Raeng Ngao

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Raeng Ngao
Raeng Ngao-4remakes.jpg
Genre Drama, Revenge, Romance
Country of origin Thailand
Original language(s) Thai
Original network Channel 3
Original release 2012

Raeng Ngao (Thai: แรงเงา) is a Thai film and drama-revenge lakhon which has aired on Channel 3. Since 1986 the story proved popular and has been subject to four remakes.


The story revolves around a young woman named Mutta (มุตตา), the naive and kind-hearted twin sister of Munin (มุนินทร์), who one day went to Bangkok to find a job. There she met Vikit (วีกิจ) who later became her co-worker. Vikit and Mutta became friends, but her feelings did not correspond with his which left Vikit heartbroken. When she met her boss named Chenphop (เจนภพ) she fell in love with him. But Chenphop, a vain and shallow womanizer, already had a wife and three children.

When Chenphop's wife Nopnapha (นพนภา) found out that her husband was having an affair with Mutta, she publicly humiliated her and forced her husband to stop seeing her. Then Mutta realized that her lover would not stand for her, breaking all the promises he had made to her. She fell into a deep depression and went back to her hometown where she committed suicide. On that same day her twin sister Munin came back home from the United States. She blamed herself for having been one of the causes of her sister's death and used her identical looks to exact revenge from those she perceived had wronged her sister. Thus she went to Bangkok and pretended to be Mutta.


The original lakhon aired in 1986 under the name Raeng Heung (แรงหึง).[1] Owing to its success there were further remakes in 1988 (แรงหึง),[2] 2001 (แรงเงา)[3] and 2012 (แรงเงา).[4]

Raeng Heung (Film) (1986)[edit]

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  • Cast:
Chintara Sukapatana - Munin/Mutta
Amphol Lumpoon - Vikit
Kriangkrai Unhanandana - Chenphop
Yani Chongwisut - Napha
Natani Sitthisaman
Amnuwai Sirichant
Narasee Na Bangchang

Raeng Heung (1988)[edit]

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  • Director: Adul Duyarat
  • Cast:
Jariya Anfone - Munin/Mutta
Trin Sestachok - Vikit
Noppol Gomarachun - Chenphop
Mayura Savetsila - Napha
Panan Na Phatthalung[5]
Ratri Witthawat
Sommat Phraihiran

Raeng Ngao (2001)[edit]

  • No. of episodes: 14 (2001-2001)
  • Opening theme: Wan Nan by Nui Nuttikarn
  • Running time: Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 8:20 pm
  • Cast:
Ann Thongprasom - Munin/Mutta Chongprasoet
Theeradej Wongpuapan - Vikit
Dodo Charnlekha - Chenphop
Sawitree Samipak - Napha
Top Pohpiti

Raeng Ngao (2012)[edit]

  • No. of episodes: 20 (Monday October 1, 2012 - Tuesday December 4, 2012)
  • Opening theme: "Ngao Tee Mee Hua Jai" by Mint Mintita Vaddhanakul
  • Running time: 135 mins/episode UTC+7(8.30pm - 10.45pm)= UTC+8(21:30-23:40)
  • Cast:
Janie Tienphosuwan - Munin/Mutta Chongsawat
Ken Phupoom Phongpanu - Vikit Aphibanbodin
Pip Ravit Terdwong - Chenpop Aphibanbodin
Tanyares Ramnarong - Nopnapha Apibanbodin
Jane Janesuda Parnto - Netnaphit
Mintita Vaddhanakul - Looksorn
Chonticha Nuamsukol - Ratchanok
Rita Ramnarong - Tong
Pitchapat Tunta - Tor
Puttachart Pongsuchart - Jangjit
Lilly McGrath - Orrapim
Alita Blatter - Tip-arpa

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