Film to tell the story of ET, the deaf-mute fortuneteller

From Poojadkuan - Manager, September 15, 2006
Left: There is only one person who could whisper one word to me and I would quit immediately…
Right: That person is the fortuneteller E.T.
Caption at bottom: This is the truth.

[This is a reference to a quote from Thaksin in February 2006 when he said he would step down as PM if someone "whispered to me"--meaning if the King told him to step aside he would. Here the joke is that Thaksin actually meant the fortune teller ET.]

Fortuneteller’s life told on Thai TV – mmtimes.com, October 8, 2012
…The series, titled Extraordinary Gift, will use actors and scripted material to tell the life story of E T, a fortuneteller who is famous not only on Myanmar — particularly for doing consultations with former members of the military elite — but also in Thailand, Japan and several other countries.
Many Thai people have travelled to Myanmar to consult E T, including series director Mr Nirattisai Kaljaruek, who has been coming to Yangon for that purpose for more than 10 years…

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One Response to Film to tell the story of ET, the deaf-mute fortuneteller

  1. Tota Limbu says:

    ET, Save me and bless me.

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