Thai model and actress Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying won the best newcomer prize at the 12th Asian Film Awards in Macau. Photo: Edmund Lee

Bad Genius star shocked at sudden rise to fame – but she is ready to take her acting career to the next level

Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying began modelling at 15 years old and made her film debut in the entertaining Thai high-school caper about exam cheating. Now she is determined to break into more serious roles

Topic |   Hong Kong International Film Festival

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Thai model and actress Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying won the best newcomer prize at the 12th Asian Film Awards in Macau. Photo: Edmund Lee
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.