Mai Charoenpura

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Mai Charoenpura
Mai in 2000
Background information
Birth name Siriwimol Charoenpura
Born (1969-01-05) January 5, 1969 (age 48)
Bangkok, Thailand
Genres Pop, string
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Years active 1980s-present
Labels GMM Grammy

Siriwimol Charoenpura (Thai: สิริวิมล เจริญปุระ; rtgsSiriwimon Charoenpura) or stage name Mai Charoenpura (Thai: ใหม่ เจริญปุระ; born January 5, 1969), is a Thai singer and actress.


Early life[edit]

Born in Bangkok, Thailand, she is one of four daughters of Thai actor Surin Charoenpura (stage name: Ruj Ronnapop) and Winee Sontikool. She has three sisters, Venic White, Vipavee Maguire, and a half sister, actress Intira Jaroenpura. Mai was educated in England, at Farringtons School.

Music career[edit]

As a singer, since 1989 Charoenpura has released dozens of albums, music videos and performed in many concerts.

In 2007, Charoenpura performed in Manchester, for a concert organized by former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, to celebrate his ownership of Manchester City F.C.[1]

Acting career[edit]

Since the 1980s, Charoenpura has acted in numerous roles on Thai television and in films.

As an actress, she came to international notice for her portrayal of the villainous Lady Srisudachan in the 2001 film, The Legend of Suriyothai, directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol, and released theatrically in the United States in 2003.

In 2010 Charoenpura appeared in the anthology horror film Die a Violent Death, alongside Akara Amarttayakul and Supaksorn Chaimongkol.[2]

Among her other movies are Memory and Meat Grinder.


  1. ^ "Thai fever hits City". The Nation (Thailand). 2007-08-06. Retrieved 2007-08-07. 
  2. ^ Thai Horror Anthology Wants You To 'Die a Violent Death'. March 9, 2010. Retrieved on 2012-06-23.

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