1962 - 1970 : Thailand's star system emerged, starting with the most popular hero-heroine duo Mitr Chaibancha and Petchara Chaowaraj. They first appeared together in the film Pimchawee's Love Diary (Banthuek Rak Pimchawee).

1973 - 1985 : Student's political involvement and youth counterculture of Thailand in the 1970's gave rise to the social-problem films, which often depicted struggles of poor people in urban areas and villagers in provincial areas.