
    • Joey Boy for Luang Pee Teng 2
    • “Tui” Kiatkamol Latha for Handle Me With Care (Kod)

Best Actress
  • Winner: Mai Charoenpura for Memory
    • Chayanan Manomaisantiphap for Happy Birthday
    • "Jeeja" Yanin Vismistananda for Chocolate
    • “Koy” Ratchawin Wongviriya for Rak/Sam/Sao
    • Jarunee Suksawat for Queens of Langkasuka

Best Supporting Actor
  • Winner: Sorapong Chatree for Ong-Bak 2
    • Pongpat Wachirabunjong for Chocolate
    • Santisuk Promsiri for Boonchu 9
    • Kiat Kitcharoen for Dream Team
    • Eak Oree for Queens of Langkasuka

Best Supporting Actress
  • Winner: Focus Jirakul for Hormones (Pidterm Yai Huajai Wawun)
    • Jintara Sukapat for Boonchu 9
    • Noon Siraphun Wattanajinda for Neung Jai Dieow Gan (Where the Miracle Happens)
    • “Peak” Patarasaya Krousuwansiri for Rak/Sam/Sao
    • Naowarat Yuktanan for Sapai Bareu (Ghost-in-Law)

Best Director
  • Winner: Pongpat Wachirabunjong for Happy Birthday
    • Nonzee Nimibutr for Queens of Langkasuka
    • Tony Jaa for Ong-Bak 2
    • Songyos Sugmakanan for Hormones
    • Yuthlert Sippapak for Rak/Sam/Sao
Best Costume
  • Winner: Queens of Langkasuka

Best Makeup
  • Winner: 4Bia

Best Soundtrack
  • Winner: Hormones

The Honorary award went to veteran actor Seetao Petrajayrin.

"Media Darling" awards went to singer-actor Film Rattapoom Tokongsrub and actress ”Aff” Taksaorn Paksukcharean

Awards are also given for television and music. Lyn's Lakorns has the full rundown.

Via Lyn's Lakorns, Kapook, Sanook, Wikipedia Thailand)


  1. Didn't Happy Birthday won BEST FILM?
    According to all newspapers & the rerun of the ceremony.

  2. Thank you Nanoguy. I made a mistake.


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