Young Acting Talents in Asia – The Top 10

by | Jun 11, 2024 | Rankings | 0 comments

Asia is a vibrant hub of emerging talent, particularly in the realm of acting. The region is home to a new generation of actors who are making significant waves in the entertainment industry with their remarkable skills and captivating performances. In this special feature, Top 10 of Asia proudly presents the top ten young acting talents of Asia. This list, arranged in no particular order, highlights the promising careers of these rising stars who are poised to become the future icons of the industry.

Amir Ahnaf (Malaysia)

Amir Ahnaf, hailing from Dungun, Terengganu, swiftly carved out a place for himself in the Malaysian entertainment sphere. Rising as both an actor and model, he garnered attention portraying Kahar in the adrenaline-fueled series “Projek: High Council”. His proficiency in Silat, the traditional martial art, lent credibility to his character, while his musical flair and leadership acumen added layers to his performance. Amir’s artistic voyage remains ongoing, with fans eagerly anticipating his forthcoming endeavours.


Maymay Entata (Philippines)

Maymay Entrata, a rising star in the Philippine entertainment industry, captivates audiences with her multifaceted talent. Hailing from Camiguin, she shot to fame after winning the reality show “Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7” in 2017. Since then, she has flourished as an actress, singer and model, showcasing her versatility and charm. Her endearing personality and unique style have endeared her to fans nationwide. Her notable roles in films and television series, coupled with her hit songs, reflect her growing influence in showbiz. With a promising career trajectory ahead, she continues to inspire aspiring artists with her passion and determination. She embodies the epitome of a modern-day entertainer, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.


Prilly Latuconsina (Indonesia)

Prilly Latuconsina, an Indonesian actress and singer, has captivated audiences with her multifaceted talent and charming persona. Rising to prominence in the entertainment industry at a young age, Prilly’s career trajectory has been nothing short of remarkable. From her early days as a television presenter to her breakthrough roles in popular Indonesian films and television series, she has consistently showcased her versatility and dedication to her craft. Beyond acting, she has also ventured into music, releasing hit singles that have garnered widespread acclaim. With her infectious energy and undeniable talent, she continues to be a beloved figure in Indonesian entertainment, captivating audiences with her performances on both the screen and stage.

Mierul Aiman (Malaysia)

Mierul Aiman, born Mohammad Amirul Aiman Norazman in Putrajaya, Malaysia, is a distinguished Malaysian actor and model. His career in the entertainment industry took off when he won the Hero Remaja 2021 competition. Mierul gained widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Fakhri in the 2023 Astro Originals series “Projek: High Council.” Standing at 178 cm, he has amassed a substantial following, particularly on social media. Mierul Aiman continues to make a significant impact in the entertainment world, captivating audiences with his talent and charisma.

Janella Salvador (Philippines)

Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador is a versatile Filipino actress and singer. Raised in San Juan, Metro Manila, she hails from an artistic family: her mother, Jenine Desiderio, is a celebrated West End actress and her father, Juan Miguel Salvador, is an Awit Award-winning songwriter. Janella first gained attention representing the Philippines at a world trade fair in Seoul, Korea. Her breakthrough came with the role of Nikki Grace Lim in “Be Careful With My Heart,” where her Taglish catchphrases became iconic. As a Garnier skincare ambassador and a platinum-certified recording artist, she showcased her musical talent. She has starred in notable TV series like “Oh My G!”, “Born for You”, “So Connected” and “The Killer Bride” and portrayed the supervillain Valentina in “Darna.” Her charisma and dedication continue to captivate audiences.

Jarinya Sirimongkolsakul (Thailand)

Jarinya Sirimongkolsakul, widely known as “Kaew,” is a prominent pop singer and actress from Thailand. Her deep-seated love for music emerged early in life, propelling her towards a successful career in the entertainment industry. Kaew is best known as a member of the popular Thai pop trio Faye Fang Kaew (FFK), she has also made a significant impact as an actress. She has showcased her versatility and talent in various dramas and movies, further establishing her presence in the Thai entertainment world. Her dual talent in singing and acting has garnered her a substantial fan base, making her a household name. Kaew’s journey in the entertainment industry is marked by continuous growth and success.

Adhisty Zara (Indonesia)

Adhisty Zara, widely known as Zara, is a celebrated Indonesian actress and singer who has won over audiences with her talent and charm. Hailing from Bandung, Indonesia, she initially gained prominence as a member of the popular JKT48 idol group. After transitioning to acting, Zara quickly established herself in the Indonesian film industry. She delivered remarkable performances in critically acclaimed films such as “Dilan 1990” and its sequels, portraying the character, Milea. These roles earned her widespread recognition and acclaim. Her performance in “Two Blue Stripes” further cemented her status as a talented actress, garnering several awards and nominations. In addition to her film career, Zara is a successful social media influencer with a significant following on platforms like Instagram. Her dynamic presence and versatility continue to propel her as a rising star in Indonesian entertainment.

Kokoy De Santos (Philippines)

Kokoy de Santos, born Ronald Marquez de Santos Jr., is a gifted Filipino actor, singer and model making significant strides in the entertainment industry. Originally from General Trias, Cavite, he started his career with minor roles in various TV shows and films, gradually earning recognition as a versatile performer. His breakthrough came in 2020 with the popular web series “Gameboys,” where he portrayed Gavreel Alarcon. Besides acting, he is also musically talented, having released several singles and frequently showcasing his musical abilities on social media, which further endears him to his fans. His charm, talent, and dedication continue to establish him as a rising star in the Philippine entertainment scene.

Vittawin Panichtamrong (Thailand)

Vic Vittawin Panichtamrong is a skilled Thai actor who has quickly made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. He first garnered attention with his performance in the Thai series “Hit Bite Love,” where his impressive acting skills and youthful charm captivated audiences. His portrayal of the character Hida demonstrated his considerable talent and potential. Additionally, Vic Vittawin expanded his reach with a role in the movie “Firstly ‘Like’ You.” As he continues to develop his career, this rising star is certainly one to watch. Keep an eye out for Vic Vittawin as he promises to continue enchanting viewers with his performances on screen.

Mawar Eva de Jongh (Indonesia)

Hailing from Blitar, East Java, Mawar Eva de Jongh is causing a stir in the Indonesian entertainment scene. With her impressive skills in both acting and singing, Mawar initially gained recognition through her standout performance in “Teman Tapi Menikah 2.” Her ability to convey profound emotions has solidified her status as a rising star. She serves not only as a celebrity but also as a beacon of inspiration for young Indonesians, with her unwavering dedication and artistic integrity. Keep an eye on Mawar as she navigates a promising career in both film and music.