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“Mother” Thai version wins award at the “17th Komchadluek Awards”


Actress Maki Machida is named “Best Actress in a Supporting Role”


The Thai adaptation of Nippon TV's scripted format Mother received an award at the recent 17th Komchadluek Awards.
Actress Maki Machida (age 9) was named “Best Actress in a Supporting Role“ for her true-to-life performance as an abused girl who still keeps purely constantly seeks for maternal love. She was the only child actress nominated for the award this year, and became the youngest ever to win the award. The amazing young actress led this drama series to get the glory again, which has just won Best Script Writing at the 25th Asian Television Awards in January 2021.

The Thai version of Mother named เรียกฉันว่า...แม่ (“Call me…Mom”) was produced for LINE TV Original Series by LINE TV & JSL Global Media.
Mother has also been sold to South Korea, Ukraine, France, China and more, making it one of the most exported formats out of Asia.

Comment from JSL Global Media (Directors: Bunya Ariyasriwatana & Wirada Khuhavanta):
"We are delighted that our version of Mother continues winning awards within Thailand and overseas. We would like to also take this opportunity to congratulate Maki for winning the Best Supporting Actress Award despite a very strong competition this year. She worked very hard and put a lot of effort into this series. So, we are all very happy for her amazing achievement."

Comment from Nippon TV (Format sales and licensing: Sayako Aoki):
“We are delighted that our format keeps intriguing audiences worldwide. Mother is a story about listening to silent voices and reaching out despite consequences, and we believe in the power of this script and congratulate our Thai partner and cast for this beautiful adaptation. Congratulations to everyone.”

The Komchadluek Awards is organized annually by a top newspaper in Thailand, Komchadluek Newspaper, and is one of the most prestigious entertainment awards in Thailand.

> For more information (link to NIPPON TV)