18 Aug 2023
Thai BL Dramas: What are they, and why are they popular?

Thai Boys’ Love (BL) drama is a relatively new TV genre attracting droves of local and international fans. Though these shows are love stories between two men, they’re especially popular with women, a surprising driving force for the trend and the longevity of the genre.

Nick Sachdev is an experienced design director and a professor in the fine and applied arts faculty at Mahidol University in Bangkok.

Kimberley Han is a writer-director based in New York and a former international TV executive at a Hollywood studio in Los Angeles.

Nimarta Narang is a Thai Indian journalist from Bangkok, Thailand, who is currently based in New York. She covers stories about culture, media, and entertainment.