Best Urassaya Sperbund movies and TV shows


After nearly two decades in showbiz, Urassaya Sperbund continues to be one of the most popular actors in the Thai entertainment industry. Whether you are a die-hard fan of Thai movies and TV shows or someone who has just discovered the magic of this world, no one is immune to the charm of the sensational Urassaya Sperbund. Here’s looking back at the top titles from her successful career trajectory.

Better known to her fans as Yaya, Urassaya Sperbund made her debut in 2008 with the hit Thai drama Peun See Long Hon. However, it was only after the first instalment of 4 Hearts of the Mountain in 2010 that Sperbund became a household name. Over the years, Urassaya Sperbund has been part of multiple Thai dramas and movies. Standouts from her portfolio include Kleun Cheewit (2017), Leh Lub Salub Rarng (2017), Brother of the Year (2018), The Crown Princess (2018), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), Thai Cave Rescue (2022), Fast and Feel Love (2022) and Love at First Night (2024).

Meanwhile, beautifully weaving together romance and folklore is the 2018 hit Nakee 2. One of the best Urassaya Sperbund movies, Nakee 2 transports audiences to a magical kingdom where love and legacy collide in an ultimate showdown between two powerful mythical creatures. Not to forget the romantic comedy Love at First Night, which is helmed by the visionary director Nok Nuntaporn Kaewamporn. One of the most popular Urassaya Sperbund TV shows to release in 2024, Love at First Night enjoys a solid 8.8 rating on IMDb.

Talking about her profession as an actor, Sperbund said in an interview with Elite Plus magazine, “I think everything came by chance. I never decided that ‘Oh when I grow up, I’m going to be an actress’. It was just that the chance came along and so we went forward with that and it was probably one of the greatest choices I have ever made.”

Movies and TV shows of Urassaya Sperbund to add to your watch list


Kleun Cheewit (2017)

Directed by: Aew Ampaiporn Jitmaingong

Other stars: Mark Prin Suparat, Louis Scott, Toey Jarinporn Joonkiat

Episodes: 15

Approx. duration per episode: 1 hr. 50 min.

Synopsis: Jeerawat(Sperbund) leaves home to get away from her rich, powerful and abusive stepfather. While driving away in her car, she accidentally hits a young woman. When the latter doesn’t survive her injuries, her fiancée Sathit (Suparat) vows revenge. However, with time, Sathit starts falling for Jeerawat and is conflicted between his duty and love.

Trivia: Also known as Waves of Life, Kleun Cheewit is a drama adaptation of the Thai novel of the same title. Additionally, it is also inspired by the 1994 Thai drama Khluen Chiwit.


The Crown Princess (2018)

Directed by: Aew Ampaiporn Jitmaingong

Other stars: Nadech Kugimiya, Sara Legge, Indy Intad Leowrakwong

Episodes: 12

Approx. duration per episode: 1 hr. 50 min.

Synopsis: Crown Princess Alice (Sperbund) of Hyross finds her life at risk after coronation. To ensure her safety, she is secretly sent to Thailand. There she meets Dawin (Kugimiya), the Lieutenant Commander of the Thai Navy, who becomes her bodyguard. While protecting her, Dawin eventually falls for the princess. Will Alice accept the love of a commoner?

Trivia: This Thai drama’s opening original soundtrack (OST), “Nah Tee Gub Hua Jai” (“Duty and Heart”), is sung by popular actor-model Nadech Kugimiya.


Brother of the Year (2018)

Directed by: Ball Witthaya Thongyooyong

Other stars: Sunny Si Suwanmethanont, Nichkhun

Approx. duration of movie: 2 hr. 2 min.

Synopsis: Being her elder brother, Chut (Suwanmethanont) is quite strict with Jane (Sperbund) and prefers to keep a check on her dating life. Meanwhile, Jane falls in love with a half-Japanese guy, Moji (Nichkhun) and decides to conceal her relationship from her brother. What happens when Chut eventually learns about Jane’s secret lover?

Trivia: This romantic comedy became an instant commercial hit in Thailand grossing over USD 2 million during its opening weekend.

Directed by: Off Pongpat Wachirabunjong

Other stars: Taew Natapohn Tameeruks, Nadech Kugimiya, Poyfai Malaiporn

Approx. duration of film: 1 hr. 33 min.

Synopsis: Detective Pongprap (Kugimiya) is sent to investigate unusual murders in a rural village in Thailand. Upon reaching, the villagers inform him that the murders are committed by a mythical snake called Nakee. While the villagers suspect a woman named Sroi (Sperbund) of being a psychic medium of Nakee, Pongprap takes it upon himself to unravel the truth.

Directed by: Ter Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit

Other stars: Nat Kitcharit, Potae Anusara Korsamphan

Approx. duration of film: 2 hr. 10 min.

Synopsis: Kao (Kitcharit) is preparing to become the fastest cup-stacking competitor in the world. But in the process, he starts neglecting his love life and ends up getting dumped by his longtime girlfriend J (Sperbund). Kao soon realises his mistake and decides to change his priorities in life. Will Kao succeed in winning J back?

Trivia: One of the best Thai movies, Fast and Feel Love inspired by the popular Fast and Furious franchise.


Love at First Night (2024)

Directed by: Nok Natthaphon Phatcharachayanon

Other stars: Mark Prin Suparat, Willie Ruengrit McIntosh, Phoo Phooripun Kruthirun

Episodes: 16

Approx. duration per episode: 1 hr. 10 min.

Synopsis: Apo (Sperbund) is a distressed architect craving love. She instantly feels a connection when she meets Mueang (Suparat), an eco-warrior geologist. The duo bond over life and share a passionate night together. Soon Apo learns that Mueang is her fiancée’s son and decides to forget their encounter. But with the former pursuing her, it becomes difficult for Apo to stay away from Mueang.


Love You To Debt (2024)

Directed by: Waa Waasuthep Ketpetch

Other stars: Bright Vachirawit, Benz Pornchita Na Songkhla

Approx. duration of film: 2 hr.

Synopsis: Bo (Vachirawit), a debt collector by profession, is leading a shady life in Thailand. When he decides to quit his job, his boss assigns him a final job of collecting the debt from a young woman, Im (Sperbund). What happens when Bo falls for Im and fails to complete his last task as a debt collector?

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– Is Urassaya Sperbund pure Thai?

No, Urassaya Sperbund is of Norwegian and Thai descent.

– Who is Yaya in Thailand?

Urassaya Sperbund is popularly known by her nickname Yaya in Thailand.

– Who is the husband of Yaya Urassaya Sperbund?

Thai actress Urassaya Sperbund is married to co-actor Nadech Kugimiya.

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