GQ Thailand launches

The debut issue of GQ Thailand went on sale yesterday, simultaneously with the GQ website going live.

The September issue launch cover is triple fold, featuring six celebrities who are leaders in the Thai music and film industries, perfectly encapsulating the GQ brand, says Conde Nast International.

The main cover features Hugo, an international singer who was recently signed by Jay-Z on to his Roc National label; Joey Boy, Thai hip hop singer who co-produced a song with; and Tiradej Wongpuapan, one of Thailand’s most popular actors.

The middle section of the triple fold launch cover features Thai filmmaker and screenwriter, Banjong Pisanthanakun, who co-wrote the hit 2004 horror film Shutter, currently optioned for a Hollywood remake; and actor Ray MacDonald who won Best Actor at the Thailand National Film Association Awards for his role in Fun Bar Karaoke.

The third section features teen actor Thanapob Leeratanakajorn; Nirut Sirijanya, an iconic figure in the Thai film industry, who starred in the Hangover 2 as well as being on the judging panel of Thailand’s Got Talent in 2011, and Niwklom Munint, a leading author.

Vorani V is Editor-in-Chief of GQ Thailand, which is the 20th edition of GQ worldwide. GQ is published in the United States, Britain, Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico & Latin America, Portugal, South Africa, Romania, Russia, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey. GQ Thailand is published under licence agreement with Serendipity Media Co. Ltd, who also publish Vogue Thailand.