Who is Paing Takhon: The prominent global organization TC Candler has chosen Paing Takhon, a Burmese model and actor, the “Most Handsome Face of 2021.” Chris Hemsworth, Timothee Chalamet, and BTS members V and Jungkook were among the finalists. The 25-year-old won the title of Southeast Asia’s most popular actor and was named to The Myanmar Times’ “Top 10 Actors” list in 2019. He was also come under “23 Stunning South Asian Men That Are Too Gorgeous For Words.” in 2018.
Paing Takhon Most Handsome Face of 2021 by TC Candler
The TC Candler list is one of the most eagerly awaited global rankings lists of the year. Takhon made his debut on the “Most Handsome Face” list last year, coming in 10th place, before taking the top spot this year. He narrowly defeated Chris Hemsworth’s BTS members V, Timothee Chalamet, and Jungkook at TC Candler.
He gained headlines, though, for receiving a three-year prison sentence for openly supporting Myanmar’s anti-coup protesters. While awarding Paing Takhon as the Most Handsome Face of 2021, the TC Candler list published the caption “Free This Man.”
Who is Paing Takhon?
Paing Takhon is a well-known Burmese actor, singer, and model. He was born on September 17, 1996, in Kawthaung, Myanmar, to Tun Moe and Khin Kyu. He was raised alongside his five siblings and graduated from Khamaukgyi’s Basic Education High School No. 1. In 2014, he relocated to Yangon to pursue a modeling career while also studying psychology at the University of Distance Education Yangon. That same year, he went for John Lwin’s model training and made his runway debut with John Lwin’s Star & Model International Modeling Agency.
In 2017, he released his debut solo album and landed his first leading role in the film “Midnight Traveller.” In addition to TC Candler’s “100 Most Handsome Faces of 2020,” the Myanmar Times (Top 10 Actors” in 2019), and Buzzfeed’s (23 Stunning South Asian Men That Are Too Gorgeous For Words) in 2018.
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Takhon is also the main face of several brands, including Pond’s Myanmar (later Oppo), Telenor, and Sunkist. A large number of fans and supporters attended his 2019 fan meet in Bangkok. The Myanmar Tourism Federation appointed the actor as Myanmar’s Tourism Ambassador to Thailand in September 2019. Not just that, but he also became the ASEAN Economic Community’s ambassador.